West Brom's Rondon leads Venezuela's Copa America roster
Veteran defender Oswaldo Vizarrondo, midfielder Tomas Rincon and West Brom forward Salomon Rondon will guide Venezuela at Copa America Centenario this summer.
Venezuela, which will play Mexico, Uruguay and Jamaica in Copa America's Group C, is looking for a turn in fortune in competitive play, as it is the only winless team in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying through six matches. Venezuela went 1-0-2 at last summer's Copa America, beating Colombia in its opener and then losing to Peru and Brazil in subsequent matches.
Rondon is the leader in the attack, coming off a nine-goal season in the Premier League. Midfielder Romulo Otero is the team's leading scorer in World Cup qualifying, with a pair of goals, one against Chile and one against Peru.
Here is Venezuela's roster in full:
GOALKEEPERS: José Contreras (Deportivo Táchira), Daniel Hernández (Tenerife), Wuilker Fariñez (Caracas FC)
DEFENDERS: Roberto Rosales (Málaga), Alexander González (Huesca), Oswaldo Vizcarrondo (Nantes), José Manuel Velásquez (Arouca), Wilker Ángel (Deportivo Táchira), Mikel Villanueva (Málaga), Rolf Feltscher (Duisburg)
MIDFIELDERS: Tomás Rincón (Genoa), Arquímedes Figuera (Deportivo La Guaira), Yangel Herrera (Atlético Venezuela), Carlos Suárez (Carabobo FC), Rómulo Otero (Huachipato), Juan Pablo Añor (Málaga), Luis Manuel Seijas (Santa Fe), Alejandro Guerra (Atlético Nacional), Adalberto Peñaranda (Granada)
FORWARDS: Salomón Rondón (Wes Bromwich Albion), Josef Martínez (Torino), Christian Santos (NEC Nimega), Yonathan del Valle (Kasimpasa)