A strong defensive midfielder, Fabinho is a highly versatile player.
Now, that might seem like the most obvious statement of all time to a seasoned football fan, but lest we forget that there was a time when it looked as though the Copa America would be postponed.
They will be facing Venezuela and Peru in their North Zone group at the tournament, and these recent victories will provide them with some confidence for the initial stages.
Midfielders: Nahitan Nandez Cagliari , Lucas Torreira Atltico de Madrid , Rodrigo Bentancur Juventus , Mauro Arambarri Getafe , Matias Vecino Inter , Federico Valverde Real Madrid , Fernando Gorriaran Santos Laguna , Nicolas de la Cruz River Plate.
And that wasn't even close to being it.
He was part of the side that won the Copa America in 2019, so Silva will be keen to replicate that success at Copa America 2021.