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Out of the six different regions affiliated by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), one of the oldest, most followed and dominant regions is the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) which is the only region who have won more World Cups (10) after the European giants (12). So for the teams in the region, Copa America is the most prestigious trophy after the World Cup. Lionel Messi to Lead Defending Champions as Argentina Announces Provisional Squad for Copa America 2024, Paulo Dybala Out.

There have been eight different winners of the competition in the 47 previous tournaments. The teams with rich football talents like Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay have dominated the competition with the rarest of the surprise winners making history in the tournament. But with number of participating teams increasing, the competition Is getting interesting and tougher, even for Champion sides.

Copa America Winners List

Event Year Winners Runners-up
47 2021 Argentina Brazil
46 2019 Brazil Peru
45 2016 Chile Argentina
44 2015 Chile Argentina
43 2011 Uruguay Paraguay
42 2007 Brazil Argentina
41 2004 Brazil Argentina
40 2001 Colombia Mexico
39 1999 Brazil Uruguay
38 1997 Brazil Bolivia
37 1995 Uruguay Brazil
36 1993 Argentina Mexico
35 1991 Argentina Brazil
34 1989 Brazil Uruguay
33 1987 Uruguay Chile
32 1983 Uruguay Brazil
31 1979 Paraguay Chile
30 1975 Peru Colombia
29 1967 Uruguay Argentina
28 1963 Bolivia Paraguay
27 1959 Uruguay Argentina
26 1959 Argentina Brazil
25 1957 Argentina Brazil
24 1956 Uruguay Chile
23 1955 Argentina Chile
22 1953 Paraguay Brazil
21 1949 Brazil Paraguay
20 1947 Argentina Paraguay
19 1946 Argentina Brazil
18 1945 Argentina Brazil
17 1942 Uruguay Argentina
16 1941 Argentina Uruguay
15 1939 Peru Uruguay
14 1937 Argentina Brazil
13 1935 Uruguay Argentina
12 1929 Argentina Paraguay
11 1927 Argentina Uruguay
10 1926 Uruguay Argentina
9 1925 Argentina Brazil
8 1924 Uruguay Argentina
7 1923 Uruguay Argentina
6 1922 Brazil Paraguay
5 1921 Argentina Brazil
4 1920 Uruguay Argentina
3 1919 Brazil Uruguay
2 1917 Uruguay Argentina
1 1916 Uruguay Argentina


Argentina has been one of the most successful countries in the Copa America tournament with 15 titles in 29 finals appearances. Equalling their titles tally is Uruguay who made it to the 21 Copa America Finals. Brazil is another dominating nation in the tournament with nine titles in 20 finals. Copa America 2024: Top Five Teams To Watch Out for in South American Football Championship.

Mexico remains the only finalist of the Copa America without a trophy. They made it to the 1993 and 2001 Copa America finals but lost the title to Argentina and Colombia respectively. It was the only Copa America Championship for Colombia and joined Bolivia (1963) as the winner single continental trophy.

With players like Lionel Messi, Rodrigo, Vinicius Jr. and Luis Suarez playing in the tournament, fans can expect an eye-pleasing and entertaining tournament once again. Argentina is one of the favourites of the competition after their 2022 World Cup win and will try to script history as only the second team to win back-to-back continental titles and a World Cup in between. Spain achieved the feat during their impressive run in 2008-2012.


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