What is Copa America

Copa America (America Cup), until 1975 as the South American Football Championship (Campeonato Sudamericano de Fútbol in Spanish), is an international men’s football tournament contested between national teams from CONMEBOL (Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol or CSF) is the continental governing body of association football in South America (apart from Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana) and it is one of FIFA‘s six continental confederations.)

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Copa America is the oldest international continental football competition.

Participant of Copa America

The competition determines the continental champion of South America. Since the 1990s, teams from North America and Asia have also been invited to participate.

CONMEBOL (Copa America Football)  President : Alejandro Dominguez

The 2019 Copa America will be held in Brazil, Brazil has hosted the event four times — 1919, 1922, 1949 and 1989 — winning it each time.

 

Full List of Past Copa America Winners 1916-2016

Sr. No Year Host Champion Runners-up Third
1 1916 Argentina Uruguay  Argentina Brazil
2 1917 Uruguay Uruguay  Argentina Brazil
3 1919 Brazil Brazil  Uruguay Argentina
4 1920 Chile Uruguay  Argentina Brazil
5 1921 Argentina Argentina  Brazil Uruguay
6 1922 Brazil Brazil  Paraguay Uruguay
7 1923 Uruguay Uruguay  Argentina Paraguay
8 1924 Uruguay Uruguay  Argentina Paraguay
9 1925 Argentina Argentina  Brazil Paraguay
10 1926 Chile Uruguay  Argentina Chile
11 1927 Peru Argentina  Uruguay Peru
12 1929 Argentina Argentina  Paraguay Uruguay
13 1935 Peru Uruguay  Argentina Peru
14 1937 Argentina Argentina  Brazil Paraguay
15 1939 Peru Peru  Uruguay Paraguay
16 1941 Chile Argentina  Uruguay Chile
17 1942 Uruguay Uruguay  Argentina Brazil
18 1945 Chile Argentina  Brazil Chile
19 1946 Argentina Argentina  Brazil Paraguay
20 1947 Ecuador Argentina  Paraguay Uruguay
21 1949 Brazil Brazil  Paraguay Peru
22 1953 Peru Paraguay  Brazil Uruguay
23 1955 Chile Argentina  Chile Peru
24 1956 Uruguay Uruguay  Chile Argentina
25 1957 Peru Argentina  Brazil Uruguay
26 1959 Argentina Argentina  Brazil Paraguay
27 1959 Ecuador Uruguay  Argentina Brazil
28 1963 Bolivia Bolivia  Paraguay Argentina
29 1967 Uruguay Uruguay  Argentina Chile
30 1975 No fixed venue Peru  Colombia Brazil
31 1979 No fixed venue Paraguay  Chile Brazil
32 1983 No fixed venue Uruguay  Brazil Paraguay
33 1987 Argentina Uruguay  Chile Colombia
34 1989 Brazil Brazil  Uruguay Argentina
35 1991 Chile Argentina  Brazil Chile
36 1993 Ecuador Argentina  Mexico Colombia
37 1995 Uruguay Uruguay  Brazil Colombia
38 1997 Bolivia Brazil  Bolivia Mexico
39 1999 Paraguay Brazil  Uruguay Mexico
40 2001 Colombia Colombia  Mexico Honduras
41 2004 Peru Brazil  Argentina Uruguay
42 2007 Venezuela Brazil  Argentina Mexico
43 2011 Argentina Uruguay Paraguay Peru
44 2015 Chile Chile Argentina Peru
45 2016 USA Chile Argentina Colombia