The South American Cup is a tournament that has not been in play for many years, since there have been only 18 editions that have been played, having several game systems to define the continental campeon. Over the years, there have been several Colombians who have been crowned champions of the continental tournament.
This Saturday, Independiente del Valle was crowned champion by beating Colon of Argentina 3-1 with a goal from Cristian Dajome, who joined a long list of Colombian players who could know the glory in this competition, without playing in a team of the FPC.
These are the Colombians who won the South American Cup:
Rodrigo Saraz: The Colombian was part of the historical squad of Cienciano de Peru, which won the final of the continental tournament to River Plate of Argentina in 2003.
Luis Amaranto Perea: just before leaving for Atletico de Madrid, the central defender was crowned with Boca Juniors as champion of the South American Cup.
Fabian Vargas: He is the Colombian who has won the most times with a foreign club, when he won the title twice with Boca Juniors in 2005 and 2006.
Miguel Calero: He was one of the historical players of Pachuca de Mexico, and one of the reasons was to have been fundamental in the title of the South American Cup in 2006.
Aquivaldo Mosquera: Like Miguel Calero, I am part of the Pachuca squad that won the continental title in 2006.
Andres Chitiva: the Bogota player always demonstrated his quality in Mexican football, and with Pachuca he managed to conquer the title of the South American Cup in 2006.
Andres Perez: the current player of Independiente Santa Fe, was champion with Arsenal de Sarandi of the continental tournament in 2007, despite having played only 24 minutes in the competition.
Éder Alvarez Balanta: He was part of the squad with which Marcelo Gallardo got his first title with River Plate, in the 2014 South American Cup.
Teofilo Gutierrez: It was essential for River Plate to get the title of the South American Cup in 2014.
Cristian Give me: It was one of the key pieces for the Spanish coach, Miguel Angel Ramirez, in the achievement of the 2019 South American Cup title. The Colombian managed to score a goal in the final that left the Ecuadorian team as champion.