Club América

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América
Full nameClub de Fútbol América S.A. de C.V.[1]
Nickname(s)Las Águilas (The Eagles)[2]
Los Azulcremas (The Blue-Creams)[3]
Los Millonetas (The Million-ateds)[3]
Founded12 October 1916; 97 years ago
GroundEstadio Azteca
Ground Capacity105,000[4]
OwnerGrupo Televisa
ChairmanRicardo Pelaez
ManagerAntonio Mohamed[5]
LeagueLiga MX
Clausura 20145th
WebsiteClub website

Club de Fútbol América S.A. de C.V., commonly known as Club América or América, is a Mexican professional football club from Mexico City. It competes in the Liga MX. The team's nickname is Las Águilas (The Eagles).

América is the most successful club in Mexico.[6][7][8] They won a record twelve national titles.[9] América also have eight FIFA recognized international club trophies. They have won five CONCACAF Champions' Cups, two Copa Interamericana cups, and one CONCACAF Giants Cup.[10][11][12]

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic competitions[change | change source]

Amateur era
Winners (4): 1924–25, 1925–26, 1926–27, 1927–28
Winners (1): 1937–38
  • Copa Challenger
Winners (1): 1927
Professional era
Winners (11): 1965–66, 1970–71, 1975–76, 1983–84, 1984–85, Prode-1985, 1987–88, 1988–89, Verano 2002, Clausura 2005, Clausura 2013, Apertura 2014
Winners (5): 1953–54, 1954–55, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1973–74
Winners (5): 1955, 1976, 1988, 1989, 2005
Winners (1): 2008

International[change | change source]

Winners (5): 1977, 1987, 1990, 1992, 2006
Winners (2): 1978, 1990
Winners (1): 2001

Friendly[change | change source]

  • Liga Excélsior (1): 1920
  • Copa Vizcaya (1): 1920
  • Copa Baltamar (1): 1922
  • Junta Española Covadonga (1): 1927
  • Copa Presidente Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (1): 1964–65
  • Copa Independencia (2): 1966–67, 1974–75
  • Copa Revolución Mexicana (1): 1980–81
  • Cuadrangular Ciudad de México (1): 1981
  • Trofeo Águila Azteca (1): 1982
  • Los Angeles Nations Cup (1): 1983
  • Trofeo de la Vendimia (1): 1983–84
  • Triangular Ciudad de México (1): 1987
  • Copa Cofraternidad (1): 1988
  • Copa Pachuca (1): 1997
  • Cuadrangular Los Angeles (1): 1999
  • Copa de Tejas (1): 2004
  • Copa San José (1): 2006
  • Copa "El Mexicano" (1): 2008[13]
  • Copa Insurgentes (1): 2010
  • Copa Reto Águila (1): 2010
  • Copa Centenario del C.D. Olimpia (1): 2012[14]

References[change | change source]

  1. "América". LigaMX.net.
  2. "La historia de las Águilas del América". Club América – Sitio Oficial.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Los "apodos" del América en sus 96 años". Pulso. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
  4. "Estadio Azteca: Antecedentes". Estadio Azteca (esmas.com).
  5. "Antonio Mohamed - Coach data sheet".
  6. "Historia del Club – Club América". Club América – Sitio Oficial.
  7. "Todos los campeones en México". ESPN Deportes.
  8. "Los campeones del fútbol mexicano". El Economista.
  9. Marshall, Tom. "America title a reminder that Chivas have much to do". ESPN FC. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  10. "FIFA Classic Clubs: CF América". FIFA.com.
  11. Gorozpe, Carlos. "América es el equipo de la Concacaf con más títulos internacionales". Diario Récord. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
  12. Dávalos, Juan Antonio. "América, club mexicano con más títulos internacionales". El Universal. Retrieved 4 December 2007.
  13. "América gana la copa "El Mexicano"". Esto. Retrieved 27 July 2009. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  14. Reséndiz, Graciela. "América le ganó 1–0 al Olimpia de Honduras – ESPN: Deportes". ESPN Deportes. Retrieved 5 June 2012.