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11 June 2021

28 former participants in the Maurice Revello Tournament will compete in the Copa America

Like the Euro that will start on this Friday, the 47th edition of the Copa America will begin on this Sunday one year after the initial period due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the world. From 13th June to 10th July, the ten South American national teams will battle for the trophy. Among these teams, 28 players and coaches took part in the Maurice Revello Tournament in the past.

Argentina : Agustin Marchesin (2009), German Pezzella (2009), Alejandro Gomez (2009) – Head coach : Lionel Scaloni (1998)

Alejandro Gomez, here at the Maurice Revello Tournament 2009, will eventually play the first Copa America of his career

Brazil : Alisson Becker (2013), Ederson (2014), Emerson (Tournois 2017 & 2019), Marquinhos (2014), Douglas Luiz (2019)

Chile : Eugenio Mena (2009 & 2010), Gary Medel (2008), Tomas Alarcon (2019), Claudio Baeza (2014), Pablo Aranguiz (2019), Felipe Mora (2014), Eduardo Vargas (20082009 & 2010)

Eduardo Vargas, here against France international Morgan Schneiderlin during the Maurice Revello Tournament 2010, is the Chile all-time top scorer in the Copa America

Colombia : Davinson Sanchez (2014), Stefan Medina (2011), Sebastian Perez (2013), Edwin Cardona (2011), Duvan Zapata (2011), Luis Muriel (2010 & 2011), Rafael Borré (2014), Miguel Angel Borja (2013) – Head coach : Reinaldo Rueda (2000, 2001, 2003)

Davinson Sanchez in action during the 100% South American clash between Colombia and Brazil at the Maurice Revello Tournament 2014

Paraguay : Omar Alderete (2016), Mathias Villasanti (2016)

Peru : Head coach : Ricardo Gareca (1979, 1983)

FACTS

  • 6 Maurice Revello Tournament graduates on the 25 who will play the Copa America 2021 have already lifted this prestigious trophy previously : Gary Medel, Eugenio Mena and Eduardo Vargas with Chile in 2015 and then in 2016. While Alisson, Ederson and Marquinhos clinched the title with Brazil in 2019.
  • 11 Maurice Revello Tournament former players on the 25 that will compete in the Copa America 2021 will play this competition for the first time ever : Papu Gomez, Emerson Aparecido, Douglas Luiz, Pablo Aranguiz, Tomas Alarcon, Claudio Baeza, Felipe Mora, Miguel Borja, Rafael Borré, Omar Alderete, Mathias Villasanti.

  • Eduardo Vargas is the Chile all-time top scorer in the Copa America with 12 goals netted.

  • Brazil are the current title holders. The Seleçao earned a 3-1 win over Peru during the final in 2019.

  • One referee who took part in the Maurice Revello Tournament 2010 will officiate during the Copa America 2021 : Wilmar Roldan (Colombia)

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