AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

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In this Thursday, June 11, 2015 photo, an acrobat performs during the opening ceremony of the Copa America tournament at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

While the international soccer governing body FIFA is embroiled in a corruption scandal, Latin American stars Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez, Arturo Vidal, Neymar and others began playing in Chile last week at the world’s oldest soccer tournament, the Copa America. The president of the South American soccer federation, Angel Napout, did not show his face at the opening game, but the scandal has not tarnished the region’s premier tournament.

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