|Dates||July 17 - October 28|
|Teams||10 (from 1 confederation)|
|Goals scored||79 (3.16 per match)|
|Attendance||1,053,000 (42,120 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Ernesto Díaz |
(4 goals each)
|Best player(s)||Teófilo Cubillas|
The 1975 edition of the Copa América football tournament was played between July 17 and October 28. For the first time there was no fixed venue, and all matches were played throughout the year in each country. In addition, the tournament changed its name from South American Championship to Copa América. All ten CONMEBOL countries participated, with defending champions Uruguay receiving a bye into the semi-finals and the rest starting in the group stage.
For a complete list of participating squads: see 1975 Copa América squads
The teams were drawn into three groups, consisting of three teams each. Each team played twice (home and away) against the other teams in their group, with two points for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss. The winner of each group advanced to the semi-finals.
|D. Killer 8, 41, 62
Kempes 53, 81
Zanabria 56, 64
(*) Peru was declared the winner by the drawing of lots.
|1975 Copa América Champions|
With four goals, Leopoldo Luque and Ernesto Díaz are the top scorers in the tournament. In total, 79 goals were scored by 42 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.