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Most profitable nations and winners by yr

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With South American aptitude and a number of world-class gamers on present, Copa America is likely one of the most enjoyable dates on the soccer calendar.

2024 Copa America is bound to be some of the thrilling but, with further groups and iconic American arenas. This time round, an expanded model will see six CONCACAF nations compete alongside the ten CONMEBOL entrants, with the United States each qualifying and internet hosting, joined by Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, Panama, and Jamaica.

So, because the anticipation builds, let’s take a look again on the earlier winners of South America’s prime worldwide competitors.

Operating for longer and held extra repeatedly than different main worldwide tournaments, there’s a pretty in depth checklist of Copa America winners.

Argentina and Uruguay at the moment share the No.1 spot with 15 successes every. The previous are the present holders, however that was their first title since 1993. Uruguay, in the meantime, have been an early powerhouse in worldwide soccer with two World Cups, additionally choosing up eight of their 15 Copa Americas earlier than the top of the Second World Conflict.

It might shock many to see Brazil again in third with 9 titles, however six of them have come from 1989 onwards, whereas solely Argentina (29) has contested extra finals (21).

After that, it is a large drop-off with Paraguay, Peru, and Chile all on two titles. The latter received theirs back-to-back in 2015 and 2016, whereas the opposite two have gone and not using a Copa America trophy since 1979 and 1975, respectively.

Lastly, Bolivia received the 1963 version, whereas Colombia lifted the trophy for the primary time in 2001.

Nation

Tournaments received

Successful years

Argentina

15

1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941,1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991, 1993, 2021

Uruguay

15

1916, 1917, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1935, 1942, 1956, 1959, 1967, 1983, 1987, 1995, 2011

Brazil

9

1919, 1922, 1949, 1989, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2019

Paraguay

2

1953, 1979

Chile

2

2015, 2016

Peru

2

1939, 1975

Bolivia

1

1963

Colombia

1

2001

Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil have historically dominated Copa America, however different nations have been unfortunate in a number of finals.

Yr

Host nation

Winner

Runner-up

1916

Argentina

Uruguay

Argentina

1917

Uruguay

Uruguay

Argentina

1919

Brazil

Brazil

Uruguay

1920

Chile

Uruguay

Argentina

1921

Argentina

Argentina

Brazil

1922

Brazil

Brazil

Paraguay

1923

Uruguay

Uruguay

Argentina

1924

Uruguay

Uruguay

Argentina

1925

Argentina

Argentina

Brazil

1926

Chile

Uruguay

Argentina

1927

Peru

Argentina

Uruguay

1929

Argentina

Argentina

Paraguay

1935

Peru

Uruguay

Argentina

1937

Argentina

Argentina

Brazil

1939

Peru

Peru

Uruguay

1941

Chile

Argentina

Uruguay

1942

Uruguay

Uruguay

Argentina

1945

Chile

Argentina

Brazil

1946

Argentina

Argentina

Brazil

1947

Ecuador

Argentina

Paraguay

1949

Brazil

Brazil

Paraguay

1953

Peru

Paraguay

Brazil

1955

Chile

Argentina

Chile

1956

Uruguay

Uruguay

Chile

1957

Peru

Argentina

Brazil

1959

Argentina

Argentina

Brazil

1959

Ecuador

Uruguay

Argentina

1963

Bolivia

Bolivia

Paraguay

1967

Uruguay

Uruguay

Argentina

1975

Dwelling-and-away

Peru

Colombia

1979

Dwelling-and-away

Paraguay

Chile

1983

Dwelling-and-away

Uruguay

Brazil

1987

Argentina

Uruguay

Chile

1989

Brazil

Brazil

Uruguay

1991

Chile

Argentina

Brazil

1993

Ecuador

Argentina

Mexico

1995

Uruguay

Uruguay

Brazil

1997

Bolivia

Brazil

Bolivia

1999

Paraguay

Brazil

Uruguay

2001

Colombia

Colombia

Mexico

2004

Peru

Brazil

Argentina

2007

Venezuela

Brazil

Argentina

2011

Argentina

Uruguay

Paraguay

2015

Chile

Chile

Argentina

2016

United States

Chile

Argentina

2019

Brazil

Brazil

Peru

2021

Brazil

Argentina

Brazil

Given the frequency of early Copa America competitions and simply how lengthy the match has run, it is most likely no shock to see some unfamiliar names among the many prime scorers.

After all, there may be one title you may positively acknowledge…

Participant

Nation

Targets

Norberto Mendez

Argentina

17

Zizinho

Brazil

17

Lolo Fernandez

Peru

15

Severino Varela

Uruguay

15

Paolo Guerrero

Peru

14

Eduardo Vargas

Chile

14

Ademir

Brazil

13

Lionel Messi

Argentina

13

Gabriel Batistuta

Argentina

13

Jair

Brazil

13

Jose Manuel Moreno

Argentina

13

Hector Scarone

Uruguay

13

Gamers in daring are nonetheless lively.

The primary version of Copa America was held method again in 1916, making it a lot older even than the World Cup or UEFA European Championship — based in 1930 and 1958, respectively.

Copa America was borne out of the fast enhance in reputation of soccer in South America within the interval between the very first staff — Lima Cricket and Soccer Membership in Peru — being established in 1859 and a global match between hosts Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay in 1910 to commemorate the centenary of the Might Revolution.

Argentina hosted one other match named the ‘Campeonato Sudamericano de Soccer’ in 1916 between themselves, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. This could go on to be acknowledged by CONMEBOL because the very first Copa America.

The competitors has grown significantly from there and the newest version in the USA this summer season would be the forty eighth Copa America.