La Copa de América 2011

Uruguayans raise the Copa America trophy after beating Paraguay in the final soccer match in Buenos Aires, July 24, 2011. REUTERS / Henry Romero (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER IMAGES OF THE DAY)

La selección de Uruguay se proclamó ayer campeona de América en Argentina tras vencer tres a cero a la selección de Paraguay. He ido recopilando durante las semanas que duró el tornéo las mejores imágenes que nos dejó la competición. Espero que los seguidores de La Mesa de Luz que viven en el cono sur y los amantes del fútbol disfruten de estas imágenes.

Maintenance workers clean the pitch before the start of a 2011 Copa America Group A first round football match between Argentina and Costa Rica held at the Mario Kempes stadium in Cordoba, 770 Km northwest of Buenos Aires, on July 11, 2011. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO

Uruguayan forward Diego Forlan leaves the field at the end of the 2011 Copa America Group C first round football match against Mexico, at the Ciudad de La Plata stadium in La Plata, 59 Km south of Buenos Aires, on July 12, 2011. Uruguay won 1-0.     AFP PHOTO / PABLO PORCIUNCULA

Paraguayan goalkeeper Justo Villar catches the ball during the final against Uruguay of the 2011 Copa America football tournament held at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on July 24, 2011.  AFP PHOTO / ALEJANDRO PAGNI

Venezuelan midfielder Tomas Rincon celebrates at the end of their 2011 Copa America Group B first round football match against Ecuador held at the Padre Ernesto Martearena stadium in Salta, 1617 Km northwest of Buenos Aires, on July 9, 2011. Venzuela won 1-0.  AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA

Supporters of Mexico cheer before the start of a 2011 Copa America Group C first round football match between Uruguay and Mexico at the Ciudad de La Plata stadium in La Plata, 59 Km south of Buenos Aires, on July 12, 2011.  AFP PHOTO / PABLO PORCIUNCULA

Peruvian forward Luis Advincula gestures as he catchs the ball during the third-place match against venezuela of the 2011 Copa America football tournament held at the Ciudad de La Plata stadium in La Plata, 59 Km south of Buenos Aires, on July 23, 2011.  AFP PHOTO / ALEJANDRO PAGNI

MZ 176 MENDOZA (ARGENTINA) 20/07/2011. Los jugadores de la selección de fútbol de Paraguay festejan el triunfo por 5-3 en la serie de penales ante Venezuela, luego de empatar 0-0 los 120 minutos durante el partido semifinal de la Copa America 2011, hoy, 20 de julio de 2011, en el Estadio Malvinas Argentinas de la ciudad de Mendoza, Argentina. Paraguay y Uruguay jugarán la final del torneo el próximo domingo. EFE/Marcos Urisa

Mexican goalkeeper Luis Michel prays before the start of their 2011 Copa America Group C first round football match against Peru held at the Malvinas Argentinas stadium in Mendoza, 1058 Km west of Buenos Aires, on July 8, 2011.  AFP PHOTO / Ronaldo Schemidt

BAS 156 – LA PLATA (ARGENTINA), 23/07/2011.- El jugador de la selección de fútbol de Perú Paolo Guerrero (izq) convierte el cuarto gol de su equipo a Renny Vega (der) de Venezuela, durante el partido por el tercer puesto de la Copa America 2011, hoy, 23 de julio de 2011, en el estadio de la ciudad de La Plata, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. EFE/Paolo Aguilar

BAS 58 -LA PLATA (ARGENTINA), 17/07/2011.- El jugador de la selección de fútbol de Brasil Neymar se lamenta ante Paraguay, durante el partido de cuartos de final, hoy, 17 de julio de 2011, por la Copa America 2011, en el estadio de La Plata, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. EFE/Luis Santiago

A fan, wearing a mask with the colors of the Chilean flag, takes pictures before a group C Copa America soccer match between Chile and Peru in Mendoza, Argentina, Tuesday, July 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Argentine forward Lionel Messi reacts during their 2011 Copa America quarter-final football match against Uruguay, at the Cementerio de Elefantes stadium in Santa Fe, 476 Km north of Buenos Aires, on July 16, 2011.  TOPSHOTS    AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA

Peruvian forward Paolo Guerrero (L) scores past Venezuelan goalkeeper Renny Vega (C) during the 2011 Copa America football tournament third-place match held at the Ciudad de La Plata stadium in La Plata, 59 Km south of Buenos Aires, on July 23, 2011. Peru won 4-1 and obtained third place in the tournament.  AFP PHOTO / ALEJANDRO PAGNI

Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (L) dribbles past Peruvian goalkeeper Raul Fernandez to score his team´s second goal during their 2011 Copa America semi-final football match held at the Ciudad de La Plata stadium in La Plata, 59 Km south of Buenos Aires, on July 19, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Maximiliano Failla

Peruvian midfielder Juan Vargas celebrates after scoring the team’s second goal against Colombia during the 2011 Copa America quarter-final football match extra time, at the Mario Kempes stadium in Cordoba, 770 Km northwest of Buenos Aires, on July 16, 2011.    AFP PHOTO / ANTONIO SCORZA

Venezuelan forward Giancarlo Maldonado catches the ball inside the goal next to Paraguayan defender Paulo da Silva (L), after Venezuelan defender Grenddy Perozo scored the teams’s third goal, during a 2011 Copa America Group B first round football match, at the Padre Ernesto Martearena stadium in Salta, 1617 Km northwest of Buenos Aires, on July 13, 2011.      AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA

Argentine forward Lionel Messi prepares himself before shooting a corner kick during a 2011 Copa America Group A first round football match held against Bolivia at the Ciudad de La Plata stadium in La Plata, 59 Km south of Buenos Aires, on July 1, 2011. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL GARCIA

Venezuela’s Franklin Lucena (C) celebrates with teammate Tomas Rincon after they beat Chile in their quarter-final soccer match at the Copa America in Mendoza July 17, 2011.  REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Peruvian goalkeeper Raul Fernandez dives as the penalty kick by Colombian forward Radamel Falcao (not in frame) misses the goal, during their 2011 Copa America quarter-final football match, at the Mario Kempes stadium in Cordoba, 770 Km northwest of Buenos Aires, on July 16, 2011.     AFP PHOTO / OMAR TORRES

Paraguayan model Larissa Riquelme poses for photographers and fans from the tribune before the start of the quarter-final soccer match between Paraguay and Brazil at the Copa America in La Plata, July 17, 2011.       REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Paraguay’s goalkeeper Justo Villar blocks the shot by Venezuela’s Franklin Lucena (R) during the penalty shootout of their semi-final soccer match at the Copa America in Mendoza July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Argentina’s Lionel Messi controls the ball during their match against Costa Rica in the first round of the Copa America soccer tournament, in Cordoba July 11, 2011.     REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (ARGENTINA  – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Paraguay’s goalkeeper Justo Villar (R) and Venezuela’s goalkeeper Renny Vega embrace after Paraguay won their semi-final soccer match in a penalty shootout at the Copa America in Mendoza July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Argentina fans await the start of their match against Costa Rica in the first round of the Copa America soccer tournament, in Cordoba July 11, 2011.  REUTERS/Andres Stapff (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Uruguay’s Jose Caceres kicks the last penalty to win against Argentina as Uruguay’s goalie Fernando Muslera gestures in their quarter-final soccer match at the Copa America in Santa Fe, July 16, 2011.  REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

MZ64 MENDOZA (ARGENTINA) 12/07/2011. El árbitro brasileño Salvio Fabundes (der) expulsa al peruano Giancarlo Carmona (izq) ante Chile, hoy, 12 de julio de 2011, durante un partido por la última jornada del grupo C, de primera fase de la Copa América 2011, en el Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, de la ciudad de Mendoza, Argentina. EFE/Paolo Aguilar

A Chile fan awaits the start of his team’s match against Peru in the first round of the Copa America soccer tournament in Mendoza, July 12, 2011.    REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Paraguay team huddle together before the start of the Copa America final soccer match against Uruguay in Buenos Aires, July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Uruguayan forward Diego Forlan (L) kicks the ball to score his team´s third goal past Paraguayan goalkeeper Justo Villar during the 2011 Copa America football tournament final held at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on July 24, 2011. Uruguay won 3-0 and became champion of the 2011 Copa America.  AFP PHOTO / Maxi Failla

Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani (L) prays with a member of the coaching staff at the end of the 2011 Copa America football tournament final against Paraguay held at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on July 24, 2011. Uruguay won 3-0, became champion of the 2011 Copa America and obtained their 15th championship. AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA

Paraguayan goalkeeper Justo Villar (R) and Uruguayan defender Maximiliano Pereira watch as the ball kicked by Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (out of frame) enter the goal during the 2011 Copa America football tournament final held at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on July 24, 2011. AFP PHOTO / ANTONIO SCORZA

BAS 72 (Buenos Aires) ARGENTINA 24/07/2011.- El jugador de la selección de fútbol de Uruguay Diego Forlán (izq) patea el balón frente a Iván Piris (der) deParaguay, durante el partido final de la Copa America 2011, en el estadio Monumental de la ciudad de Buenos Aires, hoy, 24 de julio de 2011, Argentina. EFE /Marcelo Sayo

Uruguayan players raise the trophy at the end of the 2011 Copa America football tournament final against Paraguay held at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on July 24, 2011. Uruguay won 3-0, became champion of the 2011 Copa America and obtained their 15th championship.  TOPSHOTS  AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA

Uruguayan forward Sebastian Abreu runs with the trophy at the end of the 2011 Copa America football tournament final against Paraguay held at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on July 24, 2011. Uruguay won 3-0, became champion of the 2011 Copa America and obtained their 15th championship.   AFP PHOTO / Maxi Failla

Paraguay’s Nelson Haedo Valdez looks at his silver medal after losing the Copa America final soccer match against Uruguay in Buenos Aires July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Andres Stapff (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Uruguayans players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Copa America final soccer match against Paraguay in Buenos Aires, July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA  – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)