After a disappointing Under-21 European Championship the Copa America is here to rescue bored football fans across the land. Born Offside has the ultimate guide …

Argentina will host the event, that has been billed as the most important Copa since the competition’s rebirth in 1987.

Holders Brazil are under pressure to regain the title with their very own World Cup in 2014, while Argentina are favourites with the world’s greatest player Lionel Messi leading the line.

Uruguay will be eager to show their superb showing at South Africa last year was no fluke. Chile, Paraguay and Columbia have also brought talented sides hoping to spring a surprise.

Read the Group by Group guide to the tournament….

Group A

Group B

Group C