Argentina vs. Spain: Titles Won Comparison

Which national soccer team won the most tournaments, Spain 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 17 titles more than Spain, 22 against 5. Also in FIFA World Cups won Argentina has the advantage over Spain 3 to 1.

In the Olympic Games soccer tournament, Argentina surpasses Spain in gold medals won 2 to 1.

At FIFA youth national teams level, Spain won 10 titles more than Argentina, 26 against 16.

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
Spain logo
Spain
22
senior national team
titles
5
senior national team
titles

FIFA World Cup

Continental Titles

  • American Cup
    (15) 1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991, 1993, 2021
  • Panamerican Championship
    (1) 1960

Others Toournaments

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Olympic National Team:

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Argentina
Spain logo
Spain
2
gold medals
1
gold medal

Youth Tournaments (FIFA):

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Argentina
Spain logo
Spain
16
youth national team titles
26
youth national team titles

World Cups

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup
    (6) 1979, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2007
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup
    (1) 1999

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
  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship
    (5) 1986, 1998, 2011, 2013, 2019
  • UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship
    (11) 1952, 1954, 1995, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019
  • UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship
    (9) 1986, 1988, 1991, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2017

Other Relevant Tournaments:

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Argentina
Spain logo
Spain
14
titles
0
titles

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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