SI Staff
Monday May 16th, 2016

Defending Copa America champion Chile will bring a veteran, star-laden squad to the United States in hopes of lifting the trophy for a second straight summer. 

The 2015 hosts and champions are led by Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal, Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Charles Aranguiz and Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo in addition to a host of other veteran players. The one big difference will be on the bench, where manager Jorge Sampaoli's departure has made way for Juan Antonio Pizzi.

Chile will play in Group D along with Argentina, Panama and Bolivia. La Roja's opening match on June 6 against Argentina will be a rematch of the 2015 final, which Chile won in penalty kicks. 

Here is Chile's roster in full

GOALKEEPERS: Claudio Bravo (Barcelona), Johnny Herrera (Universidad de Chile), Cristopher Toselli (Universidad Catolica)

DEFENDERS: Mauricio Isla (Marseille), Gonzalo Jara (Universidad de Chile), Gary Medel (Inter Milan), Eugenio Mena (Sao Paulo), Enzo Roco (Espanyol)

MIDFIELDERS: Charles Aranguiz (Bayer Leverkusen), Jean Beausejour (Colo Colo), Marclo Diaz (Celta Vigo), Mark Gonzalez (Sport Recife), Jose Pedro Fuenzalida (Universidad Catolica), Pablo Hernandez (Celta Vigo), Erick Pulgar (Bologna), Francisco Silva (Chiapas), Arturo Vidal (Bayern Munich)

FORWARDS: Nicolas Castillo (Universidad Catolica), Fabian Orellana (Celta Vigo), Mauricio Pinilla (Atalanta), Edson Puch (LDU Quito), Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal), Eduardo Vargas (Hoffenheim)

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