All the best news and views from South America’s premier football tournament.
El Arbitro will be in Venezuela to cover the Copa and send you all the latest news and gossip. His linesmen will be scouring the continent to bring you all the local reaction to the results.
Starting next week with regular updates from Venezuela.
See the official site for a run down of all the matches and venues.
The tournament hasn’t even started there are already a number of talking points. Juan Roman Riquelme, Boca’s mercurial playmaker, has decided to end his exile and returns to a full-strength Argentina squad. Landon Donovan, the USA’s brightest star, has been left out out of Bob Bradley’s 22. And with fears over the readiness of venues growing, authorities have moved one of the quarter final matches away from Barinas because the stadium isn’t up to scratch.
It promises to be an eventful three weeks. Stay tuned…