Thursday April 28th, 2016

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CONCACAF and CONMEBOL unveiled on Thursday a special trophy for the Copa América​ Centenario, which will be hosted by the United States this summer.

This year's event will be the first Copa América hosted outside of South America. It will be a ceremonial tournament with no 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup berth on the line.

The trophy was designed by EPIC Studios in the U.S. and was created by Thomas Lyte's London Workshops in England.

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It weighs 7.1 kilograms and stands tall at 61 centimeters.

Here's a look at the new trophy: 

The trophy will be awarded to the tournament champion on June 26 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The tournament champion will get to keep the trophy.

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