Adolfo Zumelzú

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Adolfo Zumelzú
Zumelzu 1929.jpg
Adolfo Zumelzú in 1929.
Personal information
Full name Adolfo Bernabé Zumelzú
Date of birth 5 January 1902
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 29 March 1973
Playing position Half-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Tigre ? (?)
Sportivo Palermo ? (?)
National team
1927–1930 Argentina 13 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 2007.
Medal record
Olympic Games
Men's football
Representing  Argentina
Silver medal – second place 1928 Amsterdam Team Competition

Adolfo Bernabé Zumelzú (5 January 1902 – 29 March 1973) was a football player from Argentina and Olympian.


Zumelzú represented the Argentina at the South American Championship 1927[1] and the South American Championship 1929[2] both won by Argentina.

Zumelzú also participated in the 1930 FIFA World Cup,[3] where Argentina finished second behind Uruguay. He scored two goals in the tournament. He played club football for Tigre and Sportivo Palermo.

1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games[edit]

He played on the team sent to the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics.[citation needed] Argentina lost the final against Uruguay.[4]

International goals[edit]

Argentina's goal tally first

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 November 1929 Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Peru 2–0 3–0 1929 South American Championship
2. 3–0
3. 19 July 1930 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Mexico 2–0 6–3 1930 FIFA World Cup
4. 5–1