The draw for the 2019 Copa America will take place here later this week when a special ceremony will take place to select the groups for the 12-team tournament.
The competition features the 10 members of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) -- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela -- plus guests Japan and Qatar.
As the host, Brazil will be the No. 1 seed in Group 1, while Argentina will be the top seed in Group 2 and Uruguay will be the top seed in Group 3; the three countries were also the top three teams in the latest FIFA standings.
The rest of the seeds will be left to chance, based on the order in which the names of the teams are drawn from four raffle drums.
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