Emilio Recoba

1904 - 1992

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Emilio Recoba Cambón (born 3 November 1904 in Montevideo — 12 September 1992) was a Uruguayan footballer. He was part of the team that won the first World Cup in 1930 for Uruguay, but did not play any matches in the tournament.He was a club player of Nacional. When Emilio Recoba died on 12 September 1992 he was the last surviving member of Uruguay's 1930 World Cup-winning squad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emilio Recoba has received more than 17,705 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Emilio Recoba is the 1,025th most popular soccer player (up from 1,058th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Uruguay (up from 66th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Emilio Recoba ranks 1,025 out of 16,923Before him are Ivan Perišić, Anton Ondruš, Murtaz Khurtsilava, Leopold Kielholz, Aníbal Paz, and Mario Evaristo. After him are Ivan Bek, Virginio Rosetta, Djalminha, Pietro Serantoni, Phil Jones, and Ivica Olić.

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Among people born in 1904, Emilio Recoba ranks 139Before him are Cecil Beaton, Richard Addinsell, William L. Shirer, Pyotr Koshevoy, Terence Fisher, and Luigi Bertolini. After him are André Leducq, Daniel Guérin, Yulii Khariton, Antoun Saadeh, Ralph Bunche, and Nikos Skalkottas. Among people deceased in 1992, Emilio Recoba ranks 118Before him are František Tomášek, Richard Yates, Audre Lorde, Borislav Pekić, László Benedek, and Yang Kyoungjong. After him are Petra Kelly, Sylvain Arend, Dana Andrews, Jack Arnold, Nie Rongzhen, and Michel Berger.

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Among people born in Uruguay, Emilio Recoba ranks 62 out of 314Before him are Manuel Oribe (1792), Víctor Rodríguez Andrade (1927), Schubert Gambetta (1920), Carlos Páez Vilaró (1923), Juan Carlos González (1924), and Aníbal Paz (1917). After him are Delmira Agustini (1886), Zoilo Saldombide (1905), Aparicio Méndez (1904), Francisco Canaro (1888), Julio Pérez (1926), and Gerardo Matos Rodríguez (1897).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Emilio Recoba ranks 36Before him are Santos Urdinarán (1900), Pablo Forlán (1945), Víctor Rodríguez Andrade (1927), Schubert Gambetta (1920), Juan Carlos González (1924), and Aníbal Paz (1917). After him are Zoilo Saldombide (1905), Julio Pérez (1926), Miguel Capuccini (1904), Michele Andreolo (1912), William Martínez (1928), and Ángel Melogno (1905).