The 47th edition of Copa America has finally commenced after a year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the Samba Boys of Brazil laying down a marker against Venezuela with a win.
When a competition of this magnitude comes to town big players across all leagues of the world are well represented at the tournament. In that sense which leagues across the world are well-represented at this year Copa America?
Top 5 Leagues With Most Players At 2021 Copa America
Italy – (Seria A, 25)
The fourth best-ranked league in the world is well represented with the most players at this year Copa America with 25 players who ply their trade in Italy.
For a league that is ranked fourth in world, its a no-brainer for top players in the league not to grass the tournament with their talent except if their respective country don’t qualify.
Though the first match of the tournament between Brazil and Venezuela wasn’t represented with a huge number of players plying their trade in Italy. However, it was well represented by other league with top players plying their trade in other leagues of the world.
Mexico – (Liga MX, 22)
According to the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, the “Liga MX” is currently rank 20th in the world. The Mexican league was also ranked as the 10th strongest league in the first decade of the 21st century, a great feat that gives credence to how strong and credible the league has been.
At this year Copa America going down in Brazil, the Liga MX is well represented with 22 players who are plying their trade in Mexico. The Liga MX coming second on this list is well understandable due to the fact that is North America and their language is the same language with other players who are from South American countries.
Spain – (LaLiga, 21)
The first ranked league in the world comes third on our list with 21 players playing their football in Spain well represented at Copa America. Superstars like Casemiro, Renan Lodi, Luis Suarez and a host of others among the players who ply their trade in LaLiga are currently representing their country in Brazil with the hope to win the 47th edition of Copa America.
With the competition still in the group game fixtures and all the leagues still very much represented, but as soon as the men are been separated from the boys we would be seeing a reduction in players representing all of these leagues.
Bolivia – (Division Profesional Apertura, 21)
The Bolivian league may not be one of the best league in world football in terms of popularity and finances, however, the league is also well represented in this year Copa America with 21 players.
Big sides like The Strongest, Always Ready and others top side in the league all have players representing the Bolivian league at the Copa America which also give credence to how fast the league is growing.
Argentina – (Superliga, 19)
The Argentine Superliga take the fifth position on our list with a total of 19 players involved in the Copa America representing the league. Base on record La Albiceleste team is the second most successful team in the tournament with 14 trophies which also gives credence to why they’re also well represented in the competition.
Fantastic players who are of Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, and other national teams all ply their trade in the Superliga with either Boca Juniors, River Plate, Racing, Independiente, San Lorenzo, or another decent side in the league.
England – (Premier League, 18)
The second-best league in the world is also well represented at this year tournament presenting 18 players with the likes of Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City, Giovanni Lo Celso of Tottenham Hotspur, Richarlison of Everton, Roberto Firmino of Liverpool, Ederson Moraes, and Allison amongst other players in the Copa America.
With all of the above superstars mention above, no wonder the tournament has been able to garner a lot of eyes ball supporting their respective country with the hope of winning the tournament in end.
Paraguay – (Primera Division Clausura, 18)
Chile – (Primera Division De Chile, 18)
Venezuela – (Primera Division, 17)
Brazil – (Campoenato Brasilieiro Serie A, 15)
USA – (Major League Soccer, 15)
Portugal – (Liga NOS, 11)
Peru – (Liga 1 Apertura, 11)
France – (Ligue 1, 9)
Ecuador – (LigaPro Serie A, 8)