Rewind to 1947

Stabile's Copa America domination

June 30, 2011
Argentina host this year's Copa America tournament, but it has been 18 long years since they got their hands on the title. Rivals Brazil have the chance to claim the trophy for the third time in succession, but Argentina were the first-team to do so, when they brought it home three times in the mid-40s under the management of Guillermo Stabile.

The beginnings of the Copa America were humble. Initially dubbed the "Campeonato Sudamericano de Selecciones'' (the South American Championship ...

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