Football soccer cups all take a back seat to the FIFA World Cup. Teams from all over the world play in the World Cup. There are a total of 32 teams in the World Cup, 30 qualifying teams, the host team and the past champion. The EURO Cup is considered to be the second most important soccer betting event after the World Cup. A total of 16 European teams qualify for the football soccer EURO Cup that takes place every four years in between the World Cup years. The World Cup and the EURO Cup draw soccer fans from all over the world.
Other major football soccer cups for soccer betting fans to look at are the America Cup, EURO Cup, Gold Cup, Libertadores Cup, UEFA Cup and Confederate Cup.
The UEFA Cup is another football soccer cup for European clubs that are not playing in the Champions League. There are two qualifying rounds in the football soccer UEFA Cup followed by the Group stage, Round 3, Round 4 and then the final 8.
The American Cup is a football soccer championship in which 12 countries compete. The American Cup takes place every 2-4 years and provides great soccer betting action. The Confederate Cup is a football soccer tournament that has just 8 teams. They are the winners of each of the six soccer confederations, last year's Confederate Cup winner and the host country. The Confederate Cup takes place the year before the World Cup.
The Gold Cup football soccer championship is played by national teams from North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands. 12 teams compete for the Gold Cup. Another football soccer tournament is the Copa Libertadores played each year by the top clubs in South America. The tournament has the previous year’s champion, 5 teams from Argentina and Brazil, and three teams from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. There are 26 teams in the main draw for soccer betting fans to consider.