Oscar Bonfiglio

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Bonfiglio and the second or maternal family name is Martínez.

Oscar Bonfiglio Martinez (October 5, 1905 – November 4, 1987) was a Mexican football goalkeeper who played for the Mexico national team in the 1930 World Cup.

Career[edit]

Bonfiglio was the first goalkeeper beaten in World Cup history, with a goal by France forward Lucien Laurent. In two matches he conceded 10 goals: the most in the tournament.[1] At the time, he played for the club Marte FC. Bonfiglio suffered an injury and retired from playing at age 28.[1]

Bonfiglio played for Mexico at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.

Personal[edit]

Bonfiglio was the father of actor Oscar Morelli.[1] Bonfiglio is credited to be the founder of Mexican football team Irapuato FC back in 1948

References[edit]

  • ^ A.Gowarzewski : "FUJI Football Encyclopedia. World Cup FIFA*part I*Biographical Notes - Heroes of Mundials" ; GiA Katowice 1993
  • ^ A.Gowarzewski : "FUJI Football Encyclopedia. World Cup FIFA*part II*History World Championship " ; GiA Katowice 1994

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