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Sooth American Fitbaa Confederation
Abbreviation CONMEBOL
Formation 9 Julie 1916 (1916-07-09) (98 years ago)
Type Federation o naitional associations
Heidquarters Luque, Paraguay
Coordinates 25°15′38″S 57°30′58″W / 25.26056°S 57.51611°W / -25.26056; -57.51611
Region served Sooth Americae
Membership 10 member associations
Offeecial leids Spainyie, Portuguese
Secretar General Jose Luis Meiszner
Preses Eugenio Figueredo
Wabsteid www.CONMEBOL.com

The Sooth American Fotbaa Confederation (Spainyie: Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol,[1] Portuguese: Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol[2]), commonly kent as CONMEBOL[3] /kɒnməbɒl/, is the continental govrenin bouk o association fitbaa in Sooth Americae an it is ane o FIFA's sax continental confederations. The auldest continental confederation in the warld, its heidquairters are locatit in Luque, Paraguay. CONMEBOL is responsible for the organisation an govrenance o Sooth American fitbaa's major internaitional tournaments. Wi 10 member fitbaa associations, it haes the fewest members o aw the confederations in FIFA.

CONMEBOL naitional teams hae wan nine FIFA Warld Cups (Brazil five, Argentinae and Uruguay twa trophies each), an CONMEBOL clubs hae wan 22 Intercontinental Cups an fower FIFA Club Warld Cups. Argentinae an Uruguay hae wan twa Olympic gowd medals each. It is, alang with UEFA, the strangest confederation in the warld.

The Warld Cup qualifiers o CONMEBOL hae been ratit as the toughest qualifiers in the warld,[4][5] for its simple seestem (roond-robin, twa roonds), entry o some o the maist laureatit naitional teams in the warld, levelin o the weaker naitional teams, climate conditions, geographic conditions, strang hame staunds an passionate supporters.

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  1. Spainyie pronunciation: [komfeðeɾaˈθjon suðameɾiˈkana ðe ˈfuðβol], locally: [komfeðeɾaˈsjon suðameɾiˈkana ðe ˈfutβol].
  2. Portuguese pronunciation: [kõfedeɾaˈsɐ̃w ˈsuw.ɐmeɾiˈkɐnɐ dʒi futʃʲˈbɔw].
  3. Acronym creatit frae Confederación/Confederação Sudamericana/Sul-Americana de Fútbol/Futebol.
  4. "La eliminatoria más difícil del mundo", ESPN (in Spanish)
  5. "South American WCQ toughest in world", ESPN

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