With the Copa America kicking off tonight there is almost no coverage in the UK media, which is actually showing more interest in the Women´s World Cup than the world´s oldest football tournament. The BBC doesn´t even have a Copa America section on its website. Here, however, is an interesting history and overview of the Copa America from the BBC Sport blog editor, Tim Vickery, who seems to be one of the very few British journalists down here in Argentina:
BBC Copa America Story
It is one year since the BBC covered our joint project with Bjorn Heidenstrom's 'The Shirt 2010' in Cape Town, South Africa.
For those of you who have never seen the 2-minute BBC video of the 'world's biggest shirt', please check it out at this link:
Copa America 2011
A blog from the 2011 Copa America and road trip around Argentina.