Venezuela football team represents Venezuela at the international circuit. It is controlled by Venezuelan Football Federation (VFV). Venezuela’s team is nicknamed as La Vinotinto which means Red Wine. The nickname came from the burgundy color jersey of Venezuela. Venezuela has been part of Copa America for many years but has failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup till now. Currently ranked 28th in the world, the team will be looking to up their performance at the Copa America 2021.
Venezuela Football Team Past Performance in Copa America History
Venezuela football team debuted in Copa America in 1967. Since then, they have participated in the tournament 18 times. The team has not produced good results consistently, but their highlight performance was in 2011 Copa America. In 2011, the team finished fourth, which is the best result for Venezuela in their football history. Venezuela had reached the semi-finals where they lost to Paraguay in a penalty shootout 5-3. Later, they lost to Peru in the third-place match.
Venezuela Football Team Squad for Copa America 2021
As the preparations for the 2021 Copa America are still going on, the team management is yet to announce the final team members for team Venezuela for the tournament.
We will update the complete Venezuela football team squad for Copa America 2021 once the team is officially announced.
Who is the Captain of the Venezuela Football Team?
Tomás Rincón, who plays defensive midfielder or full back position is the captain of the Venezuela Football team. He also plays for the Italian club, Torino.
Venezuela Coaching Staff & Head Coach
Venezuela is coached by Jose Peseiro who is a former Portuguese forward. He was appointed as head coach on 4th February 2020. The complete information regarding the coaching staff is not available at the moment. We will update as soon as we get updated officially.
Venezuela Team Fixtures, Schedule for Copa America 2021
We have seen the Venezuela team information along with their past performances. Now let’s see how Venezuela is scheduled to play at Copa America 2021. The Venezuela team is part of Group B and will face Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.