Araujo and Emerson, called up for the Copa America
The Uruguayan centre-back and the Brazilian will play in the main South American team competition for the first time
Ronald Araujo has been called up by Uruguay for the Copa America. This afternoon, the team presented the final squad list for the 47th edition of this tournament. A competition that will also feature the presence of new Barça signing, Emerson, who found out he would be participating on June 9, when Brazil's squad list was announced.
Araujo and Emerson already know what it is like to defend the colours of their national teams, albeit in the youth teams.
Uruguay are in the group with Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay, and Araujo's first match will be on June 18 against Messi and Kun Agüero's Albiceleste. La Canarinha have been placed in group B with Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela, with Emerson's Brazil, now hosts of the tournament, opening their account on June 13 against Venezuela.