Carlos Borges

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Carlos Ariel Borges (14 January 1932 in Montevideo– 5 February 2014) was a Uruguayan footballer, best known for scoring the first goal ever in a Copa Libertadores.

Borges earned 35 caps and scored 10 goals for the Uruguay national football team from 1954 to 1959. He played in the 1954 FIFA World Cup when Uruguay finished fourth. In that tournament he scored four goals including a hat-trick against Scotland.[1]

During his club career he played for C.A. Peñarol.

Borges died on February 5th, 2014, aged 82.[2]

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