3. Eduardo Vargas
Prior to Copa America 2021, Eduardo Vargas won two successive Golden Boots in 2015 and 2016. In 2019, he scored just one goal lesser than eventual winner Everton Soares.
Moreover, Vargas is the second-highest scorer among active players in Copa America history with 12 goals, with Paulo Guerrero registering 14 goals against his name, to top the charts. Vargas is also the second highest scoring Chilean of all-time with 38, only behind Alexis Sanchezs 43 at the current moment.