Copa America Top Goal Scorers All Time In History | Record

Here is the complete list of all time top goals scorers of Copa America football competition. This is the record which every footballer would like to set up. Although win is the most important in a game, but goals are also important that defines what the footballer is actually capable of. Copa America is consists of lots of records in which this record is considered as one of the main records. Scroll down to find the list of top goal scorers of this South American football competition.

Copa America Top Goal Scorers Of All Time

Rank Player name Nationality Goals
1 Norberto Mendez Argentina 17
Zizinho Brazil
3 Toedoro Fernandez Peru 15
Severino Varela Uruguay
5 Ademir Brazil 13
 Gabriel Batistuta Argentina
Jairzinho Brazil
Jose Manuel Moreno Argentina
Hector Scarone Uruguay

Former Argentina Norberto Doroteo Mendez and Brazilian Zizinho are the top goal scorers of Copa America football tournament. Both of them have scored 17 goals in this campaign. Norberto Doroteo played 31 international games for Argentina National Football team and won 3 Copa America titles and 3 Primera Division Argentina titles in his career.

Related: Copa America All winners list

At the second spot, we have two players who scored 15 goals each. Peru’s Teodoro Fernandez and Uruguayan Severino Varela are the second most goal scorers of Copa America. The above list is dominated by Argentina and Uruguay players as three players from each team are list in this list.

Copa America top goal scorers of all time

List of Top Scorers In Single Tournament [From 1916 to 2011]

Year Player name Goals
1916 Isabelino Gradin 3
1917 Angel Romano 4
1919 Neco, Arthur Friedenreich 4
1920 Angel Romano, Jose Perez 3
1921 Julio Libonatti 3
1922 Julio Francia 4
1923 Valdino Aguirre 3
1924 Pedro Petrone 4
1925 Manuel Seoane 6
1926 David Arellano 7
1927 Roberto Figueroa 7
1929 Aurelio Gonzalez 5
1935 Herminio Masantonio 4
1937 Raul Toro 7
1939 Teodoro Fernandez 7
1941 Juan Marvezzi 5
1942 Herminio Masantonio, Jose Manuel Moreno 7
1945 Heleno de Freitas, Norberto Mendez 6
1946 Jose Maria Medina 7
1947 Nicolas Falero 8
1949 Jair Rosa Pinto 9
1953 Francisco Molina 7
1955 Francisco Molina 8
1956 Enrique Hormazabal 4
1957 Humberto Maschio, Javier Ambrois 9
1959 Pele 8
1959 Jose Sanfilippo 6
1963 Carlos Alberto 6
1967 Luis Artime 5
1975 Leopoldo Luque, Ernesto Diaz 4
1979 Jorge Peredo, Eugenio Morel, Carlos Aguilera 4
1983 Jorge Burruchaga, Roberto Dinamite 3
1987 Arnoldo Iguaran 4
1989 Bebeto 6
1991 Gabriel Batistuta 6
1993 Jose Luis Dolguetta 4
1995 Luis Garcia Postigo , Gabriel Batistuta 4
1997 Luis Hernandez 6
1999 Rivaldo, Ronaldo 5
2001 Victor Aristizabal 6
2004 Adriano 7
2007 Robinho 6
2011 Paolo Guerrero 5

Argentina football team have netted most number of goals in Copa America followed by Uruguay at second place. After playing 173 matches total in this tournament, they have scored 422 times and conceded 166 goals. Their goal difference of +256 is better than any other team.

So these are the leading goal scorers of Copa America football competition. The 44th campaign of this football tournament is beginning from 11th June in Chile. Will be there a new name in this list?

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