Argentina vs. Japan: Titles Won Comparison

Which national soccer team won the most tournaments, Japan or Argentina? Here you have the details, head to head, of the titles won by each of these national teams at senior, youth and olympic level. It includes the comparision of World Cups and continental tournaments won.

Taking into account the most relevant tournaments for senior national soccer teams, Argentina won 16 titles more than Japan, 23 against 7. Also in FIFA World Cups won Argentina has the advantage over Japan 3 to 0.

In the Olympic Games soccer tournament, Argentina surpasses Japan in gold medals won 2 to 0.

At FIFA youth national teams level, Argentina won 9 titles more than Japan, 16 against 7.

Note: on this page, the titles won by olympic national teams are included on their own category because throughout history these tournaments have alternated between senior and youth teams, with amateur and professional players. Currently the competition allows under-23 players with the possibility of including 3 players over that age.

Senior National Team Titles:

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Argentina
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Japan
23
senior national team
titles
7
senior national team
titles

FIFA World Cup

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Continental Titles

  • American Cup
    (16) 1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991, 1993, 2021, 2024
  • Panamerican Championship
    (1) 1960

Others Toournaments

  • AFC–OFC Challenge Cup
    (1) 2001
  • Afro-Asian Cup of Nations
    (2) 1993, 2007

Olympic National Team:

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Argentina
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Japan
2
gold medals
0
gold medals

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Youth Tournaments (FIFA):

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Argentina
Japan logo
Japan
16
youth national team titles
7
youth national team titles

World Cups

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup
    (6) 1979, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2007

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Continental Titles

  • South American Youth Championship
    (5) 1967, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2015
  • South American Under-17 Football Championship
    (4) 1985, 2003, 2013, 2019
  • South American Under-15 Football Championship
    (1) 2017
  • AFC U-23 Asian Cup
    (2) 2016, 2024
  • AFC U-20 Asian Cup
    (1) 2016
  • AFC U-17 Asian Cup
    (4) 1994, 2006, 2018, 2023

Other Relevant Tournaments:

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Argentina
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Japan
14
titles
1
title

Pre-Olympic Tournaments

  • CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament
    (5) 1960, 1964, 1980, 2004, 2020

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Regional Tournaments

  • Pan American Games
    (7) 1951, 1955, 1959, 1971, 1995, 2003, 2019

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Friendly Tournaments

  • Toulon Tournament
    (2) 1975, 1998

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Others Toournaments

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  • Asian Games
    (1) 2010