The Copa America is the oldest existing international tournament. The first championship has been staged in 1916 in Argentina and will celebrate the 100 years , the « CENTENARIO » , with a Special Celebration Event ,for the first time in USA, from 3 to 26 June 2016.  The next ordinary Copa America is scheduled for Brazil in 2019.

The IFFHS presents statistics and records of the Copa America :

THE HOSTING COUNTRIES

Argentina  9 times (1916, 1921, 1925, 1929, 1937, 1946, 1959, 1987, 2011)

Chile  7   (1920, 1926, 1941, 1945, 1955, 1991, 2015)

  Uruguay  7   (1917, 1923, 1924,1942,1956,1967,1995)

Peru   6    (1927,1935,1939,1953,1957,2004)

Brazil  4   (1919,1922,1949,1989)

Ecuador  3  (1947,1959,1993)

Bolivia  2   (1963,1997)

Paraguay  1   (1999)

Colombia  1   (2001)

Venezuela  1  (2007)

THE WINNERS OF THE COPA AMERICA

Uruguay   15 times  (1916,1917,1920,1923,1924,1926,1935,1942,1956,1959,1967,1983,1987,1995,2011)

Argentina  14

(1921,1925,1927,1929,1937,1941,1945,1946,1947,1955,1957,1959,1991,1993)

Brazil   8

(1919,1922,1949,1989,1997,1999 ,2004,2007)

Peru    2

(1939,1975)

Paraguay   2

(1953,1979)

Bolivia    1 (1963)

Chile   1   (2015

Colombia    1   (2001)

THE MOST GAMES

1 – Sergio  Livingstone  (Chile)          34 games

2 – Zizinho  (Brazil) 33

3 – Leonel Alvarez  (Colombia) 27

4 – Carlos Valderrama (Colombia)   27

5 – Alex Aguinaga  (Ecuador) 25

6 – Claudio Taffarel  (Brazil) 25

7 – Teodoro Fernandez (Peru) 24

8 – Angel Romano  (Uruguay) 23

9 – Djalma Santos  (Brazil) 22

10 – Claudio Suarez (Mexico) 22

THE TOP GOAL SCORERS

1 – Norberto Mendez  (Argentina) 17 goals

       Zizinho  (Brazil) 17

3 – Teodoro Fernandez  (Peru) 15

       Severino Varela  (Uruguay) 15

5 – Ademir  (Brazil) 13

      Jair da Rosa Pinto  (Brazil) 13

      Gabriel Batistuta  (Argentina) 13

      Jose Manuel Moreno  (Argentina) 13

      Hector Scarone  (Uruguay) 13

RECORD WINNING COACHES

1 – Guillermo Stabile  (Argentina)   6 Copa America (1941,1945,1946,1947,1955,1957)

2 – Alfio Basile  (Argentina)  2 Copa America  (1991,1993)

      Juan Carlos Corazzo (Uruguay) 2 Copa America (1959,1967)

      Ernesto Figoli  (Uruguay)  2 Copa America (1920,1926)

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