WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - America Records Institute (AMRI) Copa América: World's oldest continental football tournament

29-09-2023

(WorldKings.org) First held in 1916, Copa América is the world's oldest continental football tournament.

The Copa América is a men's football tournament contested between the national teams of South America. The tournament is organized by CONMEBOL, the South American Football Confederation. The tournament is held every four years, with the host country rotating among the CONMEBOL members.

The Copa América is the world's oldest continental football tournament. It was first held in 1916 in honor of the 100th anniversary of Argentina's independence. The tournament is contested by the ten national teams of CONMEBOL, the South American Football Confederation. Since the 1990s, teams from North America and Asia have also been invited to compete.

The Copa América is one of the most prestigious international football tournaments in the world, and it has been won by some of the greatest players in the history of the game, including Pelé, Diego Maradona, and Lionel Messi. Most successful teams are Uruguay (15 titles), Argentina (15 titles), Brazil (9 titles). The current champions are Argentina, who won the 2021 tournament.

The Copa América is a major sporting event in South America, and it is watched by millions of people around the world. It is a tournament that is full of passion and excitement, and it is always a great spectacle.

According to the Internet


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