1965 Copa Confraternidad Iberoamericana

The 1965 Copa de Confraternidad Iberoamericana was the second and last edition of the Copa Confraternidad Iberoamericana, a friendly international tournament organised by Argentine club River Plate. It was held in Buenos Aires in August 1965.[1]

1965 Copa de Confraternidad Iberoamericana
Estadio monumental river 1938.jpg
Estadio Monumental hosted all the matches
Dates8–12 August
Championship venueEstadio Monumental
ChampionsBrazil Santos
Runners-upArgentina River Plate
Third placeSpain Real Madrid
Fourth placeArgentina Boca Juniors
Matches played4
Goals scored12 (3 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Brazil Coutinho (3 goals)
← 1964

Four clubs took part in the competition, River Plate and Boca Juniors of Argentina, Santos and Real Madrid, which were touring the Americas.[2][3][4] Played under a single-elimination format, Santos won the cup after beating River Plate in the final.[1][5]


Nat. Club Last honours
  River Plate Host team
  Boca Juniors 1965 Primera División champions
  Santos 1965 Série A champions
  Real Madrid 1964–65 La Liga champions


First round Final
  River Plate 0
  Real Madrid 0
  River Plate 1
  Santos 2
  Boca Juniors 1
  Santos 4 Third place
  Boca Juniors 1
  Real Madrid 3


First roundEdit

River Plate  0–0
(5–3 c)[n 1]
  Real Madrid
Referee: Aurelio Bossolino (ARG)

Boca Juniors  1–4  Santos
Menéndez   73' Report Pelé   10', 27'
Coutinho   30', 89'
Referee: Roberto Goicoechea (ARG)

Third placeEdit

Boca Juniors  1–3  Real Madrid
A.H. Rojas   73' Report Grosso   38'
Puskás   80', 87'
Referee: Miguel Comesaña (ARG)


A moment of the match between River (in red shirt) v Santos. Brazilian goalkeeper Gilmar (at left) holding the ball
River Plate  1–2  Santos
Sarnari   8' Report Coutinho   10'
Dorval   22'
Referee: Ángel Coerezza (ARG)