America

Club de Futbol America S.A. de C.V., commonly known as Club America or simply America, is a professional football club based in Mexico City, Mexico. Nicknamed Las Aguilas (The Eagles), it competes in Liga MX, the top tier of Mexican football. The club was founded in 1916, and since 1959 has been owned by media company Grupo Televisa. The team plays its home games at the Estadio Azteca, the largest stadium in Latin America, and one of the largest stadiums in the world.

America is one of the founding members of the Primera Division. The club has a long-standing rivalry with Guadalajara, as both are the most successful and most popular clubs in the country, and are the only clubs to have never been relegated. Matches between them are known as El Super Clasico, considered to be the biggest rivalry in Mexico, and one of the biggest in the world. America also play local derbies against Cruz Azul and Club Universidad Nacional.

The club has won a record thirteen league titles, as well as a record six Copa Mexico titles, and six Campeon de Campeones cups. In international competitions, America has won ten FIFA recognized club trophies, the most for a club from the CONCACAF region. It has won a record seven CONCACAF Champions Cup/Champions League titles, two Copa Interamericana cups and one CONCACAF Giants Cup.

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America