Copa America Football Winners List: Copa America is known as the oldest international continental football championship which is organized by CONMEBOL. Its last competition was held in Argentina in which Uruguay won its 15th title. The next season will be played in Chile from 11th June 2015 to 4th July. About 99 years ago, its first competition was played in 1916 in Argentina. Given below is the complete list of all winners of Copa America football competition. Have a look on this list and know more about this South American’s main soccer championship.
Copa America All Winners List
Before 1967, this competition was called as South American Championship. After 1967, it got new name i.e. Copa America for which it is known today.
Uruguay became the first champions of Copa America. The first competition was played between only four South America football teams. Remaining teams were Argentina, Chile and Brazil. There was no qualifying for the tournament. Teams played in a single round robin tournament.
The first winners of this competition are also the current champions as they clinched their 15 title in Argentina in 2011. Uruguay remain undefeated throughout the competition and defeated every team. Let’s have a look on history of Copa America and find out the other champions.
Most Successful Team: Uruguay is the most successful team that have won Copa America 15 times in history. They are six times runners-up of this competition also. In 9 campaigns, they finished at third place.
Argentina are not too far behind La Celeste. The White and Sky Blues have won this tournament 14 times which means they have great chance to equalized their trophy count with defending champions.
In terms of winning games in this competition, Argentina have won maximum matches. Out of 364 Copa America games, Argentina have record of winning 111 of them, playing 31 draws and lost 31 games. They are also the highest goals scorers of CA [422 goals].
So these are all winners list of Copa America football competition. If you found this article helpful, then don’t feel hesitation in sharing it with others.