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América
Full name Club de Fútbol América S.A. de C.V.
Nickname(s) Las Águilas (The Eagles)
Los Azulcremas (The Blue-Creams)
Los Millonetas (The Million-ateds)
Founded 12 October 1916; 97 years ago
Ground Estadio Azteca
Ground Capacity 105,000
Owner Grupo Televisa
Chairman Ricardo Pelaez
Manager Antonio Mohamed
League Liga MX
Clausura 2014 5th
Third colours

Club de Fútbol América S.A. de C.V., commonly known as Club América or América, is a Mexican professional football club from Mexico City. It competes in the Liga MX. The team's nickname is Las Águilas (The Eagles).

América is the most successful club in Mexico. They won a record twelve national titles. América also have eight FIFA recognized international club trophies. They have won five CONCACAF Champions' Cups, two Copa Interamericana cups, and one CONCACAF Giants Cup.

Honours

Domestic competitions

Amateur era
Winners (4): 1924–25, 1925–26, 1926–27, 1927–28
Winners (1): 1937–38
  • Copa Challenger
Winners (1): 1927
Professional era
Winners (11): 1965–66, 1970–71, 1975–76, 1983–84, 1984–85, Prode-1985, 1987–88, 1988–89, Verano 2002, Clausura 2005, Clausura 2013, Apertura 2014
Winners (5): 1953–54, 1954–55, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1973–74
  • Campeón de Campeones
Winners (5): 1955, 1976, 1988, 1989, 2005
  • InterLiga
Winners (1): 2008

International

Winners (5): 1977, 1987, 1990, 1992, 2006
  • Copa Interamericana
Winners (2): 1978, 1990
  • CONCACAF Giants Cup
Winners (1): 2001

Friendly

  • Liga Excélsior (1): 1920
  • Copa Vizcaya (1): 1920
  • Copa Baltamar (1): 1922
  • Junta Española Covadonga (1): 1927
  • Copa Presidente Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (1): 1964–65
  • Copa Independencia (2): 1966–67, 1974–75
  • Copa Revolución Mexicana (1): 1980–81
  • Cuadrangular Ciudad de México (1): 1981
  • Trofeo Águila Azteca (1): 1982
  • Los Angeles Nations Cup (1): 1983
  • Trofeo de la Vendimia (1): 1983–84
  • Triangular Ciudad de México (1): 1987
  • Copa Cofraternidad (1): 1988
  • Copa Pachuca (1): 1997
  • Cuadrangular Los Angeles (1): 1999
  • Copa de Tejas (1): 2004
  • Copa San José (1): 2006
  • Copa "El Mexicano" (1): 2008
  • Copa Insurgentes (1): 2010
  • Copa Reto Águila (1): 2010
  • Copa Centenario del C.D. Olimpia (1): 2012


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