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1957 South American Championship

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Host country  Peru
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Fourth place  Peru
Teams  7
Matches played  21
Dates  March 7 – April 6
Runners-up  Brazil
Start date  1957
Goals scored  101
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Top scorer(s)  Javier Ambrois Humberto Maschio (9 goals each)
Champion  Argentina national football team
Third place  Uruguay national football team
Similar  1947 South American Championship, 1955 South American Championship, 1959 South American Championship, 1963 South American Championship, 1929 South American Championship

The South American Championship 1957 was a football tournament held in Peru and won by Argentina with Brazil as runners-up.


Bolivia, and Paraguay withdrew from the tournament.

Humberto Maschio from Argentina and Javier Ambrois from Uruguay became top scorers of the tournament with 9 goals each.


For a complete list of participating squads see: 1957 South American Championship squads

Match suspended at the 43rd minute due to pitch invasion.


A total of 33 different players scored 101 goals in the tournament. None of them is credited as own goal.

9 Goals

8 Goals

5 Goals

  • Alberto Terry
  • 4 Goals

  • Jorge Larraz
  • 3 Goals

    2 Goals

    1 Goal


    1957 South American Championship Wikipedia

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