1959 South American Championship (Argentina)
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1959 South American Championship Argentina
1959 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryArgentina
DatesMarch 7 - April 4
Teams7 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Paraguay
Fourth place Peru
Tournament statistics
Matches played21
Goals scored86 (4.1 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Pelé (8 goals)
1957

The South American Championship 1959 was a football tournament held in Argentina, and won by Argentina with Brazil in second.

Colombia and Ecuador withdrew from the tournament.

Pelé from Brazil was named best player of the tournament and was the top scorer with 8 goals.[1]

Venues

Final round

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 6 5 1 0 19 5 +14 11
 Brazil 6 4 2 0 17 7 +10 10
 Paraguay 6 3 0 3 12 12 0 6
 Peru 6 1 3 2 10 11 -1 5
 Chile 6 2 1 3 9 14 -5 5
 Uruguay 6 2 0 4 15 14 +1 4
 Bolivia 6 0 1 5 4 23 -19 1
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Brazil 2-2 Peru
Didi Goal 24
Pelé Goal 48
Juan Seminario Goal 5977
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Brazil 3-0 Chile
Pelé Goal 4345
Didi Goal 89
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Alberto Tejada (Peru)

Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

Chile 1-1 Peru
Tovar Goal 77 Miguel Ángel Loayza Goal 12
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Chile 5-2 Bolivia
Mario Soto Goal 742
Juan Soto Mura Goal 1751
Leonel Sánchez Goal 89
Máximo Alcócer Goal 2576
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Peru 0-0 Bolivia
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

Brazil 4-1 Paraguay
Pelé Goal 253163
Chinesinho Goal 35
José Parodi Goal 4
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Alberto Tejada (Peru)

Attendance: 85,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Result

 1959 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
12th title

Goalscorers

With eight goals, Pelé of Brazil is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 86 goals were scored by 36 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.

8 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

References

External links


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