Football at the 1951 Pan American Games

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Football – Men's tournament at the I Pan American Games
Football pictogram.svg
VenueEstadio Monumental
Dates25 February–8 March
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 

The first edition of the football tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from February 25 to March 8, 1951. Five teams did compete, after Brazil withdrew on February 16, 1951.

Paraguay participated with the club side Sport Colombia, strengthened with some guest players from other clubs. Costa Rica and Venezuela entered their full national teams (as they only had amateur football domestically).[1]



 1951 Pan American Games Winners 

First title


  1. ^ "1951 Pan Am Games football competition". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.