Football in Paraguay

As in whole Latin America in Paraguay football in the most popular sport and most watched sport in the country. The football league system and national football team of Paraguay are led by organization named Paraguayan Football Association. National football team of Paraguay participate in FIFA World Cup 8 times and their best achievement in this tournament is reaching the quarterfinals during 2010th year. The national team won two times Copa America, 6 times finished on second place and 7 times on 3rd place. Paraguay takes 24th place in FIFA all-time table.Top two divisions in Paraguayan football league system are:

  • Division 1: Clausura – highest football league in Paraguay and contains 12 clubs
  • Division Intermedia – 16 clubs - the second-highest football division in Paraguay
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