CARLOS TEVEZ: MAJOR COUNTRY HONOURS REVEALED
Experienced Boca Juniors player Carlos Tevez is showing no signs of ending his long club career as he has been in very good form for his Argentine club at the age of 36. He has played for Boca Juniors in both the Argentine Primera Division and the Copa Libertadoresthis season. Carlos Tevez has a return of two goals in three Primera Division matches this term plus three goals in six outings on the South American continent in the Copa Libertadores. Unlike his club career, his country career ended five years ago after eleven successful years.
Carlos Tevez played for the national team between 2004 and 2015, netting 13 goals in 76 matches for the two-time world champions. He was part of the Argentine team that won the football tournament at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, emerging the topscorer with eight goals in six matches including a treble in the 4-0 thumping of Costa Rica in the quarterfinals. It was the first goal medal for Argentina at the Olympics in 52 years. Carlos Tevez represented Argentina at the 2004 Copa America tournament in Peru as his team was beaten by eventual winners Brazil on penalties in the final.
Argentina won the u-20 South American Championship in Uruguay in 2003 and Carlos Tevez was part of the team. It was his first title with his country before adding a second one at the Olympics a year later. Tevez didn't win any major tournament with the senior team. During his career, Argentina came close to winning a trophy five times and he was part of the squad on four of those five occasions. Apart from the 2004 Copa America tournament, he was also part of the teams that finished runner-up at the 2007 Copa America tournament and the 2015 Copa America tournament in Venzeuela and Chile respectively. Carlos Tevez was also in the Argentina squad that finished second at the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup in Germany, while he missed out on the team that lost 1-0 to Germany at the end of extra time at the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil to finish second at a major tournament for the umpteenth time.