Artemio Franchi Trophy

The Artemio Franchi Trophy was an intercontinental football competition for national teams between the continental champions of Europe and South America, the twice - was held - in 1985 and 1993. Participants were each of the current European Football Championship and the current winner of the Copa América. It was named after the former president of UEFA, Artemio Franchi. The competition was the counterpart on national level to the Euro- South American Cup (World Cup ) at club level. He is next to the Afro - Asian Cup for national teams as one of the forerunners of the King Fahd Cup and later FIFA Confederations Cup. After the establishment of this comprehensive all Continents competition, another playout was unnecessary. 1989, 1998 and 2013 were also held meetings between Europe and South America Masters. However, this only had the character of friendship internationals and it was not award trophy.

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