David Ospina - Colombia
Arsenal’s Ospina has enjoyed a successful debut season at the Emirates Stadium. The Colombian had a slow start to his Arsenal career, starting as the understudy for the first part of the season, before taking full advantage of an injury sustained by Wojciech Szczesny.
Ospina hasn't looked back since and will be pivotal in Colombia’s quest to win the Copa America.
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Thiago Silva - Brazil
Silva is vital in the Brazil national team, as important as Neymar. Brazil suffered badly without their captain at the 2014 World Cup losing 7-1 to Germany and 3-0 to the Netherlands.
He has adapted a good partnership with fellow PSG defender David Luiz in the squad. The rock solid centre-back will have a huge say in whether Dunga’s Brazil can make it all the way and put the humiliation of last summer behind them.
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Diego Godin - Uruguay
Godin is one of the best centre-backs around and Uruguay are lucky to have a player of his quality within their ranks. The Atletico Madrid defender played a pivotal role in Uruguay making it out of the World Cup group stage last summer
Godin works with Jose Gimenez at Atletico and they will be partnering up in defence this summer, the pair will be hard to break down and will be vital for Uruguay if they want to retain their trophy.
Nicolas Otamendi - Argentina
Otamendi is one of the most wanted centre-backs around in world football, being worth an estimated £35 million from club Valencia. Argentina are favourites to win this tournament, and the Valencia man will be hoping he can take his club form into the Copa America to help the his country cruise to victory after narrowly missing out on the World Cup last year.
James Rodriguez - Colombia
James made a name for himself at last year’s World Cup earning himself the golden boot and the best goal of the tournament. Now at Madrid, he is part of the best Colombian side in years, with this being their best chance of glory since being victorious in 2001. James will be looking to carry on the way he finished last year’s World Cup and help steer Colombia to victory.
Arturo Vidal - Chile
Vidal has been in outstanding form this season for Juventus helping them to the double and a Champions League final. Tireless Vidal a huge asset to Chile, and provides both protection for the defence and support for the forwards.
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Angel di Maria - Argentina
Di Maria hasn't had the season at Manchester United he was hoping for, with many believing that the midfielder was ready to move on after only being at Old Trafford for a year.
His form for Argentina has been the complete opposite with him being firmly in on the action, and will be hoping to link up with Messi and co as they prepare to do battle at this year's Copa America.
Neymar - Brazil
The Brazilian superstar has already achieved stardom in his home country. His record for Brazil is incredible scoring 43 goals in 63 appearances at the age of 23 and, if he stays fit, then he’s destined to break the goals and possibly even caps record.
The Barcelona man will potentially be leading the line in Dunga’s new look line-up and will be a menace for each defence on show at the tournament.
Alexis Sanchez - Chile
Sanchez has hit the ground running at Arsenal since joining last summer from Barcelona for £35million, getting 16 goals and assisting on eight occasions. Why on earth did Barca sell a player of his talent?
The Chilean hitman is capable of anything and, with the Copa America being in his home nation, the 26-year-old will do everything in his capabilities for Chile to claim their first ever title.
Sergio Aguero - Argentina
Argentina possess amazing attacking players, with Kun Aguero joining the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Carlos Tevez, Ezequiel Lavezzi...and not forgetting Lionel Messi.
The Premier League’s top goalscorer with 26, will be hoping to fire Gerardo Martino’s side to cup glory and lift the trophy like most people will be expecting.
Lionel Messi - Argentina
Arguably the greatest player to ever grace a football field will be on show once again this summer, with the world’s eyes watching him to see what magic he can produce this tournament.
Fresh from a Champions League success Messi will be hoping to lift the Copa America and add it to his ever-growing collection of medals.
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