Here is the complete list of all time top goals scorers of Copa America football competition. This is the record which every footballer would like to set up. Although win is the most important in a game, but goals are also important that defines what the footballer is actually capable of. Copa America is consists of lots of records in which this record is considered as one of the main records. Scroll down to find the list of top goal scorers of this South American football competition.
Copa America Top Goal Scorers Of All Time
|Jose Manuel Moreno||Argentina|
Former Argentina Norberto Doroteo Mendez and Brazilian Zizinho are the top goal scorers of Copa America football tournament. Both of them have scored 17 goals in this campaign. Norberto Doroteo played 31 international games for Argentina National Football team and won 3 Copa America titles and 3 Primera Division Argentina titles in his career.
Related: Copa America All winners list
At the second spot, we have two players who scored 15 goals each. Peru’s Teodoro Fernandez and Uruguayan Severino Varela are the second most goal scorers of Copa America. The above list is dominated by Argentina and Uruguay players as three players from each team are list in this list.
List of Top Scorers In Single Tournament [From 1916 to 2011]
|1919||Neco, Arthur Friedenreich||4|
|1920||Angel Romano, Jose Perez||3|
|1942||Herminio Masantonio, Jose Manuel Moreno||7|
|1945||Heleno de Freitas, Norberto Mendez||6|
|1946||Jose Maria Medina||7|
|1949||Jair Rosa Pinto||9|
|1957||Humberto Maschio, Javier Ambrois||9|
|1975||Leopoldo Luque, Ernesto Diaz||4|
|1979||Jorge Peredo, Eugenio Morel, Carlos Aguilera||4|
|1983||Jorge Burruchaga, Roberto Dinamite||3|
|1993||Jose Luis Dolguetta||4|
|1995||Luis Garcia Postigo , Gabriel Batistuta||4|
Argentina football team have netted most number of goals in Copa America followed by Uruguay at second place. After playing 173 matches total in this tournament, they have scored 422 times and conceded 166 goals. Their goal difference of +256 is better than any other team.
So these are the leading goal scorers of Copa America football competition. The 44th campaign of this football tournament is beginning from 11th June in Chile. Will be there a new name in this list?