|Football - Men's tournament at the|
|Venue||Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium|
|Dates||July 12 - July 26|
|Competitors||144 from 8 nations|
For the football competition in these Games, the men competed in an eight-team tournament. The teams were grouped into two pools of four teams each for a round-robin preliminary round. The top two teams in each group advanced to a single elimination bracket. The men's competition was an under-22 event, with each team supplemented with up to three over age players.
A total of eight men's teams qualified to compete at the games. Hosts Canada and Mexico qualified automatically. The winners of the regional Caribbean and Central American championships also qualified. Teams placing between 3rd and 6th at the South American Championship also qualified.
|Central American Qualifier||July 17-29, 2014||El Salvador||1||Panama|
|Caribbean Qualifier||September 12-19, 2014||Trinidad and Tobago||1||Trinidad and Tobago|
|South American Qualifier||January 14 - February 7, 2015||Uruguay||4|| Uruguay|
The following eight teams qualified for the final tournament.
|Team||Appearance||Previous best performance|
|Brazil||11th||Gold medal (1963, 1975, 1979, 1987)|
|Canada (hosts)||7th||Fourth place (1967, 1999)|
|Mexico||14th||Gold medal (1967, 1975, 1999, 2011)|
|Paraguay||5th||Fourth place (1951)|
|Trinidad and Tobago||9th||Bronze medal (1967)|
|Uruguay||6th||Gold medal (1983)|
At the start of tournament, all eight participating countries had to submit up to 18 players on their rosters.
In the first round of the competition, teams were divided into two groups of four teams, played in round-robin format with each of the teams playing all other teams in the group once. Teams were awarded three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. The teams were ranked as follows:
Following the completion of the group games, the top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals, with the winners of one group playing the runners-up of another group. The winners of the semifinals advanced to the gold medal match and the losers advanced to the bronze medal match.
All games were played in two 45-minute halves. In the medal round, if the match ended in a draw after 90 minutes, extra time was played (two 15-minute halves), followed by penalty kicks competition if the match still remained tied.
The official detailed schedule and draw was revealed on April 24, 2015.
|4||Trinidad and Tobago||3||0||0||3||3||13||−10||0|
|Semifinals||Gold medal match|
|July 23 - Hamilton|
|July 26 - Hamilton|
|July 23 - Hamilton|
|Bronze medal match|
|July 25 - Hamilton|
|Dates||12-26 July 2015|
|Teams||8 (from 2 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Goals scored||51 (3.19 per match)|
In every single match he played, Luciano scored at least one goal (besides the last one)
|8||Trinidad and Tobago||3||0||0||3||3||13||−10||0|