Football at the 1951 Pan American Games
|Football – Men's tournament at the I Pan American Games|
|Dates||25 February–8 March|
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).
|1951 Pan American Games Winners|
- Olderr, Steven (2009). The Pan American Games: A Statistical History, 1951-1999, bilingual edition. McFarland & Company. ISBN 0786443367. ISBN 9780786443369.
- Sports 123: Football: Pan American Games at the Wayback Machine (archived 2011-07-19)
- Hickok Sports: Pan American Games: Soccer Medalists at the Wayback Machine (archived 2011-11-13)