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Uruguay calls up Luis Suarez to play in his fifth Copa América


Luis Suárez, Uruguay’s all-time main scorer, will play in his fifth Copa América.

The 37-year-old Suarez, who performs for Inter Miami, was within the 26-man squad named by nationwide coach Marcelo Bielsa on Saturday.

Suárez mentioned on social media he was “very blissful and proud” to be picked.

Uruguay faces the host United States, Bolivia and Panama in Group C.

“Let’s go Uruguay, let’s go,” Suarez wrote.

He gained the Copa America in 2011 and was the participant of the event. He was picked for 2016 however harm stored him on the bench, and performed in 2019 and 2021 after they reached the quarterfinals. He didn’t play in 2015 as a result of he was suspended for biting Giorgio Chiellini within the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Uruguay beating Mexico 4-0 with a hat trick from Darwin Núñez, in a pleasant on Wednesday in Denver. Núñez, from Liverpool, will play in his first Copa América.

Amongst these to overlook out had been Liverpool striker Luciano Rodríguez and Orlando Metropolis midfielder Facundo Torres.

Uruguay’s Copa opener is towards Panama on June 21 in Miami.


Goalkeepers: Sergio Rochet (Worldwide), Santiago Melé (Junior), Franco Israel (Sporting Lisbon).

Defenders: Ronald Araujo (Barcelona), José María Giménez (Atlético Madrid), Sebastián Cáceres (América), Nicolás Marichal (Dynamo), Mathías Olivera (Napoli), Lucas Olaza (Krasnodar), Matías Viña (Flamengo), Guillermo Varela (Flamengo), Nahitán Nández (Cagliari).

Midfielders: Manuel Ugarte (Paris Saint-Germain), Rodrigo Bentancur (Tottenham), Federico Valverde (Actual Madrid), Emiliano Martínez (Midtjylland), Nicolás de la Cruz (Flamengo), Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Flamengo), Agustín Canobbio (Paranaense).

Forwards: Brian Rodríguez (América), Brian Ocampo (Cádiz), Facundo Pellistri (Granada), Maximiliano Araujo (Toluca), Cristián Olivera (Dallas), Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) Luis Suárez (Inter Miami).

Reporting by The Related Press.

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