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CONCACAF 'open' to competition with CONMEBOL

U.S.'s Gregg Berhalter joins the Heineken ESPN FC Boot Room to explain how his style fits in CONCACAF and his thoughts on the Nations League.

The head of CONCACAF says it could work with South America on a future tournament, if the project is based on soccer development rather than money.

The United States hosted a centenary Copa America in 2016 with all 10 South American teams and six from North America. It was won by Chile.

Talks then broke down between CONCACAF and South American soccer's governing body CONMEBOL over a repeat event in the U.S. in 2020.

CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani says "we are open" to future cooperation, if it was for "longer-term reasons" to develop soccer in North America.

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Montagliani says past cooperation was influenced by money "which is not always the best reason."

In 2020, Argentina and Colombia -- whose capital cities are separated by a six-hour flight -- will host a 12-nation Copa America with two teams invited from other continents.


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