Pizarro to miss Copa America
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Veteran Peru striker Claudio Pizarro pulled out of the Copa America today after suffering ligament damage in his right knee, his club Werder Bremen announced.

The 32-year-old picked up the injury playing in a training match with his national team ahead of the continental tournament, which takes place in Argentina from 1-24 July.

Pizarro, who scored nine times in the Bundesliga last season, was due to return to the national team after a three-year exile.