Coutinho, one of the last culés in winning the Glass America


Like this it has gone them to the players of the Barça in the history of the Glass America

Published:13/06/2021 - 14:41h

Updated:13/06/2021 - 14:41h

They have been varied the players of the FC Barcelona that have raised the trophy of the Glass America with his national selections. The last in attaining it have been Coutinho and Arthur

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The Glass America arrives to his edition number 47 with Brazil like headquarters after the Conmebol opted by descartar to Argentina and Colombia like coanfitrionas of the continental tournament. Along the history, have been a lot of the players of the FC Barcelona that have participated in the tournament, and the present edition will not be the exception.

Messi, Agüero, Araújo and Emerson will be the players of the Barcelona staff that will defend to his selected. Apropos the start of the tournament, the official website of the Barça has elaborated a report with the most important names of the culés that have shined in the tournament of selections more ancient of the world.

By part of the winning maximum of the competition, with 15 trophies, Uruguay, stand out Héctor Scarone, leading four times champion of America before landing in Barcelona after the conquest of 1926. In 2011, another charrúa, Luis Suárez, would heave the trophy in Argentinian floor years before dressing the Barcelona T-shirt.

Culés Champions of America

The first title of Paraguay in the tournament (1953) served so that three players guaraníes were fichados by the Barça: Melanio Olmedo, Hermes González and Eulogio Martínez. Years afterwards, by Peru, Hugo Sotil had to travel from the City Condal until Caracas, Venezuela, to do with the title in front of Colombia (1975).

Since, there was not Barcelona presence until 1997, when Giovanni, Ronaldo and an ex culé, Romario, attained the title, a feat that two years afterwards would emulate Rivaldo with the verdeamarela, that for then was also the valid subcampeón of the world after falling in front of France.

It would be necessary to expect until 2004 to see again to a culé consecrating like champion of America: it would be Adriano Correia the one who, like part of the combined Brazilian, would impose to the Argentinian of Saviola and Mascherano in the batch of penaltis after an agónico goal of the 'Scratch' in front of some albicelestes that already saboreaban the title in the last minutes.

In 2015 and 2016 it burst into the golden generation of Chile, that would obtain the title in two consecutive years, winning to Argentina in two occasions and by the same road: the definition by penaltis. In them they were present Claudio Bravo, for then linked to the Barça, Alexis Sánchez, the one who already had abandoned the club, and Arturo Vidal, that would arrive time afterwards. In the following edition, Coutinho and Arthur would carry the award, with an old known of the Barça like MVP: Dani Alves.

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