Copa America is a South American Football Championship which comes usually after every four years. But fulfilling one hundred years of Copa America since the inaugural season in 1916, this year 2016 South American Football Confederation CONMEBOL and North & Central American Football Confederation CONCACAF are going to arrange a special edition of CA jointly which will be placed in United States and it will be the very first time of Copa America hosted outside of South America. So, the participant also going to be expanded from twelve (12) teams to sixteen (16) teams where six teams from CONCACAF and ten teams from CONMEBOL.
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- Copa America 2016 stats
Many famous players from different teams will show their quality in this largest football tournament CA which is considered the third (3rd) most popular football events after FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro. It will be a tough job to say which player will do great job in this event but it somewhat possible according to their previous statistics. Many famous and renowned players will play for their glory and obviously some will succeed.
Here we present top ten best footballer for this season of Copa America 2016 which would be possible successor according to their statistics.
# 10 – Carlos Bacca: 29 years old Carlos Arturo Bacca Ahumada is a Colombian striker since 2010. He plays for Italian professional football club A.C Milan. In the year of 2015/16, he has scored 14 goals with 30 apps. He would probably one of the best player in this season of Copa America.
# 9 – Enner Valencia: Enner Remberto Valencia Lastra is an Ecuadorian national team footballer who plays as a forward for both national team and club. He is currently played for the club of West Ham United. He is also called “ Superman “ for his extraordinary performance. In 2015/16 season, he has scored 4 goals with 14 apps for the club and also scored 1 goal with 2 apps for Ecuador national team. He would possible prove himself again.
# 8 – Sergio Aguero: An Argentine professional footballer named Sergio Leonel Aguero is a striker. He plays for Argentina national team since 2006 and he is currently playing for Manchester City in club football. In 2015/16 season, Aguero has scored 16 goals with 21 apps for club and for national team he scored 10 goals with 10 apps. He is one of the best performer nowadays.
# 7 – Edinson Cavani: Born in Salto, Uruguay, Edinson Roberto Cavani Gomez is a Uruguayan forward who plays for national team since 2008. He is currently played for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) which is one of the most renowned football club based in French. In 2015/16 season, he scored 14 goals with 27 apps for club and 5 goals with 9 apps for national teams. He is one of the potential footballer nowadays.
# 6 – Arturo Vidal: Playing as a midfielder, Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo is a Chilean national team footballer. He is recently playing for Bayern Munich which is contested in German Bundesliga. According to the statistics of 2015/16 in club, Vidal scores 2 goals with 25 apps and for the national team, he has got total 13 goals with 73 apps. He would gain success in this season of CA.
# 5 – Alexis Sanchez: Alexis Alejandro Sanchez Sanchez is a Chilean professional footballer who is currently playing for best English club Arsenal as a forward. He is now one of the talkative and performing footballer nowadays. For the club Arsenal in 2015/16, he scores 7 goals with 23 apps where for national team he scores 5 goals with 16 apps in the same season.
# 4 – James Rodriguez: 24 years old James David Rodríguez Rubio is a Colombian professional footballer who is an attacking midfielder. He is currently playing for one of the best club nowadays which is Spanish Real Madrid. In 2015/16 season, he scores 5 goals with 19 apps for club. He is playing for Colombia national teams since 2011. He can be very effective for this Copa America season.
# 3 – Neymar Jr: Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, simply known as Neymar Jr or Neymar is a Brazilian young and most talented footballer who plays for Brazil national team and also spanish giant club Barcelona as a forward. He is the most popular footballer in Brazil and one of the most famous footballer throughout the world nowadays. His football career is very colorful. Last season in club football, he scores 21 goals with 26 apps. He would be very dangerous footballer for the opponent in this CA season 2016.
# 2 – Luis Suarez: Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz is a Uruguayan national team striker who is currently playing for spanish club Barcelona. He is very good and charming footballer in both club and national team. He is also one of the most expensive player in club Barca who is playing for Barcelona in exchange for €82 million. In the season of 2015/16, he scores 26 goals with 28 apps in club football and for national team he scores 1 goal with 1 apps. He would be worthy enough for this season.
# 1 – Lionel Messi: Born in Rosario, Argentina, Lionel Andres Messi or Lionel Messi or LM10 is one of the greatest footballer not only in the Argentina but also all over the world. He is a legendary footballer who plays for spanish giant Barcelona as a forward. He is also the captain of team Argentina. Five times FIFA Ballon d’Or winner Messi makes his name to the history. In the year of 2015/16, he has got 22 goals with 25 apps in club. It will be a very tough job to stop him in field. So, in this season of Copa America 2016, maximum focus will go to him. He should be the number # 1 footballer in this season.
Besides, many new and young players will take part in this anniversary season of Copa America and they will try to do their best through this CA season.