Santos Iriarte

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Santos Iriarte
Personal information
Full name Victoriano Santos Iriarte
Date of birth (1902-11-02)November 2, 1902
Place of birth Uruguay
Date of death November 10, 1968(1968-11-10) (aged 66)
Playing position Forward
National team

Victoriano Santos Iriarte (2 November 1902 – 10 November 1968), nicknamed "El Canario" (The Canary), was an Uruguayan football forward, member of the Uruguay national team that won the first ever World Cup in 1930, and of Racing Club de Montevideo at the club level.

Iriarte, an outside left, played all four of Uruguay's matches in the 1930 World Cup and scored two goals; one in the semifinal against Yugoslavia and the one in the 68th minute of the final match to give Uruguay a 3-2 lead in their comeback win against Argentina.

International goals[edit]

Uruguay's goal tally first

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 27 July 1930 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Yugoslavia 4–0 6–1 1930 FIFA World Cup
2. 30 July 1930 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Argentina 3–2 4–2 1930 FIFA World Cup Final

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