Top 10 Goalscorers in the Copa America of all-time: One of the world’s oldest football tournaments, Copa America is entering into its 47th edition to be played in the two host cities Argentina and Colombia from 14th June 2021. The tournament got established in 1916, and since then many teams have performed well in the event, with Uruguay being the most successful team, winning the tournament 15 times.
Here in this article, we have in detail described the Top 10 Goal Scorers in the Copa America of all time. However, Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez star football players are not able to execute their winning strike in the Copa America top players list.
Top 10 Goalscorers in the Copa America of all-time
Argentina’s Noberto Mendez and Brazil’s Zizinho with 17 goals each mark their position in the Copa America All-Time Top Goalscorers. From 1945 to 1947, Zizinho helped Argentina to win the esteemed title for three consecutive years. He was a star player from the 1940s and 1950’s brazil team and was Pele’s inspiration and idol. In 1949 Brazil clinched the Copa America title where Zizinho was part of the team. Alongside Ademir and Jair, he was placed on the attacking side. Before the 1960s, he was popular as the greatest Brazilian player.
With 15 goals, Severino Varela and Lolo Fernandez have placed third place in the Copa America All-Time Top Scorers list. Varela played a crucial role in leading his team Uruguay into the Finals of the 1942 game. Uruguay in the previous two editions failed to make it into the finals. Varela was well known for his ball control and powerful headers skill. Also, his aggressive attitude on the field made him a unique player. Teodoro Fernandez popularly known as Lolo Fernandez was a Peruvian football maestro. He led the team from 1935 and is fondly remembered as El Canonero (The Cannoneer). He was positioned at center forward and possessed great shooting skills.
Gabriel Batistuta ranks fifth in the top 10 goalscorers list of all time. He is still remembered for his spectacular performance in the 1993 Copa American finals. He played a major role for Argentina in clinching the Copa America 1991 and 1993 titles, and also won the prestigious golden boot award in both of these competitions. Here is the list of Top 10 Goalscorers in the Copa America of all-time:
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