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As international football event, Copa America 2019 is all set to roll from next month, Uruguay FC has recently announced its 23-men squad for the showpiece tournament on Friday. This year La Celeste have roped in star striker Luis Suarez as a centre-forward in the team even after knowing about his knee injury. Not only Suarez but Paris Saint-German (PSG) striker Edinson Cavani was also named in the squad for the upcoming championship.


Moreover, the 32-year-old Suarez has also missed his side’s Barcelona’s final match against Valencia in Copa del Rey 2019 earlier last week. Though, Barca lost that match to Valencianistes by 1-2 at Benito Villamarin Stadium. Earlier in this season, Suarez had bagged a total of 21 goals in La Liga series, as a result, the  Uruguayan professional levelled up his scoring chart with Real Madrid’s player Karim Benzema. On the other hand, Cavani has scored 18 goals in Ligue 1 tournament this season. He finished at the third position in the league while mates Kylian Mbappe and Lille’s Nicolas Pepe are still leading.

Furthermore, experienced defender Diego Godin is going to lead the national squad after confirming his departure from Atlético Madrid in 2019. Gastón Pereiro, Giorgian de Arrascaeta and Nicolás Lodeiro have been named in the game to attack the opponents.

Earlier last week, Argentina FC announced their squad for the grand football tournament. Notably, star forward Lionel Messi and his deputy Sergio Aguero will lead the Argentina squad in Copa America 2019. Moreover, the 46th edition of biggest international men’s football championship, Copa America 2019 is going to commence from June 14 till July 7 and Uruguay will start their prestigious campaign against Group C mates Ecuador on June 16. The tournament will feature a total of 12 teams including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Japan, Uruguay, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar and Venezuela.

Here is the complete list of 23-men squad of Uruguay for upcoming Copa America tournament:

Uruguay’s squad for Copa America 2019: Martin Campana, Fernando Muslera, Martin Silva, Martin Caceres, Sebastian Coates, Jose Gimenez, Diego Godin, Marcelo Saracchi, Giorgian de Arrascaeta, Rodrigo Bentancur, Giovanni Gonzalez, Diego Laxalt, Nicolas Lodeiro, Nahitan Nandez, Gaston Pereiro, Lucas Torreira, Federico Valverde, Matias Vecino, Edinson Cavani, Maxi Gomez, Jonathan Rodriguez, Cristhian Stuani, Luis Suarez.