A colorful ceremony in the National Stadium in Santiago opened the 44th Edition of the Copa America tournament from leo messi before the match between Chile and Ecuador.
The ceremony lasted 20 minutes and was a true spectacle of lights, fireworks and dancing.
The music for the Copa America was specifically made by Spaniard El Salvador Niebla.
Chile`s President Michelle Bachelet arrived in the stadium minutes before the start of the opening ceremony. She was accompanied by several ministers and other representatives of the local authorities.
Bachelet was caught by cameras how he sings with the rest of the stadium.