Carlos Borges

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Carlos Borges
Personal information
Full name Carlos Ariel Borges
Date of birth (1932-01-14)January 14, 1932
Place of birth Uruguay
Date of death February 5, 2014(2014-02-05) (aged 82)
National team

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 5, 2014, aged 82.[2]