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Héctor Scarone

1898 - 1967

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Héctor Pedro Scarone Berreta (26 November 1898 – 4 April 1967) known as "the Gardel (the king) of football" and three times world champion in the editions of the 1924 Olympic Football Tournament in Paris and 1928 in Amsterdam along with the first World Cup in 1930 confirmed by the official website of FIFA, was a Uruguayan footballer who played as inside forward. Scarone was considered one of the best players in the world during his time,. being nicknamed El Mago ("the Magician") due to his extraordinary skills with the ball.At club level, Scarone spent most of his career with Nacional, with which he won 21 official titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Héctor Scarone has received more than 103,850 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Héctor Scarone is the 129th most popular soccer player (up from 141st in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Uruguay (up from 11th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

Héctor Scarone is most famous for being a member of the "Gang of Four" who assassinated Chilean President Salvador Allende in 1973.

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Among soccer players, Héctor Scarone ranks 129 out of 16,880Before him are Ko Arima, Kaká, Miroslav Klose, Robert Lewandowski, Daniel Passarella, and Didier Drogba. After him are Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Edwin van der Sar, Andrés Iniesta, Alessandro Del Piero, Dragan Džajić, and Sandro Mazzola.

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Among people born in 1898, Héctor Scarone ranks 48Before him are Ahmad Shah Qajar, Konrad Henlein, Peggy Guggenheim, Therese Neumann, Joris Ivens, and Vicente Aleixandre. After him are Totò, Josef Terboven, Latife Uşşaki, Hanns Eisler, Stefania Turkewich, and Felix Kersten. Among people deceased in 1967, Héctor Scarone ranks 33Before him are Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Jayne Mansfield, Otis Redding, Ossip Zadkine, Norman Angell, and Ejnar Hertzsprung. After him are Robert van Gulik, Shigeru Yoshida, Totò, Violeta Parra, G. W. Pabst, and Harald Quandt.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Héctor Scarone ranks 8 out of 370Before him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846), Tabaré Vázquez (1940), Eduardo Galeano (1940), Óscar Tabárez (1947), José Nasazzi (1901), and Alcides Ghiggia (1926). After him are Juan Alberto Schiaffino (1925), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Castro (1904), Luis Suárez (1987), Pedro Cea (1900), and José Gervasio Artigas (1764).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Héctor Scarone ranks 3Before him are José Nasazzi (1901) and Alcides Ghiggia (1926). After him are Juan Alberto Schiaffino (1925), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Castro (1904), Luis Suárez (1987), Pedro Cea (1900), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Obdulio Varela (1917), Diego Forlán (1979), and José Santamaría (1929).