Álvaro Gestido

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Álvaro Gestido
Personal information
Full name Álvaro Antonio Gestido Pose
Date of birth (1907-05-17)May 17, 1907
Place of birth Uruguay
Date of death January 18, 1957(1957-01-18) (aged 49)
Playing position Forward
National team
Olympic medal record
Representing  Uruguay
Men's football
Gold medal – first place 1928 Amsterdam Team Competition

Álvaro Antonio Gestido Pose (17 May 1907 — 18 January 1957) was a footballer from Uruguay. He was born in Montevideo. From 1926 to 1942, he played for C.A. Peñarol. He also played 25 matches for the Uruguay national football team, winning the 1930 FIFA World Cup and the 1928 Summer Olympics. His brother Óscar Diego Gestido was President of Uruguay in 1967.