Saturday 11 June 2016 08:50

Club sees 7 (ex)-Club-players in action at the Euro and Copa America

The summer of 2016 is often the last few weeks called the "summer of football." Largely because it is played at the same time both a European Championship as a Copa America. Black and blue with Thomas Meunier sends one player at the European Championship, but in both tournaments are also a lot of former players of Club in action. An overview.


Euro 2016

France will be especially followed by Thomas Meunier operations by the blue-black fans. The right secured his selection for the European Championships after he won the title with Club. Still in the Belgian selection Laurent Ciman was taken by the group after a few supporters (including Bjorn English) pulled out injured. Ciman currently plays for the American Montreal Impact, but has a past at Club.</div>
Group D Croatia will play against Spain, Turkey and the Czech Republic. To get through this difficult group, counts on the flank attacker Ivan Perisic, who did sit up a top season with Inter Milan. Before joining the Serie A and the Bundesliga the good weather was still at Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund, he played at Club, where he was footballer of the year.</div>
Finally, there is Iceland, where Eidur Gudjohnsen still belongs to the selection. The attacker is now 37 but still plays in Sweden for Molde FK. Between January 2013 and May 2014 he was under contract with club where he scored 7 goals in 48 matches.</div>

Copa America

In honor of the centenary of the CONMEBOL (South American Football), there is an extra edition of the Copa America currently being held in the United States, called the Copa America Centenario. Club has three (former) players in the US.
Since its good performance on loan to Universidad Católica Nicolás Castillo can call himself a Chilean international. The striker collected all three caps and scored in the preparation of the tournament against Jamaica.
In group A will be two former players of Blue-Black probably competing against each other. On June 11, taking Colombia, where Carlos Bacca takes the preference during rush hour, face off against Costa Rica, Oscar Duarte probably in defense. Bacca (AC Milan) and Duarte (Espanyol) are based players in Europe's top leagues, but knew their European breakthrough both at Club.




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