CONMEBOL and CONCACAF have reportedly agreed to have North American teams compete in the Copa Libertadores.
While an announcement has not bene made, it looks to be happening. According to Hernán Castillo, teams from the Northern Hemisphere, in this situation, CONCACAF teams, will be able to play in the Copa Libertadores as of next year.
Alejandro Domínguez, the president of CONMEBOL, tweeted out a video of himself dancing with a caption reading that “Next Monday, a “revelation is coming for all football lovers”. Domínguez had previously stated that Lionel Messi has to play in the Copa Libertadores.
This would mean that we could get Argentine players in the MLS, including Lionel Messi, playing in South America.
El próximo lunes se viene una develación para todos los amantes del fútbol, y así de felices estamos 🕺🏆 pic.twitter.com/X2CKEzi3zL
— Alejandro Domínguez (@agdws) July 14, 2023
Alejandro Dominguez (CONMEBOL President): “I told Messi that he has to come play the Libertadores.” pic.twitter.com/snzAy4Eymc
— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) January 10, 2023