Mario Evaristo

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Mario Evaristo
Personal information
Full name Marino Evaristo
Date of birth 10 December 1908
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 30 April 1993 (age 84)
Place of death Quilmes, Argentina
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Outside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1926 Sportivo Palermo
1926–1932 Boca Juniors 110 (31)
1932 Sportivo Barracas
0000–1936 Genoa
1936–1938 Antibes
1938–1939 Nice
National team
1929–1930 Argentina 9 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Marino "Mario" Evaristo (10 December 1908 – 30 April 1993) was an Argentine footballer who played for the Argentina national football team. He was a member of the runner-up Argentine team in the 1930 FIFA World Cup and along with his elder brother Juan, a wing half-back, they became the first siblings to appear in a World Cup final.[1]

Evaristo was christened Marino, but later changed his name to Mario. He played for Sportivo Palermo, Club Atlético Independiente and Boca Juniors in Argentina, he was part of the Boca team that won the Primera Division Argentina 1931 (the first professional champions of Argentina).

Later in his career he moved to Europe, where he played for Genoa C.F.C. in Italy, and for Nice and Antibes in France.

With his brother Juan, he was in charge of Boca's youth academies for more than 30 years.[2]


Club Atlético Boca Juniors
Sportivo Barracas
  • AAAF amateur Championship: 1932

International goals[edit]

Argentina's goal tally first

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 November 1929 Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Paraguay 1–0 4–1 1929 South American Championship
2. 22 July 1930 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Chile 3–1 3–1 1930 FIFA World Cup


  1. ^ History of the World Cup Archived 14 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Part One: 1930 Uruguay
  2. ^ Juan Evaristo's biography

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