Argentina Favorites to Win 2011 Copa America

Argentina Are Favorites to Win Copa America 2011

Argentina are the favorites to win the 2011 Copa America. They currently sit in second place in Group A after earning a 1-1 draw against Bolivia.

The 2011 Copa America tournament kicked off on July 1st in Argentina, where Brazil looks to win their third straight Copa America trophy and five of the last six.

Mexico is coming off a successful run in the Gold Cup and hopes dominate further south in the Copa America Tournament as well.

"We all know the greatness that is Argentina, but we have to show it on the field, setting a good team," said the Napoli striker, Ezequiel Lavezzi, in a press conference in Ezeiza near Buenos Aires.

"The group is very hard, every game is complicated and we also have to do things the best way for us to realize our dream," said the former Boca Juniors player.

Carlos Tevez, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Lionel Messi will lead attack against Columbia.

Argentina boasts the best player in the world.

Argentina boasts the best player in the world - Lionel Messi. Messi still needs some silverware from the international standpoint. There would be no better time for him to achieve greatness for Argentina than in front of his own country.

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