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Summer Football – Top Competitions to Watch During the Summer Break

Summer break can be a dull time for football fans worldwide. All of the top European leagues have finished, including the Champions League and Europa League, and the champions have been crowned.

While superstars like are enjoying their vacations in exotic locations, you would think that there isn’t much going on in the world of football during the summer.

The truth is, however, that there is plenty of exciting games scheduled for the next couple of months that the true football fans will definitely enjoy.

Without further ado, here are the top competitions that you should watch this summer.

FIFA Women’s World Cup

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The eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup is underway, and we’re slowly approaching the knockout stage. This is the chance for you to see the best nations on the planet competing against each other for the most prestigious trophy in women’s football.

Team USA is the favorite to win the tournament, but they expect to encounter stiff resistance from the hosting France, as well as England, Germany, Netherlands, and a few other teams. The final is scheduled to take place on July 7th.

Copa América

The CONMEBOL America Cup is the best international competition in South America, although special invitees often include teams from North America, and in 2019, we will even see Qatar and Japan entering the competition.

This year’s Copa América is hosted by Brazil who is also the favorites to win alongside the two-time defending champions Chile, as well as Uruguay, Columbia, and Brazil.

Just like the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Copa América final will take place on July 7th, so we know that that’s going to be a day with plenty of excitement for football fans.

U21 Euro

While the European clubs are on a break, the young European nations are taking center stage. The 2019 UEFA Under-21 Championship will feature 12 best teams on the continent. This is a great way for you to take a look at the players who are expected to represent the future of football. The group stage started on June 16th, and the final will be held on June 30th.

Germany is looking to repeat its successful run from 2017 and win the third title. Spain, France, England, Belgium, and the hosts and five-time champions of the tournament Italy are among other favorites.

Euro 2020 Qualifications

The first half of the Euro 2020 qualifications wrapped up earlier in June, but they will continue in late summer, or more specifically, in September.

There are 10 groups with 55 teams who are all looking to find their spot at the next year’s UEFA European Championship. Only 20 teams will qualify directly (top two from each group), while the playoffs for the remaining squads is scheduled for March of 2020.