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Copa America 2024 Power Rankings: Lionel Messi and Argentina favorites as Uruguay and Colombia prepare for semifinal brawl

We're into the business end of the Copa America, and there's been no shortage of surprises this summer as the tournament moves into the semifinal round.

Lionel Messi and Argentina have headlined the event and remain favorites among the final four left in the competition. The legendary attacker led his side into this tournament not just as reigning champions, but as reigning World Champions after conquering the field in Qatar in 2022. So far, Messi and his men have been perfect, earning their place as tournament favorites despite the star winger himself being at less than 100 percent.

Next up for them is Canada, who have outlasted multiple teams on their way to a somewhat surprising semifinal berth. Jesse Marsch has his team grinding as Canada has earned results against Peru, Chile and, most recently, Venezuela to book their spot.

On the other side of the bracket. Uruguay had to earn their semifinal spot by outlasting Brazil, and waiting for them is a Colombia team that blasted Panama in their quarterfinal match,

How is the field really shaping up ahead of the semifinal round? GOAL ranks the teams still left in the tournament.

Most recent update: July 8, 2024

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