1 (in 1 host city)
| March 7 – April 4|
Pelé (8 goals)
| Argentina national football team|
Paraguay national football team
1957 South American Championship, 1929 South American Championship, 1947 South American Championship
The South American Championship 1959 was a football tournament held in Argentina, and won by Argentina with Brazil in second.
Colombia, and Ecuador withdrew from the tournament.
Pelé from Brazil was named best player of the tournament and was the top scorer with 8 goals.
1959 South American Championship (Argentina) Wikipedia
With eight goals, Pelé of Brazil is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 86 goals were scored by 36 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.9 goals
Miguel Angel Loayza
Rubén Héctor Sosa
Juan José Pizzuti
Omar Oreste Corbatta
Víctor Benítez (playing against Argentina)