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"[permanent dead link]. 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. Dávalos, Juan Antonio. "América, club mexicano con más títulos internacionales". El Universal. Retrieved 4 December 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. "América gana la copa "El Mexicano"". Esto. Retrieved 27 July 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. Reséndiz, Graciela. "América le ganó 1–0 al Olimpia de Honduras – ESPN: Deportes". ESPN Deportes. Retrieved 5 June 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)