|Dates||July 17 – October 28|
|Teams||10 (from 1 confederation)|
|Goals scored||79 (3.16 per match)|
|Attendance||1,053,000 (42,120 per match)|
(4 goals each)
The 1975 edition of the Copa América football tournament was played between July 17 and October 28. For the first time there was no fixed venue, and all matches were played throughout the year in each country. In addition, the tournament changed its name from South American Championship to Copa América. All ten CONMEBOL countries participated, with defending champions Uruguay receiving a bye into the semi-finals and the rest starting in the group stage.
CONMEBOL Copa América, known until 1975 as the South American Football Championship, is a men's international football tournament contested among national teams from CONMEBOL. It is the oldest international continental football competition. The competition determines the continental champion of South America. Since the 1990s, teams from North America and Asia have also been invited to participate.
The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international association football and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the governing body for football in Uruguay. The current head coach is Óscar Tabárez. The Uruguayan team is commonly referred to as La Celeste . They have won the Copa América 15 times, the most successful national team in the tournament, the most recent title being the 2011 edition. The team has won the FIFA World Cup twice, including the first World Cup in 1930 as hosts, defeating Argentina 4–2 in the final. They won their second title in 1950, upsetting host Brazil 2–1 in the final match, which received an attendance higher than any football match ever.
For a complete list of participating squads: see 1975 Copa América squads
These are the squads for the countries that played in the 1975 Copa América. The first round was played in three groups of three teams with Uruguay, receiving a bye to the semi finals.
The teams were drawn into three groups, consisting of three teams each. Each team played twice (home and away) against the other teams in their group, with two points for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss. The winner of each group advanced to the semi-finals.
| Venezuela ||0–4|
| Romeu |
| Venezuela ||1–5|
| Iriarte || Luque |
| Brazil ||2–1|
| Nelinho || Asad |
| Argentina ||11–0|
| D. Killer |
| Brazil ||6–0|
| Roberto Batata |
| Chile ||1–1|
| Crisosto || Rojas |
| Bolivia ||2–1|
| Mezza || Gamboa |
| Bolivia ||0–1|
| Ramírez |
| Peru ||3–1|
| Ramírez |
| Mezza |
| Chile ||4–0|
| Araneda |
| Colombia ||1–0|
| Díaz |
| Ecuador ||2–2|
| Lasso |
| Kiese |
| Ecuador ||1–3|
| Carrera || Ortiz |
| Paraguay ||0–1|
| Díaz |
| Colombia ||2–0|
| Díaz |
| Colombia ||3–0|
| Angulo |
De los Santos
| Brazil ||1–3|
| Roberto Batata || Casaretto |
| Uruguay ||1–0|
| Morena |
| Peru ||0–2|
| Meléndez |
(*) Peru was declared the winner by the drawing of lots.
| Peru ||2–0|
| Oblitas |
|1975 Copa América Champions|
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