Óscar Bonfiglio

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Bonfiglio and the second or maternal family name is Martínez.
Óscar Bonfiglio
Personal information
Full name Oscar Bonfiglio Martinez
Date of birth (1905-10-05)October 5, 1905
Place of birth Mexico
Date of death November 4, 1987(1987-11-04) (aged 82)
Playing position Goalkeeper
National team

Oscar Bonfiglio Martinez (October 5, 1905 – November 4, 1987) was a Mexican football goalkeeper, and Olympian, who played for the Mexico national team in the 1930 World Cup.


Bonfiglio was the first goalkeeper beaten in World Cup history, with a goal by France forward Lucien Laurent. In two matches he conceded 10 goals: the most in the tournament.[1] At the time, he played for the club Marte FC. Bonfiglio suffered an injury and retired from playing at age 28.[1]

Bonfiglio played for Mexico at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics.[2]


Bonfiglio is the father of actor Oscar Morelli.[1] Bonfiglio is credited to be the founder of Mexican football team Irapuato FC back in 1948


  • ^ A.Gowarzewski : "FUJI Football Encyclopedia. World Cup FIFA*part I*Biographical Notes – Heroes of Mundials" ; GiA Katowice 1993
  • ^ A.Gowarzewski : "FUJI Football Encyclopedia. World Cup FIFA*part II*History World Championship " ; GiA Katowice 1994

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