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Football at the Pan American Games

A men's football tournament is held at every Pan American Games since the first edition of the multi-sports event in 1951. A women's tournament was introduced in 1999.

Contents

Men's tournamentEdit

SummariesEdit

Year Host Final Third Place Match Participants
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1951
Details
Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Argentina
RR  
Costa Rica
 
Chile
RR  
Paraguay
5
1955
Details
Mexico City, Mexico  
Argentina
RR  
Mexico
 
Netherlands Antilles
RR  
Venezuela
4
1959
Details
Chicago, United States  
Argentina
RR  
Brazil
 
United States
RR  
Haiti
7
1963
Details
São Paulo, Brazil  
Brazil
RR  
Argentina
 
Chile
RR  
Uruguay
5
1967
Details
Winnipeg, Canada  
Mexico
4–0
after extra time
 
Bermuda
 
Trinidad and Tobago
4–1  
Canada
8
1971
Details
Cali, Colombia  
Argentina
RR  
Colombia
 
Cuba
RR  
Trinidad and Tobago
12
1975
Details
Mexico City, Mexico  
Mexico

 
Brazil
1–1
after extra time
(Title Shared)
 
Argentina
2–0  
Costa Rica
13
1979
Details
San Juan, Puerto Rico  
Brazil
3–0  
Cuba
 
Argentina
2–0  
Costa Rica
12
1983
Details
Caracas, Venezuela  
Uruguay
1-0  
Guatemala
 
Brazil
--- 10
1987
Details
Indianapolis, United States  
Brazil
2–0
after extra time
 
Chile
 
Argentina
0–0
(5–4)

on penalties
 
Mexico
12
1991
Details
Havana, Cuba  
United States
2–1
after extra time
 
Mexico
 
Cuba
1–0  
Honduras
8
1995
Details
Mar del Plata, Argentina  
Argentina
0–0
(5–4)

on penalties
 
Mexico
 
Colombia
3–0  
Honduras
12
1999
Details
Winnipeg, Canada  
Mexico
3–1  
Honduras
 
United States
2–1  
Canada
10
2003
Details
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  
Argentina
1–0  
Brazil
 
Mexico
0–0
(5–4)
on penalties
 
Colombia
8
2007
Details
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  
Ecuador
2–1  
Jamaica
 
Mexico
1–0  
Bolivia
12
2011
Details
Guadalajara, Mexico  
Mexico
1–0  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
2–1  
Costa Rica
8
2015
Details
Toronto, Canada  
Uruguay
1–0  
Mexico
 
Brazil
3–1
after extra time
 
Panama
8
2019
Details
Lima, Peru  
Argentina
4–1  
Honduras
 
Mexico
1–0  
Uruguay
8

* Under-23 tournament since 1999.

The tournament was played in league format from 1951 to 1963, neither final nor bronze medal match hosted. Another format was used in 1971, this time the tournament was played in group format in early stages, but played in league format for final stages. The 1983 tournament saw only 3 teams played in the final group stages, with the first and final time the tournament did not have the fourth place team.

Medal tableEdit

Team Gold Silver Bronze Fourth Place
  Argentina 7 (1951*, 1955, 1959, 1971, 1995*, 2003, 2019) 2 (1963, 2011) 3 (1975, 1979, 1987)
  Mexico 4 (1967, 1975*, 1999, 2011*) 4 (1955*, 1991, 1995, 2015) 3 (2003, 2007, 2019) 1 (1987)
  Brazil 4 (1963*, 1975, 1979, 1987) 2 (1959, 2003) 2 (1983, 2015)
  Uruguay 2 (1983, 2015) 1 (2011) 1 (2019)
  United States 1 (1991) 2 (1959*, 1999) 1 (1963)
  Ecuador 1 (2007)
  Honduras 2 (1999, 2019) 2 (1991, 1995)
  Chile 1 (1987) 2 (1951, 1963)
  Cuba 1 (1979) 2 (1971, 1991*)
  Colombia 1 (1971*) 1 (1995) 1 (2003)
  Costa Rica 1 (1951) 3 (1975, 1979, 2011)
  Bermuda 1 (1967)
  Guatemala 1 (1983)
  Jamaica 1 (2007)
  Trinidad and Tobago 1 (1967) 1 (1971)
  Netherlands Antilles 1 (1955)
  Canada 2 (1967*, 1999*)
  Paraguay 1 (1951)
  Venezuela 1 (1955)
  Haiti 1 (1959)
  Bolivia 1 (2007)
  Panama 1 (2015)

* = host

Participating nationsEdit

Teams participate with their U-22 squads. In some cases such as in 1951 (for Venezuela and Costa Rica) some countries sent their full squad (including players over the age of 22).[1]

Nation 1951 1955 1959 1963 1967 1971 1975 1979 1983 1987 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019 Years
  Argentina         5       9       9     15
  Bahamas 9 1
  Bermuda   10 8 8 11 5
  Bolivia 6 4 2
  Brazil             5   5 6   11
  Canada 4 5 7 11 7 4 7 7
  Chile     4   8 5
  Colombia 8   10   4 6 6
  Costa Rica   5 4 4 6 6 10 4 8
  Cuba 7 7   5   7 8   8 6 8 11
  Dominican Republic 12 9 8 3
  Ecuador 9   7 8 4
  El Salvador 9 7 2
  Guatemala 7   5 7 7 5
  Haiti 4 8 5 11 4
  Honduras 4 4   7   5
  Jamaica 11 12 5   6 5
  Mexico   6   7   5 4                 15
  Nicaragua 13 8 2
  Netherlands Antilles   1
  Panama 4 5 2
  Paraguay 4 9 7 5 5 5
  Peru 6 7 2
  Puerto Rico 5 1
  Suriname 6 1
  Trinidad and Tobago   4 8 12 10 9 5 8 8
  United States   5 6 6 11 6 10 6   12   8 12
  Uruguay 4 10   10     4 7
  Venezuela 4 4 6 12 4
Nations 5 4 7 5 8 12 13 9 10 12 8 12 10 8 12 8 8 8

Women's tournamentEdit

SummariesEdit

Year Host Final Third Place Match Participants
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1999
Details
Winnipeg, Canada  
United States
1–0  
Mexico
 
Costa Rica
1–1
(4–3)
on penalties
 
Canada
5
2003
Details
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  
Brazil
2–1
after extra time
 
Canada
 
Mexico
4–1  
Argentina
6
2007
Details
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  
Brazil
5–0  
United States
 
Canada
2–1  
Mexico
10
2011
Details
Guadalajara, Mexico  
Canada
1–1
(4–3)
on penalties
 
Brazil
 
Mexico
1–0
after extra time
 
Colombia
8
2015
Details
Toronto, Canada  
Brazil
4–0  
Colombia
 
Mexico
2–1  
Canada
8
2019
Details
Lima, Peru  
Colombia
1–1
(7–6)
on penalties
 
Argentina
 
Costa Rica
1–0  
Paraguay
8

Medal tableEdit

Team Gold Silver Bronze Fourth Place
  Brazil 3 (2003, 2007*, 2015) 1 (2011)
  Canada 1 (2011) 1 (2003) 1 (2007) 2 (1999*, 2015)
  Colombia 1 (2019) 1 (2015) 1 (2011)
  United States 1 (1999) 1 (2007)
  Mexico 1 (1999) 3 (2003, 2011*, 2015) 1 (2007)
  Argentina 1 (2019) 1 (2003)
  Costa Rica 2 (1999, 2019)
  Paraguay 1 (2019)

* = host

Participating nationsEdit

Nation 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019 Years
  Argentina 4 5 7 8   5
  Brazil         4
  Canada 4       4 5
  Chile 5 1
  Colombia 4     3
  Costa Rica   5 6 5   5
  Ecuador 7 6 2
  Haiti 6 1
  Jamaica 6 7 2
  Mexico     4     5 6
  Panama 8 6 2
  Paraguay 10 4 2
  Peru 8 1
  Trinidad and Tobago 5 8 7 3
  United States     2
  Uruguay 9 1
Nations 5 6 10 8 8 8

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