7 Oldest Players At Copa America 2024

7 Oldest Players At Copa America 2024

The Copa America 2024 brings together the illustrious old guard of world soccer in an epic battle of the Americas this summer.

These experienced titans remain eager to leave a lasting legacy on the tournament and potentially lead their country to international glory for perhaps one final time.

But who are the 7 oldest players at Copa America 2024?

7. Nicolas Otamendi 

Nicolas Otamendi

Nicolas Otamendi proved vital for Benfica last campaign, hitting four goals in 51 games for the Portuguese side. He debuted for Argentina back in 2009 and has netted six times in over a century of caps. Otamendi featured as center-back during Argentina’s 2-0 win against Canada on his Copa America 2024 debut aged 36 years 04 months 09 days. Check out the latest Copa America 2024 betting odds including Otamendi’s Argentina side as they aim to win their sixteenth title.

6. Tomas Rincon

Tomas Rincon

Last season Tomas Rincon was sensational for Santos, the defensive midfielder scoring twice in 36 matches. He made his international debut for Venezuela in 2008 and has won over 130 caps in total. Rincon was 36 years 05 months 10 days old when he made his debut at Copa America 2024 for Venezuela during their 2-1 loss versus Ecuador.  

5. Tim Ream

Tim Ream

Tim Ream enjoyed a productive season for Premier League side Fulham with the centre-back making a total of 21 appearances. He debuted for the United States back in 2010 and has played nearly 60 times for his country. Ream started against Bolivia on his Copa America 2024 debut aged 36 years 08 months 19 days with the Americans eventually winning 2-0.

4. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

Last season Lionel Messi was predictably effective for MLS side Inter Miami, an ever-present with 29 appearances and scored 25 goals. His international debut for Argentina came in 2005, the little genius now closing in on 200 caps having scored over 100 goals for his national team. Messi was 36 years 11 months 28 days when he made his debut at Copa America 2024 as he featured in Argentina’s 2-0 defeat of Canada.

3. Alexander Dominguez

Alexander Dominguez

Alexander Dominguez was key to Ecuadorian side L.D.U. Quito last season and made 50 appearances in total. The Goalkeeper debuted for Ecuador in 2011 and has won 74 caps to date. Dominguez featured in Ecuador’s 2-1 loss to Venezuela aged 37 years and 18 days on his Copa America 2024 debut. 

2. Paolo Guerrero

Paolo Guerrero

Last season Paolo Guerrero played a minor role for Cesar Vallejo, the centre-forward featuring just three times and scoring a single goal. He made his international debut for Peru in 2004, winning nearly 120 caps and hitting 39 goals in total. Guerrero was 40 years 05 months 21 days old when he made his debut at Copa America 2024, playing up top for Peru during their 0-0 draw with Chile.

1. Claudio Bravo

Claudio Bravo

Claudio Bravo proved useful for Real Betis last campaign and made nine appearances in total. The goalkeeper debuted for Chile back in 2004 and has won 150 caps so far. Bravo featured against Peru during a 0-0 draw on his Copa America 2024 debut aged 41 years 02 months 09 days.

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