Luis de Souza Ferreira

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Luis de Souza Ferreira
Personal information
Full name Luis Alfonso de Souza Ferreira Huby
Date of birth (1908-10-06)October 6, 1908
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Date of death September 29, 2008(2008-09-29) (aged 99)
Place of death La Punta, Peru
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Universitario
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1926–1934 Universitario
National team
1929–1934 Peru 2 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Luis Alfonso de Souza Ferreira Huby (born October 6, 1908 in Lima – died September 29, 2008 in La Punta) was a football forward player from Peru who played for Universitario de Deportes.

Club career[edit]

Souza studied engineering and made his professional debut with Universitario de Deportes in 1926. He remained with the club during his 8 years as a professional footballer.

International career[edit]

He played for the Peruvian National Team from 1929 to 1934. In 1930 he represented his country in the 1930 FIFA World Cup finals in Uruguay. In this competition he scored the first goal ever Peruvian World Cup goal.[1]

International goals[edit]

Peru's goal tally first

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 July 1930 Estadio Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay  Romania 1–1 1–3 1930 FIFA World Cup

Personal life[edit]

Death[edit]

Don Lucho died in September 2008, only a few days short of his 100th birthday.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luis de Souza FerreiraFIFA competition record
  2. ^ Murió legendario Luis de Souza - La Republica (in Spanish)

External links[edit]