1995 Copa América Final

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1995 Copa América Final
Event 1995 Copa América
Uruguay won 5–3 on penalties
Date 23 July 1995
Venue Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee Brizio Carter (Mexico)
Attendance 60,000

The 1995 Copa América Final was the final match of the 1995 Copa América. It was held on July 22, 1995 in Montevideo. This was the fourth final for Uruguay. Meanwhile Brazil World Champions a year ago made a fourth final appearance. It also was the third final between Brazil and Uruguay. Uruguay won in 1983 and Brazil won in 1989 at the Estádio do Maracanã in revenge after the 1950 FIFA World Cup Final match known as the Maracanazo. Uruguay won the match 5–3 on penalties. Uruguay made history by winning every international tournament held in Uruguay which was the 1917, 1923, 1924, 1942, 1956, 1967 South American Championships and the 1930 FIFA World Cup. Uruguay entered the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup as a result of winning the Copa América.


GK 1 Fernando Álvez
DF 14 Gustavo Méndez Booked
DF 4 José Oscar Herrera Booked
DF 3 Eber Moas
DF 18 Tabaré Silva Substituted off 35'
MF 21 Diego Dorta Substituted off 45'
MF 5 Álvaro Gutiérrez
MF 11 Gus Poyet Booked
MF 10 Enzo Francescoli (c)
FW 9 Daniel Fonseca
FW 7 Marcelo Otero Substituted off 45'
DF 6 Edgardo Adinolfi Substituted in 35'
MF 8 Pablo Bengoechea Substituted in 45'
FW 17 Sergio Daniel Martínez Substituted in 45'
Uruguay Héctor Núñez
GK 1 Cláudio Taffarel
DF 2 Jorginho
DF 3 Aldair
DF 14 André Cruz
DF 6 Roberto Carlos Booked
MF 8 Dunga (c) Booked
MF 5 César Sampaio
MF 10 Juninho Booked Substituted off 69'
MF 11 Zinho Booked
FW 7 Edmundo
FW 9 Túlio
MF 17 Beto Substituted in 69'
Brazil Mário Zagallo



  • 90 minutes
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level:
  • 3 (of 12) substitutions permitted

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