Skip to Main Content
University of Oregon
UO Libraries

HIST 383: Soccer in Latin America (Aguirre)

A course guide to support learning about football, fútbol, futebol in Latin America

This page includes some links and books related to teams, players, national teams (squads), tournaments and organizations related to soccer in Latin America. It is not comprehensive, but rather, a reflection of some of the scholarly and popular titles available and related to this course.

More information can be found by searching LibrarySearch, databases, and online. You can also reach out to your librarian for help and to suggest purchases.

Clubs (Teams) by Country






National Squads (Selecciones/Seleções)

Selección de fútbol de Argentina

Brazil (Seleção Canarinho)



Selección Uruguaya (La Celeste)

Major Tournaments

FIFA World Cup


The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football, abbreviated as CONCACAF, is one of FIFA's six continental governing bodies for association football.


The South American Football Confederation is the continental governing body of football for most of South America.

Superclásico de las Américas (Clásico sudamericano) o Superclássico das Américas

The Brazil-Argentina football rivalry, known as the "Superclásico de las Américas" or the "Clásico sudamericano" in Spanish and the "Superclássico das Américas" in Portuguese, is between the national soccer teams of the two countries and their fans. While this rivalry can take place during international tournaments, it can also take place during friendly matches.