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About Club America
Club de Futbol America S.A. de C.V, commonly known as Club America or América, is a Mexican Professional football cub based in Mexico City. It competes in the Liga MX, the top professional league in the country. The team’s nickname is Las Aguilas.
América was founded on October 12, 1916, and is one of two football clubs owned by Televisa. The team plays its home games at the Estadio Azteca, the largest stadium in Mexico and Latin America, and the second largest football stadium in the world.
The club has a long standing rivalry with Club Deportivo Guadalajara, as both are the most popular clubs in Mexico. Matches between them are known as El Super Clasico. They are also the only two clubs to have never been relegated to the countries’ second division.
America is one of the most successful clubs in Mexico. Domestically, the club has ten national titles, which places it second overall. Besides having ten domestic championships, America have eight FIFA recognized international club trophies, the most for a club from the CONCACAF region and tying them with Bayern Munich, Olimpia, and Etoile du Sahel worldwide. They have won five CONCACAF Champions’ Cups, two Copa Interamericana cups, and one CONCACAF Giants Cup.
In 2010, The International Federation of Football History and Statistics named América “Central and North American club of the 1st Decade of the 21st Century”.