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#CopaRank: ESPN FC ranks the top 25 players in the 2016 Copa America

Welcome to ESPN FC's #CopaRank.

ESPN FC is counting down the top 25 players in the 2016 Copa America Centenario, as voted for by various columnists, editors and analysts. Who makes the cut?

Disagree with our list? Tell us on Twitter using the hashtag #CopaRank.

Editor's note: The 25 players below reflect voting as of May 15. Players who withdrew following that deadline due to injury or being cut before the 23-man rosters were announced May 20 are still included in our ranks as an accurate representation of the ballot process.


Copa America Centenario Top 25

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25. Erik Lamela

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24. Gary Medel

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23. Javier Pastore

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22. Andres Guardado

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21. Claudio Bravo

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20. Carlos Bacca

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19. Juan Cuadrado

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18. Diego Godin

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17. Philippe Coutinho

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16. Dani Alves

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15. Javier Hernandez

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14. Paulo Dybala

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13. Keylor Navas

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12. Edinson Cavani

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11. Willian

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10. Gonzalo Higuain

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9. Javier Mascherano

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8. Douglas Costa

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7. Angel Di Maria

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6. James Rodriguez

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5. Arturo Vidal

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4. Alexis Sanchez

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3. Sergio Aguero

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2. Luis Suarez

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1. Lionel Messi


What you need to know

Here's all the information you'll need to get ready for this summer's landmark competition, which runs from June 3 to June 26.

Copa America homepage
All the breaking news, blogs and features will be available here.

Squad page
Check out all the 23-man rosters set to compete in the U.S. this summer.

Fixtures
All the games are here.

Copa America power rankings
Tim Vickery rates and ranks the 16-team field set to compete in the U.S. this summer.

Copa America fan guide
Team-by-team previews, key players, schedule information and much more.

Group previews
-- Colombia and Costa Rica are the teams to beat in Group A, Arch Bell writes.
-- Expect Brazil and Ecuador to dominate, but don't count out Peru in Group B, Jason Davis writes.
-- Generous crowds close to home will help Mexico cruise through Group C, Arch Bell writes.
-- A rematch of the 2015 final between Argentina and Chile will determine who wins Group D, Jason Davis writes.


Feature content, updated daily

-- Jeff Carlisle: Fabian Johnson's versatility a huge asset for U.S.

-- USMNT roundtable: Is Jurgen Klinsmann under pressure? Our writers discuss

-- James Horncastle: James Rodriguez ready to reignite at the Copa

-- Carl Worswick: Colombia scouting report

-- Jeff Carlisle: Talking soccer, Copa America with Peru legend Teofilo Cubillas

-- VOTE NOW: Who makes your all-time Copa America XI?

-- Tim Vickery: How Oscar Tabarez helped revive the Uruguayan national team

-- Bruce Schoenfeld: Can Chicharito lead Mexico to Copa America glory?

-- Jeff Carlisle, Doug McIntyre: The remarkable story of the U.S. team that finished fourth at the 1995 Copa America

-- Tom Marshall: The sky's the limit for a confident Mexico side

-- Jack Lang: Summer of burning questions for Brazil

-- Tim Vickery: The Copa vs. Euros debate must wait

-- Arch Bell: 10 under-the-radar stars to watch this summer

-- Tim Vickery: CONMEBOL nations bringing top stars to the U.S.

-- Toe Poke: Nike launches new Copa kits

-- FC TV: Who will win the Copa America Centenario?

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