CONMEBOL

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Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol
Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol
CONMEBOL logo (2017).svg
CONMENBOL HQ 2021.png
Headquarters of CONMEBOL in Paraguay
CONMEBOL.svg
AbbreviationCONMEBOL
CSF
Formation9 July 1916;105 years ago (1916-07-09)
TypeSports organization
Headquarters Luque (Gran Asunción), Paraguay
Coordinates 25°15′38″S57°30′58″W / 25.26056°S 57.51611°W / -25.26056; -57.51611
Region served
South America
Membership
10 member associations
Official languages
Spanish
Portuguese
Alejandro Domínguez
Vice Presidents
Laureano González (1st)
Claudio Tapia (2nd)
Ramón Jesurún (3rd) [1]
General Secretary
José Astigarraga [2]
Treasurer
Rolando López
Parent organization
FIFA
Website conmebol.com

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL, /ˈkɒnmɪbɒl/ , or CSF; Spanish : Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol; [lower-alpha 1] Portuguese : Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol [lower-alpha 2] ) is the continental governing body of football in South America (apart from Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana), and it is one of FIFA's six continental confederations. The oldest continental confederation in the world, its headquarters are located in Luque, Paraguay, near Asunción. CONMEBOL is responsible for the organization and governance of South American football's major international tournaments. With 10 member football associations, it has the fewest members of all the confederations in FIFA.

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CONMEBOL national teams have won nine FIFA World Cups (Brazil five, Uruguay two, and Argentina two), and CONMEBOL clubs have won 22 Intercontinental Cups and four FIFA Club World Cups. Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay have won two Olympic gold medals each. It is considered one of the strongest confederations in the world.

The World Cup qualifiers of CONMEBOL have been described as the "toughest qualifiers in the world" for their simple round-robin system, entry of some of the top national teams in the world, leveling of the weaker national teams, climate conditions, geographic conditions, strong home stands, and passionate supporters. [3] [4]

Juan Ángel Napout (Paraguay) was the president of CONMEBOL until 3 December 2015 when he was arrested in a raid in Switzerland as part of the U.S. Justice Department's bribery case involving FIFA. Wilmar Valdez (Uruguay) was interim president until 26 January 2016 when Alejandro Domínguez (Paraguay) was elected president. The Vice presidents are Ramón Jesurum (Colombia), Laureano González (Venezuela), and Arturo Salah (Chile).

History

In 1916, the first edition of the "Campeonato Sudamericano de Fútbol" (South-American Football Championship), now known as the "Copa América", was contested in Argentina to commemorate the centenary of the Argentine Declaration of Independence. The four participating associations of that tournament gathered together in Buenos Aires in order to officially create a governing body to facilitate the organization of the tournament. Thus, CONMEBOL was founded on 9 July 1916 under the initiative of Uruguayan Héctor Rivadavia Gómez, but approved by the football associations of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. The first Constitutional Congress on 15 December of that same year, which took place in Montevideo, ratified the decision.

Over the years, the other football associations in South America joined, with the last being Venezuela in 1952. Guyana, Suriname, and the French overseas department of French Guiana, while geographically in South America, are not part of CONMEBOL. Consisting of a French territory, a former British territory, and a former Dutch territory, they are part of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), mainly due to historical, cultural, and sporting reasons. With ten member nations, CONMEBOL is the smallest and the only fully continental land-based FIFA confederation (no insular countries or associates from different continents).

Leadership

Executive committee

As of 14 September 2021

NameNationalityPosition
Alejandro Dominguez Flag of Paraguay.svg  PAR President [1] [5] [6]
Laureano GonzálezFlag of Venezuela.svg  VEN 1st. Vice President [1]
Claudio Tapia Flag of Argentina.svg  ARG 2nd. Vice President [1]
Ramón JesurúnFlag of Colombia.svg  COL 3rd Vice President [1]
José AstigarragaFlag of Paraguay.svg  PAR General Secretary [5]

Past presidents

PeriodNationalityName
1916–1936Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Héctor Rivadavia Gómez
1936–1939Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Luis O. Salesi
1939–1955Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Luis Valenzuela Hermosilla
1955–1957Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Carlos Dittborn
1957–1959Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil José Ramos de Freitas
1959–1961Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Fermín Sorhueta
1961–1966Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Raúl H. Colombo
1966–1986Flag of Peru.svg  Peru Teófilo Salinas Fuller
1986–2013Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Nicolás Léoz
2013–2014Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Eugenio Figueredo
2014–2015Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Juan Ángel Napout
2015–2016Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Wilmar Valdez [note 1]
2016–presentFlag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Alejandro Domínguez
Notes
  1. Interim – 2 months.

Members

Countries that are members of CONMEBOL CONMEBOL orthographic projection Mapa CONMEBOL.png
Countries that are members of CONMEBOL
Code AssociationFoundedFIFA
affiliation
CONMEBOL
affiliation
National teamTop division
ARGFlag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 189319121916(M, W) Primera División
BOLBandera de Bolivia (Estado).svg  Bolivia 192519261926(M, W) División de Fútbol Profesional
BRAFlag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 191419231916(M, W) Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
CHIFlag of Chile.svg  Chile 189519131916(M, W) Primera División
COLFlag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 192419361936(M, W) Primera A
ECUFlag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 192519261927(M, W) Serie A
PARFlag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 190619251921(M, W) División Profesional
PERFlag of Peru (state).svg  Peru 192219241925(M, W) Liga 1
URUFlag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 190019231916(M, W) Primera División
VENFlag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela 192519521953(M, W) Primera División

There are sovereign states or dependencies in South America which are not affiliated with CONMEBOL but are members of other confederations or do not have affiliation with any other confederations at all.

Competitions

CONMEBOL competitions

International

The main competition for men's national teams is the Copa América, which started in 1916. The Copa America is the only continental competition in which teams from a totally different continent and confederation can be invited to participate. CONMEBOL usually selects and invites a couple of teams from the AFC [9] or CONCACAF [10] to participate in the Copa America. Japan and Qatar were invited to participate in the 2019 edition of the Copa America. [11] CONMEBOL also runs national competitions at Under-20, Under-17 and Under-15 levels. For women's national teams, CONMEBOL operates the Copa América Femenina for senior national sides, as well as Under-20 and Under-17 championships.

In futsal, there is the Copa América de Futsal and Campeonato Sudamericano de Futsal Sub-20. The Campeonato Sudamericano Femenino de Futsal is the women's equivalent to the men's tournament.

Club

CONMEBOL also runs the two main club competitions in South America: the Copa Libertadores was first held in 1960 and the Copa Sudamericana was launched by CONMEBOL in 2002 as an indirect successor to the Supercopa Libertadores (begun in 1988). A third competition, the Copa CONMEBOL, started in 1992 and was abolished in 1999. In women's football, CONMEBOL also conducts the Copa Libertadores Femenina for club teams. The competition was first held in 2009.

The Recopa Sudamericana is an annual match between the past year's winners of the Copa Libertadores and the winners of the Copa Sudamericana (previously the winners of the Supercopa Libertadores) and came into being in 1989.

The Intercontinental Cup was jointly organised with UEFA between the Copa Libertadores and the UEFA Champions League winners.

Current title holders

CompetitionYearHostChampionsTitleRunners-upNext editionHost
National teams (Men's)
Copa América 2021 Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 15thFlag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2024
Pre-Olympic Tournament 2020 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 5th Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2024
U-20 Championship 2019 Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 1stFlag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2023
U-17 Championship 2019 Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 4thFlag of Chile.svg  Chile 2023
U-15 Championship 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 5thFlag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2023
Copa América de Futsal 2017 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 10thFlag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2020
Futsal World Cup qualifiers 2020 Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1stFlag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2024
U-20 Futsal Championship 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 7thFlag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2022
U-17 Futsal Championship 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2ndFlag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2023
Copa América de Beach Soccer 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2ndFlag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 2020
Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 7thFlag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 2021
Beach Soccer League 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2ndFlag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 2019
U-20 Beach Soccer Championship 2019 Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1stFlag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2021
National teams (Women's)
Copa América Femenina 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 7thFlag of Chile.svg  Chile 2022
U-20 Women's Championship 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 8th Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay 2022
U-17 Women's Championship 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 3rd Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 2022
Copa América Femenina de Futsal 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 6th Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 2021
U-20 Women's Futsal Championship 2018 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2nd Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 2020
Club teams (Men's)
Copa Libertadores 2020 Flag of Brazil.svg Palmeiras 2nd Flag of Brazil.svg Santos 2021
Copa Sudamericana 2020 Flag of Argentina.svg Defensa y Justicia 1st Flag of Argentina.svg Lanús 2021
Recopa Sudamericana 2020 Flag of Brazil.svg Flamengo 1st Flag of Ecuador.svg Independiente del Valle 2021
U-20 Copa Libertadores 2020 Flag of Ecuador.svg Independiente del Valle 1st Flag of Argentina.svg River Plate 2022
Copa Libertadores de Futsal 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg Carlos Barbosa 5th Flag of Paraguay.svg Cerro Porteño 2020
Copa Libertadores de Beach Soccer 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg Vasco da Gama 3rd Flag of Paraguay.svg Cerro Porteño 2020
Club teams (Women's)
Copa Libertadores Femenina 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg Corinthians 1st Flag of Brazil.svg Ferroviária 2020
Copa Libertadores Femenina de Futsal 2019 Flag of Brazil.svg Cianorte 1st Flag of Colombia.svg Independiente 2020

FIFA World Rankings

Overview

Historical leaders

Men's
Brazilian national football teamArgentina national football teamBrazilian national football teamColombian national football teamArgentina national football teamColombian national football teamArgentina national football teamUruguayan national football teamBrazilian national football teamArgentina national football teamBrazilian national football teamArgentina national football teamBrazilian national football teamArgentina national football teamBrazilian national football teamArgentina national football teamBrazilian national football teamArgentina national football teamCONMEBOL

Team of the Year

Teams ranking in the top four – Men's [12]
YearFirstSecondThirdFourth
1993Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
1994Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
1995Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
1996Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
1997Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
1998Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay
1999Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2000Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2001Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay
2002Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
2003Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay
2004Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2005Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2006Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
2007Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay
2008Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
2009Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
2010Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2011Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2012Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
2013Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2014Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
2015Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2016Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2017Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru
2018Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2019Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2020Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
Teams ranking in the top four – Women's [13]
YearFirstSecondThirdFourth
2003Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru
2004Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru
2005Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2006Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2007Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
2008Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay
2009Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru
2010Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2011Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2012Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2013Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay  
2014Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2015Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2016Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela  
2017Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2018Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2019Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
2020Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Chile.svg  Chile

Other rankings

Clubs

Football Database rankings

RankClubPoints
11 Flag of Brazil.svg Flamengo 1860
22 Flag of Argentina.svg Boca Juniors 1770
24 Flag of Brazil.svg Palmeiras 1751
32 Flag of Argentina.svg River Plate 1722
36 Flag of Brazil.svg Grêmio 1718
37 Flag of Brazil.svg Santos 1715
45 Flag of Argentina.svg Racing 1692
57 Flag of Brazil.svg Athletico Paranaense 1670
60 Flag of Paraguay.svg Olimpia 1663
77 Flag of Brazil.svg Internacional 1643

Last updated: 5 April 2020 [14]

IFFHS

Zonal
Ranking
IFFHS
Ranking
ClubPoints
16 Flag of Brazil.svg Palmeiras 264
27 Flag of Colombia.svg Junior 262
38 Flag of Argentina.svg River Plate 261
410 Flag of Colombia.svg Santa Fe 237
511 Flag of Brazil.svg Grêmio 234
613 Flag of Colombia.svg Atlético Nacional 229
722 Flag of Argentina.svg Boca Juniors 200
823 Flag of Brazil.svg Cruzeiro 197
936 Flag of Uruguay.svg Nacional 184
1041 Flag of Brazil.svg Athletico Paranaense 178

Last updated on: 12 March 2019 

Beach soccer national teams

Men's national teams
BSWW Rankings
RankNationPoints
1Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 3613
8Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 1467
18Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 710
23Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 571
28Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 511
30Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 494
35Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 378
36Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela 364
40Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 276
44Bandera de Bolivia (Estado).svg  Bolivia 228

Men's update: 23 September 2018 [15]

Major tournament records

Legend

For each tournament, the flag of the host country and the number of teams in each finals tournament (in brackets) are shown.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record
Team 1930
Flag of Uruguay.svg
(13)
1934
Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg
(16)
1938
Flag of France (1794-1958).svg
(15)
1950
Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg
(13)
1954
Flag of Switzerland.svg
(16)
1958
Flag of Sweden.svg
(16)
1962
Flag of Chile.svg
(16)
1966
Flag of England.svg
(16)
1970
Flag of Mexico.svg
(16)
1974
Flag of Germany.svg
(16)
1978
Flag of Argentina.svg
(16)
1982
Flag of Spain.svg
(24)
1986
Flag of Mexico.svg
(24)
1990
Flag of Italy.svg
(24)
1994
Flag of the United States.svg
(24)
1998
Flag of France.svg
(32)
2002
Flag of South Korea.svg
Flag of Japan.svg
(32)
2006
Flag of Germany.svg
(32)
2010
Flag of South Africa.svg
(32)
2014
Flag of Brazil.svg
(32)
2018
Flag of Russia.svg
(32)
2022
Flag of Qatar.svg
(32)
2026
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
Flag of Mexico.svg
Flag of the United States.svg
(48)
Years
CONMEBOL qualifier / 1934 1938 1950 1954 1958 1962 1966 1970 1974 1978 1982 1986 1990 1994 1998 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018 2022 2026
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2nd1SGSGSQFR21stR21st2ndR16QFGSQFQF2ndR1617
Bandera de Bolivia (Estado).svg  Bolivia GSGSGS3
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil GS1S3rd2ndQF1st1stGS1st4th3rdR2QFR161st2nd1stQFQF4thQF21
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile GSGS3rdGSGSGSR16R16R169
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia GSR16GSGSQFR166
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador GSR16GS3
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay GSGSGSR16R16R16GSQF8
Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru GSQFR2GSGS5
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 1st1st4thGSQF4thGSR16R16GS4thR16QF13
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela 0
Total (9 teams)7215235434344445545654
or
5
TBD85

FIFA Women's World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup record
Team 1991
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(12)
1995
Flag of Sweden.svg
(12)
1999
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
2003
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
2007
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(16)
2011
Flag of Germany.svg
(16)
2015
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(24)
2019
Flag of France.svg
(24)
2023
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(32)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina GSGSGS3
Bandera de Bolivia (Estado).svg  Bolivia 0
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil GSGS3rdQF2ndQFR16R168
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile GS1
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia GSR162
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador GS1
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 0
Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru 0
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 0
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela 0
Total (5 teams)111222333

Olympic Games For Men

Olympic Games (Men's tournament) record
Team 1900
Flag of France.svg
(3)
1904
Flag of the United States.svg
(3)
1908
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(6)
1912
Flag of Sweden.svg
(11)
1920
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
(14)
1924
Flag of France.svg
(22)
1928
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
(17)
1936
Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg
(16)
1948
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(18)
1952
Flag of Finland.svg
(25)
1956
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(11)
1960
Flag of Italy.svg
(16)
1964
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
(14)
1968
Flag of Mexico.svg
(16)
1972
Flag of Germany.svg
(16)
1976
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(13)
1980
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
(16)
1984
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
1988
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
(16)
1992
Flag of Spain.svg
(16)
1996
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
2000
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(16)
2004
Flag of Greece.svg
(16)
2008
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(16)
2012
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(16)
2016
Flag of Brazil.svg
(16)
2021
Flag of Japan.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2710821111109
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 569131342237321114
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 1717734
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 1011111465
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 722
Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 5112
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 1193
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela 121
Total (8 teams)000001310203222122222222232

Olympic Games For Women

Olympic Games (Women's tournament) record
Team 1996
Flag of the United States.svg
(8)
2000
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(8)
2004
Flag of Greece.svg
(10)
2008
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(12)
2012
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(12)
2016
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2021
Flag of Japan.svg
(12)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina =111
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 44226467
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 11112
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 111
Total (4 teams)1112222

Copa América

Copa América Femenina

Copa América Femenina record
Team
(Total 10 teams)
1991
Flag of Brazil.svg
(3)
1995
Flag of Brazil.svg
(5)
1998
Flag of Argentina.svg
(10)
2003
Flag of Peru.svg
(10)
2006
Flag of Argentina.svg
(10)
2010
Flag of Ecuador.svg
(10)
2014
Flag of Ecuador.svg
(10)
2018
Flag of Chile.svg
(10)
2022
TBD
(10)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2nd2nd2nd1st4th4th3rd7
Bandera de Bolivia (Estado).svg  Bolivia 5thGSGSGSGSGSGS7
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1st1st1st1st2nd1st1st1st8
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 2nd3rdGSGSGS3rdGS2nd8
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia GS3rdGS2nd2nd4th6
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 4th4thGSGSGS3rdGS7
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay GSGS4thGSGSGS6
Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru 3rd4thGSGSGSGS6
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay GSGS3rdGSGSGS6
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela 3rdGSGSGSGSGSGS7

FIFA U-20 World Cup

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Team 1977
Flag of Tunisia (1959-1999).svg
(16)
1979
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
(16)
1981
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(16)
1983
Flag of Mexico.svg
(16)
1985
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
(16)
1987
Flag of Chile.svg
(16)
1989
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
(16)
1991
Flag of Portugal.svg
(16)
1993
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(16)
1995
Flag of Qatar.svg
(16)
1997
Flag of Malaysia.svg
(24)
1999
Flag of Nigeria.svg
(24)
2001
Flag of Argentina.svg
(24)
2003
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
(24)
2005
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
(24)
2007
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(24)
2009
Flag of Egypt.svg
(24)
2011
Flag of Colombia.svg
(24)
2013
Flag of Turkey.svg
(24)
2015
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(24)
2017
Flag of South Korea.svg
(24)
2019
Flag of Poland.svg
(24)
2021
Flag of Indonesia.svg
(24)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1stR12ndQFR11st1stR21st4th1st1stQFR1R1R216
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 3rdQF1st1stQF3rd2nd1st2ndQFQFQF1st3rdR22nd1st2nd18
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 4thR1R1R23rdQF6
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia QFR1QFR13rdR2QFR2R2QF10
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador R2R2R13rd4
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay R1QFR1R1R24thR2R2R29
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 4th3rdQFQFR1QF2nd4thR2R2R12ndR24thR215
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela R22nd2
Total (8 teams)33333333334454444544444

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup record
Team 2002
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(12)
2004
Flag of Thailand.svg
(12)
2006
Flag of Russia.svg
(16)
2008
Flag of Chile.svg
(16)
2010
Flag of Germany.svg
(16)
2012
Flag of Japan.svg
(16)
2014
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(16)
2016
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
(16)
2018
Flag of France.svg
(16)
2021
Flag of Costa Rica.svg
Flag of Panama.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina GSGSGS3
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 4th4th3rdQFGSGSGSQFGS9
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile GS1
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 4th1
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay GSGS2
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela GS1
Total (6 teams)112322222219

FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Team 1985
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(16)
1987
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(16)
1989
Flag of Scotland.svg
(16)
1991
Flag of Italy.svg
(16)
1993
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
(16)
1995
Flag of Ecuador.svg
(16)
1997
Flag of Egypt.svg
(16)
1999
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(16)
2001
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
(16)
2003
Flag of Finland.svg
(16)
2005
Flag of Peru.svg
(16)
2007
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
(24)
2009
Flag of Nigeria.svg
(24)
2011
Flag of Mexico.svg
(24)
2013
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
(24)
2015
Flag of Chile.svg
(24)
2017
Flag of India.svg
(24)
2019
Flag of Brazil.svg
(24)
2021
Flag of Peru.svg
(24)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina R1QF3rdR13rdQF4th3rdQFR2R24thR1R214
Bandera de Bolivia (Estado).svg  Bolivia R1R12
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 3rdR1QFQF2nd1st1stQF1st2ndR2R14thQFQF3rd1st17
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 3rdR1R2R1R25
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia R1R14thR24thR26
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador R1QFR2QFR25
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay QFR1R1R2QF5
Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru R1QFQ3
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay R1QFR1QF2ndQF6
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela R11
Total (10 teams)3333333333344445455

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup record
Team 2008
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(16)
2010
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
(16)
2012
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
(16)
2014
Flag of Costa Rica.svg
(16)
2016
Flag of Jordan.svg
(16)
2018
Flag of Uruguay.svg
(16)
2022
Flag of India.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil R1QFQFGSGS5
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile R11
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia R1R1GSGS4
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay R1GSGS3
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay R1GS2
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela R14th4th3
Total (6 teams )333333321

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Team 1989
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
(16)
1992
Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg
(16)
1996
Flag of Spain.svg
(16)
2000
Flag of Guatemala.svg
(16)
2004
Flag of the Republic of China.svg
(16)
2008
Flag of Brazil.svg
(20)
2012
Flag of Thailand.svg
(24)
2016
Flag of Colombia.svg
(24)
2021
Flag of Lithuania.svg
(24)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina R2R2R1R24thR2QF1stQ8
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1st1st1st2nd3rd1st1stR2Q8
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 4thR22
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay R2R1R1R2R2QFQ6
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay R2R1R13
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela Q1
Total (5 teams)333334444

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup record
Team 1995
Flag of Brazil.svg
(8)
1996
Flag of Brazil.svg
(8)
1997
Flag of Brazil.svg
(8)
1998
Flag of Brazil.svg
(10)
1999
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2000
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2001
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2002
Flag of Brazil.svg
(8)
2003
Flag of Brazil.svg
(8)
2004
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2005
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2006
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2007
Flag of Brazil.svg
(16)
2008
Flag of France.svg
(16)
2009
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
(16)
2011
Flag of Italy.svg
(16)
2013
Flag of French Polynesia.svg
(16)
2015
Flag of Portugal.svg
(16)
2017
Flag of the Bahamas.svg
(16)
2019
Flag of Paraguay.svg
(16)
2021
Flag of Russia.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina R1
7th
R1
8th
4thR1
8th
R1
10th
3rdR1
8th
QF
7th
QF
8th
QF
5th
R1
11th
QF
5th
R1
9th
R1
11th
QF
8th
R1
12th
16/20
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1st1st1st1st1st1st4th1st1st1st3rd1st1st1st1st2nd3rdQF
5th
1stQF
5th
QF20/20
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile R1
9th
1/20
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador R1
16th
1/20
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay R1
9th
R1
11th
QF
7th
R1
10th
R14/20
Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 4th4th2ndQF
7th
R1
9th
5/20
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay R1
6th
2nd2nd3rd3rdR1
9th
R1
11th
3rdR1
5th
QF
6th
QF
5th
2nd3rdQF
7th
4thQF
7th
QF15/20
Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela QF
5th
R1
9th
R1
16th
3/20
Total (8 teams)333535532433333333333

Former tournaments

FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Team 1992
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
(4)
1995
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
(6)
1997
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
(8)
1999
Flag of Mexico.svg
(8)
2001
Flag of South Korea.svg
Flag of Japan.svg
(8)
2003
Flag of France.svg
(8)
2005
Flag of Germany.svg
(8)
2009
Flag of South Africa.svg
(8)
2013
Flag of Brazil.svg
(8)
2017
Flag of Russia.svg
(8)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1st2nd×2nd3
Bandera de Bolivia (Estado).svg  Bolivia GS1
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil ×1st2nd4thGS1st1st1st7
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 2nd1
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 4th1
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 4th4th2
Total (6 teams)1122122121

Corruption

On 27 May 2015, several CONMEBOL leaders were arrested in Zürich, Switzerland by Swiss police and indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on charges of corruption, money laundering, and racketeering. [18] Those swept up in the operation include former CONMEBOL presidents Eugenio Figueredo and Nicolás Léoz and several football federations presidents such as Carlos Chávez and Sergio Jadue. On 3 December 2015, the CONMEBOL President Juan Ángel Napout was also arrested. [19]

See also

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