Fascinating images from the 2019 Gold Cup
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The 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup is here and in full swing, now in its 15th edition. It joins a summer that’s already overflowing with soccer, including competitions like the Women's World Cup, Copa América, and the Africa Cup of Nations.
Having kicked off on June 15, the Gold Cup final is scheduled for July 7. This year it’s hosted by defending champions the United States, as well as Costa Rica and Jamaica.
The Gold Cup consists of qualified teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean. The 16 teams at this edition of the tournament are: the United States, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Panama, Honduras, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Martinique, Curaçao, Bermuda, Cuba, Guyana, Nicarauga, and El Salvador.
Standout players at this year’s tournament include the United States’ Christian Pulisic, Mexico’s Raúl Jiménez, Canada’s Alphonso Davies, Costa Rica’s Bryan Ruiz, and Jamaica’s Leon Bailey.
Now that we’re a few weeks into the competition, we already have some highlight moments to look back on. And if a picture is worth a thousand words, fortunately we have many of those!
Click through the following gallery for fascinating images from the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup as it’s played out so far.
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