FOX Sports is on the verge of acquiring the English-language TV rights to the 2016 Copa America, according to a World Soccer Talk source.
The tournament, to be held in the United States from June 3-26 next year, will be the 100-year celebration of South America’s most prestigious international competition.
It will be the first time Copa America has ever been hosted outside of South America.
A spokesman for FOX Sports declined comment when contacted by World Soccer Talk regarding the news.
With the United States and Mexico automatically qualifying for the competition, the amount of interest in the tournament will be at a high coupled with the fact…