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Copa América
Foondit 1916; 98 years ago (1916)
Region South America (CONMEBOL)
Nummer o teams 12
Current champions  Uruguay (15th title)
Maist successful team(s)  Uruguay (15 titles)
Wabsteid 2015 Copa América

The Campeonato Sudamericano Copa América, commonly kent as Copa América (Spainyie an Portuguese for "Americae Cup"),[1] is a internaitional association fitbaa competeetion contestit atween the men's naitional fitbaa teams o CONMEBOL, determinin the continental champion o Sooth Americae. It is the auldest internaitional continental fitbaa competeetion.[2]

The current toornament format involves twal teams competin at venues in a host naition ower a period o aboot a month. The confederation haes anerly ten members, so national teams from other FIFA confederations are invitit tae fill the ither 2 places; Costa Rica, Mexico an the Unitit States have been regular syne bein invitit for the first time in 1993. In 43 toornaments, seiven naitional teams hae wan the title. Uruguay is the current champion an the maist successful team in the toornament, haein wan it fifteen times.

The Copa América is ane o the maist prestigious an maist widely viewed sportin events in the warld.[3] The heichest feenishin member o CONMEBOL haes the richt tae pairticipate in the next edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup, but is not obligated to do so.[4]

Results[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sooth American Championship era[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Host Feenal Toornament Results
Winners Runners-Up Third Place Fourth Place
1916
[C]
 Argentinae
Uruguay

Argentinae

Brazil

Chile
1917  Uruguay
Uruguay

Argentinae

Brazil

Chile
1919  Brazil
Brazil

Uruguay

Argentinae

Chile
1920  Chile
Uruguay

Argentinae

Brazil

Chile
1921  Argentinae
Argentinae

Brazil

Uruguay

Paraguay
1922  Brazil
Brazil

Paraguay

Uruguay

Argentinae
1923  Uruguay
Uruguay

Argentinae

Paraguay

Brazil
1924  Uruguay
Uruguay

Argentinae

Paraguay

Chile
1925
[A]
 Argentinae
Argentinae

Brazil

Paraguay
N/A
1926  Chile
Uruguay

Argentinae

Chile

Paraguay
1927  Peru
Argentinae

Uruguay

Peru

Bolivie
1929  Argentinae
Argentinae

Paraguay

Uruguay

Peru
1935
[D]
 Peru
Uruguay

Argentinae

Peru

Chile
1937  Argentinae
Argentinae

Brazil

Uruguay

Paraguay
1939  Peru
Peru

Uruguay

Paraguay

Chile
1941
[D]
 Chile
Argentinae

Uruguay

Chile

Peru
1942  Uruguay
Uruguay

Argentinae

Brazil

Paraguay
1945
[D]
 Chile
Argentinae

Brazil

Chile

Uruguay
1946
[D]
 Argentinae
Argentinae

Brazil

Paraguay

Uruguay
1947  Ecuador
Argentinae

Paraguay

Uruguay

Chile
1949  Brazil
Brazil

Paraguay

Peru

Bolivie
1953  Peru
Paraguay

Brazil

Uruguay

Chile
1955  Chile
Argentinae

Chile

Peru

Uruguay
1956
[D]
 Uruguay
Uruguay

Chile

Argentinae

Brazil
1957  Peru
Argentinae

Brazil

Uruguay

Peru
1959  Argentinae
Argentinae

Brazil

Paraguay

Peru
1959
[D]
 Ecuador
Uruguay

Argentinae

Brazil

Ecuador
1963  Bolivie
Bolivie

Paraguay

Argentinae

Brazil
1967  Uruguay
Uruguay

Argentinae

Chile

Paraguay

Copa América era[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Host Final Third place match
Winners Score Runners-Up Third Place Score Fourth Place
1975 Location South America.png Nae fixed host [F]
Peru
0 – 1 / 2 – 0
Play-off
1 – 0

Colombie
 Brazil
 Uruguay
N/A [B]
1979 Location South America.png Nae fixed host [F]
Paraguay
3 – 0 / 0 – 1
Play-off
0 – 0 a.e.t.

Chile
 Brazil
 Peru
N/A [B]
1983 Location South America.png Nae fixed host [F]
Uruguay
2 – 0 / 1 – 1
Brazil
 Paraguay
 Peru
N/A [B]
1987  Argentina
Uruguay
1 – 0
Chile

Colombie
2 – 1
Argentinae
1989  Brazil
Brazil
[E]
Uruguay

Argentinae
[E]
Paraguay
1991  Chile
Argentinae
[E]
Brazil

Chile
[E]
Colombie
1993  Ecuador
Argentinae
2 – 1
Mexico

Colombie
1 – 0
Ecuador
1995  Uruguay
Uruguay
1 – 1
5–3
pens

Brazil

Colombie
4 – 1
Unitit States
1997  Bolivia
Brazil
3 – 1
Bolivie

Mexico
1 – 0
Peru
1999  Paraguay
Brazil
3 – 0
Uruguay

Mexico
2 – 1
Chile
2001  Colombie
Colombie
1 – 0
Mexico

Honduras
2 – 2
5–4
pens

Uruguay
2004  Peru
Brazil
2 – 2
4–2
pens

Argentinae

Uruguay
2 – 1
Colombie
2007  Venezuela
Brazil
3 – 0
Argentinae

Mexico
3 – 1
Uruguay
2011  Argentina
Uruguay
3 – 0
Paraguay

Peru
4 – 1
Venezuela
2015  Chile
2016  United States
2019  Brazil
2023  Ecuador

Teams reachin the top fower[eedit | eedit soorce]

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place
 Uruguay 15 (1916, 1917*, 1920, 1923*, 1924*, 1926, 1935, 1942*, 1956*, 1959 (Ecuador), 1967*, 1983, 1987, 1995*, 2011) 6 (1919, 1927, 1939, 1941, 1989, 1999) 9 (1921, 1922, 1929, 1937, 1947, 1953, 1957, 1975, 2004) 5 (1945, 1946, 1955, 2001, 2007)
 Argentinae 14 (1921*, 1925*, 1927, 1929*, 1937*, 1941, 1945, 1946*, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959 (Argentina)*, 1991, 1993) 12 (1916*, 1917, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1935, 1942, 1959 (Ecuador), 1967, 2004, 2007) 4 (1919, 1956, 1963, 1989) 2 (1922, 1987*)
 Brazil 8 (1919*, 1922*, 1949*, 1989*, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2007) 11 (1921, 1925, 1937, 1945, 1946, 1953, 1957, 1959 (Argentina), 1983, 1991, 1995) 7 (1916, 1917, 1920, 1942, 1959 (Ecuador), 1975, 1979) 3 (1923, 1956, 1963)
 Paraguay 2 (1953, 1979) 6 (1922, 1929, 1947, 1949, 1963, 2011) 7 (1923, 1924, 1925, 1939, 1946, 1959 (Argentina), 1983) 6 (1921, 1926, 1937, 1942, 1967, 1989)
 Peru 2 (1939*, 1975) 7 (1927*, 1935*, 1949, 1955, 1979, 1983, 2011) 5 (1929, 1941, 1957*, 1959 (Argentina), 1997)
 Colombie 1 (2001*) 1 (1975) 3 (1987, 1993, 1995) 2 (1991, 2004)
 Bolivie 1 (1963*) 1 (1997*) 2 (1927, 1949)
 Chile 4 (1955*, 1956, 1979, 1987) 5 (1926*, 1941*, 1945*, 1967, 1991*) 10 (1916, 1917, 1919, 1920*, 1924, 1935, 1939, 1947, 1953, 1999)
 Mexico^ 2 (1993, 2001) 3 (1997, 1999, 2007)
 Honduras^ 1 (2001)
 Ecuador 2 (1959 (Ecuador)*, 1993*)
 Unitit States^ 1 (1995)
 Venezuela 1 (2011)
 Costa Rica^
 Japan^
*=hosts
^=invitees

General statistics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Team Po Pl W D L GF GA GD
1  Argentinae 364 173 111 31 31 422 166 +256
2  Uruguay 339 184 103 30 51 384 208 +176
3  Brazil 315 167 95 30 42 387 190 +197
4  Paraguay 213 153 61 30 62 241 270 -29
5  Chile 188 161 54 26 81 247 291 -44
6  Peru 169 132 46 31 55 193 220 -27
7  Colombie 128 99 36 20 43 120 175 -55
8  Bolivie 81 102 19 24 59 97 257 -160
9  Mexico 61 38 17 10 14 56 48 +8
10  Ecuador 61 108 14 19 75 114 296 -182
11  Venezuela 21 51 4 9 38 36 155 -120
12  Costa Rica 11 11 3 2 6 12 21 -9
13  Honduras 10 6 3 1 2 7 5 +2
14  Unitit States 8 12 2 2 8 11 21 -10
15  Japan 1 3 0 1 2 3 8 -5

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Announce Agreement to Bring Copa America 2016 to the United States". CONCACAF.com. May 1, 2014. 
  2. "The oldest continental tournament in the world". CONMEBOL.com. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  3. "50 Reasons Why World Football Is the Best and Biggest Sport in the World". Bleacher Report. 16 December 2010. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  4. "2005/2006 season: final worldwide matchday to be 14 May 2006". FIFA.com. 19 December 2004. Retrieved 3 April 2012. 

Fuitnotes[eedit | eedit soorce]

A. ^ Anerly three teams entered the toornament.
B. ^ Nae third place match wis played; third place wis shared.
C. ^ Thare wis nae trophy bein competit for in the 1916 toornament. It wis competit for the first time in the 1917 toornament.
D. ^ The toornament wis a extra edeetion, wi nae trophy haundit tae the winners, but still considered offeecial bi CONMEBOL.
E. ^ Feenal stage wis a roond-robin group.
F. ^ Matches wur played in "Hame - Awa" basis.