Copa America Squads 2021: The 47th edition of the prestigious South American tournament, the Copa America is about to get underway after two weeks from 14th June. As the footballing season comes to an end after the UEFA Champions League, fans will be ecstatic to know that more football action is waiting for them.
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Copa America Squads 2021: Group-B
This year’s tournament was originally scheduled to take place last year. But, due to the COVID-19 outbreak all over the world, the world was forced into a global lockdown. Therefore, all sporting events were either canceled or suspended. However, as recoveries from the virus have speeded up, the tournament is set to go ahead from the second week of June 2021.
Before that South American teams will be involved in World Cup Qualifiers. Teams will have the chance to give their part players a runout before and check whether they are capable of making the final eleven. Although, most of the time, the team or squad that plays in World Cup 2022 Qualifiers are the final squad that takes part in the Copa America 2021.
The last edition’s winner Brazil is placed in Copa America Group A in the tournament along with host Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. The Selecao are gearing up for back-to-back Copa America wins with their last year’s stars are set to feature again this year. Among the star-packed team, PSG forward, Neymar is undoubtedly the best player for Brazil. He will try to win the most goals in the tournament and give Argentina’s Lionel Messi, a run for his money. Host Colombia needs to get things right. They are at a poor run of form and haven’t registered a win in the last three matches. Moreover, they were beaten 6-1 by Ecuador which is an embarrassing result for them. Let’s check out the squads for Group A.
Brazil Squad for Copa America 2021
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), and Weverton (Palmeiras).
Defenders: Emerson * (Real Betis), Danilo (Juventus), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Renan Lodi (Atltico de Madrid), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Lucas Verissimo (Benfica), Marquinhos (PSG) and Thiago Silva (Chelsea)
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Manchester United) and Lucas Paquet (Olympique Lyon).
Forwards: Everton (Benfica), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (PSG), Richarlison (Everton), Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid).
Colombia Squad for Copa America 2021
Goalkeepers: David Ospina (Napoli), Camilo Vargas (Atlas), Aldar Quintana (Atletico Nacional).
Defenders: Carlos Cuesta (Genk), Daniel Muoz (Genk), Dvinson Snchez (Tottenham), scar Murillo (Pachuca), William Tesillo (Len), Stefan Medina (Monterre), Yairo Moreno (Len), Yerry Mina (Everton).
Midfielders: Baldomero Perlaza (Atltico Nacional), Gustavo Cullar (Al Hilal), James Rodrguez (Everton), Jfferson Lerma (Bournemouth), Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Juventus), Mateus Uribe (Porto), Juan Fernando Quintero (Shenzen), Sebastin Prez ( Boavista), Wlmar Barrios (Zenit).
Forwards: Alfredo Morelos (Rangers), Duvn Zapata (Atalanta), Luis Daz (Porto), Luis Fernando Muriel (Atalanta), Miguel ngel Borja (Junior), Rafael Santos Borr (River).
Ecuador Squad for Copa America 2021
Goalkeepers: Alexander Dominguez, Pedro Ortiz, Hernan Galindez
Defenders: Felix Torres, Fernando Leon, Moises Corozo, Jackson Porozo, Pervis Estupinan, Leonel Quinonez, Pedro Perlaza, Romario Caicedo
Midfielders: Jordy Alcivar, Christian Noboa, Dixon Arroyo, Jose Carabali, Damian Diaz, Johnny Quinonez, Moises Caicedo
Forwards: Fidel Martinez, Gonzalo Plata, Angel Mena, Micheal Estrada, Leonardo Campana, Jose Angulo, Enner Valencia, Walter Chala.
Peru Squad for Copa America 2021
Goalkeepers: Carlos Cceda (Melgar), Jos Carvallo (University), Pedro Gallese (Orlando City).
Defenders: Luis Abram (Vlez Sarfield), Luis Advncula (Rayo Vallecano), Miguel Araujo (FC Emmen), Alexander Callens (New York City), Aldo Corzo (University), Marcos Lpez (San Jos Earthquakes), Jhilmar Lora (Sporting Cristal ), Christian Ramos (Csar Vallejo), Anderson Santamara (Atlas), Miguel Trauco (Saint Tienne).
Midfielders: Pedro Aquino (America), Christian Cueva (Al-Fateh), Martin Tvara (Sporting Cristal), Sergio Pea (FC Emmen), Edison Flores (DC United), Christopher Gonzales (Sporting Cristal), Yoshimar Yotn (Cruz Azul).
Forwards: Luis Ibrico (Melgar), Andr Carrillo (Al Hilal), Paolo Guerrero (Inter de Porto Alegre), Gianluca Lapadula (Benevento), Alex Valera (University) and Ral Ruidaz (Seattle Sounders).
Venezuela Squad for Copa America 2021
Goalkeepers: Farinez, Graterol, Baroja
Defenders: Osorio, Angel, Chancellor, Pino Mago, Fuentes, Conde, Rosales, Feltscher, Gonzalez
Midfielders: Rincon (C), Moreno, Contreras, Rivas, Manzano, Herrera, Caserres Jr., Otero, Anor
Forwards: Soteldo, Savarino, Murillo, Rondon, Hurtado, Aristeguieta.
Also Check: Copa America 2021 Team Squads: Group-A