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The 1921 South American Championship of Nations was the fifth continental championship for nations in South America. It was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 2 to 30, 1921.

1921 South American Championship of Nations
Copa América (since 1975)
Tournament details
Host countryArgentina
DatesOctober 2 – 30
Teams4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored14 (2.33 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Julio Libonatti
(3 goals)
1920
1922
The Argentina team that won the title.

The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay (which debuted in this edition) and Uruguay. Chile was also invited but withdrew due to internal problems in the team.

Contents

1921 South American Championship SquadsEdit

For a complete list of participating squads see: 1921 South American Championship squads

VenuesEdit

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 6
  Brazil 3 1 0 2 4 3 +1 2
  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 2
  Paraguay 3 1 0 2 2 7 −5 2
Argentina  1–0  Brazil
Libonatti   27'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

Paraguay  2–1  Uruguay
Rivas   9'
López   66'
Piendibene   83'
Referee: Gerónimo Rapossi (Argentina)

Paraguay  0–3  Brazil
Machado   21'44'
Candiota   46'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

Argentina  3–0  Paraguay
Libonatti   1'
Saruppo   71'
Echeverría   76'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

Uruguay  2–1  Brazil
Romano   1'8' Zezé I   53'
Referee: Víctor Cabañas Saguier (Paraguay)

Argentina  1–0  Uruguay
Libonatti   57'

ResultEdit

 1921 South American Championship Champions 
 
Argentina
First title

Goal scorersEdit

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

External linksEdit