* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Pedro Petrone Schiavone (May 11, 1905 – December 13, 1964) was a Uruguayanfootballer in the striker role. His nickname Artillero, meaning artilleryman or gunner in reference to his amazing goalscoring prowess.
In his career he played for Nacional, where he won two National Tournaments (1924, 1934) and in Italy with Fiorentina, where he played 44 games and scored 37 goals (Top goalscorer in Serie A 1931-32). Whilst in Italy, Petrone was timed in the hundred metres at 11 seconds and was said to be the fastest player in the League.
Two times golden medalist in the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympics, Petrone also won the 1930 FIFA World Cup with Uruguay. He was 19 years and 1 month old when he received the 1924 gold medal and the tournament top-goalscorer award, still remaining to this day the youngest ever football golden medalist in the history of the Olympic Games.
Petrone won 29 official caps for Uruguay, scoring 24 goals, but early non-FIFA officiated matches would bring his record to 80 caps and 36 goals. He is currently seventh (7th) in the Uruguay top-goalscorers list.