One of the Most Popular South America football Gala Events of Copa America 2021 is almost near to starts on with defending champions brazil set to host the tournament. The tournament will begin on 13 June with First Game between Brazil vs Venezuela. Originally The competition to be played in 2020 but its postponed because of the Coronavirus pandemic around the world and the two co-hosts, Colombia (civil unrest) and Argentina (COVID-19 concerns), have been replaced by Brazil and it reschedule to 2021 Now.
In Copa America 2021 We saw some of the finest players in the tournament likes of Neymar, Lionel Messi, Luis Saurez, and some of the others who are top contenders for the Golden Ball Awards. Here I will give you full info about Who is top contenders for the Golden Ball Award which to be awarded to the best players.
Top five contenders for the Golden Ball at Copa America 2021
#1 Neymar (Brazil)
If we look at the previous edition then Brazil Won the Copa America 2019 Edition without this star forward player of Neymar but with their current form he is one of the strong contenders for the Copa America 2021 Golden Ball award winner.
Neymar made only 15 Ligue 1 starts, scoring nine goals and providing five assists. The former Barcelona man will look to have an excellent Copa America 2021 campaign and enter the new season-high with full of confidence.
Neymar one of the best players in the game so he would be a trump card for the brazil in copa america although neymar who have not the best of season with PSG as Parisien giants finished second in ligue 1 and eliminated from the champions league semi-finals by Manchester City.
Brazil who starts the Copa america Campaign against Venezuela on 13 June 2021.
#2 Lionel Messi (Argentina)
The 33-year-old was once again Barcelona’s most important player in the 2020-21 season, making 33 league starts, scoring 30 goals and providing nine assists.
Messi who is part of the three losses of 2007, 2015 and 2016 Copa America Finals so they will definately looking to correct this stats.
Messi’s qualities are undeniable, and he is arguably one of the greatest players to have graced the game.
With strong performance of Messi, Argentina surely win their first title in the competition and secure the trophy which they are trying to win from the three decades. For that huge weight off on Messi’s Shoulders.
#3 Luis Suarez (Uruguay)
Uruguay’s Luis Suarez who is also one of the players to watch out in the Copa America 2021.
Suarez also known as El Pistolero is one of the greatest strikers of Current era. He comes to Copa America 2021 campaign on the back of a phenomenal 2020-21 campaign with Atletico Madrid.
#4 Angel Di Maria (Argentina)
Angel Di Maria has been a part of the Argentina setup for quite some time. Di Maria has been capped 105 times by Argentina, and his creativity, passing and goalscoring ability could come in handy for the 14-time champions at Copa America 2021. His understanding with Lionel Messi could be crucial to Argentina’s hopes of ending their long trophy drought at Copa America 2021.
#5 Federico Valverde (Uruguay)
The 22-year old Federico Valverde impressed lots with his performance in midfield for los blancos and they are one of the conteders for the Copa America 2021 for the golden ball award.