10 Most Successful Teams in Copa America

Copa America was earlier known as the South American Football Championship. It is an international competition in which the men’s national football teams of CONMEBOL compete. Thus, the continental champion of South America is determined through this competition.

According to the current format of the tournament, twelve teams have to compete at venues in the country hosting the tournament, during a period of almost a month. The confederation has ten teams. The remaining two places are filled by national teams from other FIFA confederations. Let us take a look at the 10 Most Successful Teams in Copa America.

10 Most Successful Teams in Copa America

10. Ecuador

Ecuador national football team participated in a total of 108 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 61 total points till now and is inducted in the tenth place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Ecuador won a total of 14 Copa America matches, and faced 19 losses and 75 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 114 goals in 108 Copa America matches and 296 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Ecuador national football team currently has -182 goal differences in their Copa America history.

9. Mexico

Mexico national football team participated in a total of 38 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 61 total points till now and is inducted in the ninth place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Mexico won a total of 17 Copa America matches, and faced 10 losses and 11 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 55 goals in 38 Copa America matches and 44 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Mexico national football team currently has +11 goal differences in their Copa America history.

8. Bolivia

Bolivia national football team participated in a total of 102 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 81 total points till now and is inducted in the eighth place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Bolivia won a total of 19 Copa America matches, and faced 24 losses and 59 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 97 goals in 102 Copa America matches and 257 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Bolivia national football team currently has −160 goal differences in their Copa America history.

7. Colombia

Colombia national football team participated in a total of 103 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 137 total points till now and is inducted in the seventh place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Colombia won a total of 39 Copa America matches, and faced 20 losses and 44 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 126 goals in 103 Copa America matches and 179 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Colombia national football team currently has -53 goal differences in their Copa America history.

6. Peru

Peru national football team participated in a total of 132 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 169 total points till now and is inducted in the sixth place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Peru won a total of 46 Copa America matches, and faced 31 losses and 55 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 193 goals in 132 Copa America matches and 220 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Peru national football team currently has −27 goal differences in their Copa America history.

5. Chile

Chile national football team participated in a total of 161 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 188 total points till now and is inducted in the fifth place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Chile won a total of 54 Copa America matches, and faced 26 losses and 81 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 247 goals in 161 Copa America matches and 291 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Chile national football team currently has −44 goal differences in their Copa America history.

4. Paraguay

Paraguay national football team participated in a total of 153 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 213 total points till now and is inducted in the fourth place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Paraguay won a total of 61 Copa America matches, and faced 30 losses and 62 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 241 goals in 153 Copa America matches and 270 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Paraguay national football team currently has −29 goal differences in their Copa America history.

3. Brazil

Brazil national football team participated in a total of 166 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 315 total points till now and is inducted in the third place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Brazil won a total of 94 Copa America matches, and faced 33 losses and 39 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 378 goals in 166 Copa America matches and 183 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Brazil national football team currently has +195 goal differences in their Copa America history.

2. Uruguay

Uruguay national football team participated in a total of 189 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 351 total points till now and is inducted in the second place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Uruguay won a total of 106 Copa America matches, and faced 33 losses and 50 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 393 goals in 189 Copa America matches and 210 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Uruguay national football team currently has +183 goal differences in their Copa America history.

1. Argentina

Argentina national football team participated in a total of 177 final round matches in Copa America as of the recent 2015 tournament season. The team has earned 368 total points till now and is inducted in the top place in our list of 10 most successful teams in Copa America. Argentina won a total of 111 Copa America matches, and faced 35 losses and 31 draws as of the recent football season. They scored a total of 427 goals in 177 Copa America matches and 168 goals were scored against them by the opponents till now. Argentina national football team currently has +259 goal differences in their Copa America history.

Costa Rica, Mexico and the US have so far been regular ever since they have been invited for the first time in the year 1993. There have been 43 of these tournaments, and seven national teams have won the title.

10 Most Successful Teams in Copa America

1. Argentina
2. Uruguay
3. Brazil
4. Paraguay
5. Chile
6. Peru
7. Colombia
8. Bolivia
9. Mexico
10. Ecuador

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