Edinson Cavani
Edinson Cavani will be key to Uruguay's chances in the 2015 Copa America.Reuters

After enthralling domestic leagues across Europe having come to an end, it is time for South American players to represent their national teams in the Copa America, which starts on 11 June and ends on 4 July.

The three-week mega event is expected to be top notch with a number of players, who can win games on their own with their individual brilliance.

With top South American nations in the offing, the competition (Mexico and Jamaica are invited nations) is expected to be full of flair with players from Argentina, Chile, Brazil and Uruguay set to make the competition a glitterati affair. The competition also gives chance to a number of unknown players to impress club scouts as well with the summer transfer window set to open on 1 July.

Here is a look at some top players, who are set to brace 2015 Copa America:

Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Argentina possesses a number of top class players such as Gonzalo Higuain, Carlos Tevez and Sergios Aguero, but it is Lionel Messi, who grabs headlines wherever he plays. He is one of the greatest players on the planet and undoubtedly, Argentina will depend on his services after a stupendous season with Barcelona. Critics have pointed at his below par performances in national colours, but 2015 Copa America may just be his year to silence the critics with his performance and win major honours for Argentina.

Alexis Sanchez (Chile)

With Chile being host for 2015 Copa America, there is huge pressure on Sanchez to deliver the goods as well. Sanchez was impressive in the 2014 World Cup and it is time for him to come up with a repeat performance at home, alongside Vidal, who is another key figure for Chile. Sanchez will be eager to improve Chile's disappointing record in the Copa America, which they have never won, ever since it started.

Neymar (Brazil)

Brazil are out to take revenge as they were humiliated by Germany at their home turf in the 2014 World Cup. Neymar will play a key role in Dunga's team as he did for Barcelona in La Liga and the Champions League. If he can replicate his club goal scoring form, Brazil will be a huge threat with players such as Phillipe Coutinho assisting him towards goal.

Carlos Bacca (Colombia)

Despite possessing top strikers such as Radamel Falcao and Jackson Martinez, Carlos Bacca deserves a special mention after a good season with Sevilla including a brace in the Europa League final. Such has been the performance of the player that top English clubs such as Manchester United and Arsenal have set Bacca as one of their summer targets.

Edinson Cavani (Uruguay)

With Luis Suarez suspended due to his biting incident in 2014 World Cup, it is Edinson Cavani, who needs to take up the key responsibility to bang in the goals for Uruguay. But Cavani can use this Copa America to his advantage, as an impressive performance in national colours might attract some top clubs to pay around the desired £60m for his signature.

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