There's less and less time for the Copa América, the tournament for the National Teams of South America, to begin. Sunday will be the time when, after much controversy, the competition gets its kickoff. In this sense, this Thursday the ten participating countries presented to Conmebol the list of players who will play the tournament, in which the presence of 22 current Liga MX players stands out.
Colombia, with the presence of Stefan Medina (Monterrey), Óscar Murillo (Pachuca), William Tesillo (León), Yairo Moreno (León), Camilo Vargas (Atlas) and Juan Ferney Otero (Santos Laguna), is the country with the most players of Liga MX has in its establishment. Ecuador follows, with the presence of Ángel Mena (León), Félix Torres (Santos Laguna), Ayrton Preciado (Santos Laguna), Fidel Martínez (Tijuana) and Michael Estrada (Toluca).
Chile and Peru, both with three players, Uruguay and Paraguay with two and Venezuela with one are the other countries that have Liga MX players. Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia, meanwhile, do not have players in the Mexican competition.
However, Argentina does have several with a past in the Liga MX and who left an important mark on the Aztec country. They are Agustín Marchesín, who played for Santos Laguna and América, and Guido Rodríguez, former Tijuana and América.
The 22 Liga MX players who will play the Copa América
- Juan Meneses (Leon)
- Claudio Baeza (Toluca)
- Sebastian Vegas (Monterrey)
- Stefan Medina (Monterrey)
- Oscar Murillo (Pachuca)
- William Tesillo (Leon)
- Yairo Moreno (Leon)
- Camilo Vargas (Atlas)
- Juan Ferney Otero (Santos Laguna)
- Angel Mena (Leon)
- Felix Torres (Santos Laguna)
- Ayrton Preciado (Santos Laguna)
- Fidel Martínez (Tijuana)
- Michael Estrada (Toluca)
- Antony Silva (Puebla)
- Richard Sánchez (America)
- Yoshimar Yotún (Cruz Azul)
- Anderson Santamaría (Atlas)
- Santiago Ormeño (Leon)
- Jonathan Rodríguez (Cruz Azul)
- Fernando Gorriarán (Santos Laguna)
- Fernando Aristeguieta (Mazatlán FC)