The Ten Captains of the South American Qualifiers for Russia 2018

  • South American Captains
    1/11 Meet the ten men who will be responsible for the leadership of the South American teams in the qualifiers towards the 2018 World Cup Russia.
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina)
    2/11 Lionel Messi (Argentina): The star of the Argentina team, who will be absent on the first games due to injury, will try to lead his team to a new World Cup after ended as runners-up in Brazil 2014 and in 2015 Copa America.
  • Daniel Vaca (Bolivia)
    3/11 Daniel Vaca (Bolivia): The goalkeeper has the responsibility to take the place left by the veteran Ronald Raldes. He will alternate the position with striker Juan Carlos Arce and defender Edward Zenteno.
  • Neymar Jr. (Brazil)
    4/11 Neymar Jr. (Brazil): The young and talented striker seek to change the negative image that the Brazil team have right now. He will be other of the stars that will miss the first two game, because he was suspended for the incident with Colombia in the Copa America.
  • Claudio Bravo (Chile)
    5/11 Claudio Bravo (Chile): The goalkeeper wears the badge of the Chilean national team, and hopes to continue the great leader of his team heading to the 2018 World Cup after inspire them in achieving the Copa America at home.
  • Radamel Falcao (Colombia)
    6/11 Radamel Falcao (Colombia): After a disappointing Copa America, he will try to be again the leader that guide Colombia in the qualification for the next World Cup, as he did during Brazil 2014 qualifiers.
  • Walter Ayovi (Ecuador)
    7/11 Walter Ayovi (Ecuador): After a disappointing Copa America, he will seek to rely on their experience and willingness to work to lead Ecuador to a new World Cup
  • Paulo Da Silva (Paraguay)
    8/11 Paulo Da Silva (Paraguay): The referent of the Paraguayan national team, and one of the stars of the Copa America 2015, will seek to guide the Guarani to return to the World Cup after their absence in 2014.
  • Carlos Lobaton (Peru)
    9/11 Carlos Lobaton (Peru): After being one of the Inca captains for the Copa America 2015, the midfielder will look to guide the Peruvian team to a World Cup after a long absence of 34 years.
  • Diego Godin (Uruguay)
    10/11 Diego Godin (Uruguay): Determination and leadership are the qualities that the Uruguayan defender wishes to use to lead his team to a new World Cup.
  • Tomas Rincon (Venezuela)
    11/11 Tomas Rincon (Venezuela): After being the second captain of the 'Vinotinto' since 2010, the experienced midfielder is in charge of taking the place who recently left the legendary Juan Arango to lead his team to its first World Cup.