Pablo Dorado

1908 - 1978

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Pablo Dorado (22 June 1908 in Montevideo – 18 November 1978) was a footballer who played for the Uruguay national team. He represented his country at the 1930 FIFA World Cup and is better known for being the first ever player to score in a World Cup final. In the final against Argentina, he scored the first goal of the match in the 12th minute, putting the hosts Uruguay in front by shooting the ball through the legs of Argentine goalkeeper Juan Botasso.Dorado played club football for C.A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pablo Dorado has received more than 31,474 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Pablo Dorado is the 444th most popular soccer player (down from 396th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Uruguay (up from 26th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Pablo Dorado ranks 444 out of 16,923Before him are Jenő Buzánszky, Leonel Sánchez, Jorge Jesus, Niko Kovač, Masanobu Izumi, and Misao Tamai. After him are Carlos Tevez, Guti, Kakuichi Mimura, Claudio Caniggia, Juan Sebastián Verón, and Milan Galić.

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Among people born in 1908, Pablo Dorado ranks 82Before him are Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Koča Popović, Lionel Stander, Lee Krasner, Edward Dmytryk, and Atahualpa Yupanqui. After him are Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, Eduard Roschmann, Fritz Witt, Rómulo Betancourt, Salo Flohr, and Van Heflin. Among people deceased in 1978, Pablo Dorado ranks 60Before him are Burt Munro, Herbert Kappler, Tetsu Katayama, Sisavang Vatthana, W. Eugene Smith, and Misao Tamai. After him are Hubert Humphrey, Lilya Brik, Gaston Julia, Jean Améry, Jack L. Warner, and Joe Davis.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Pablo Dorado ranks 25 out of 314Before him are Diego Forlán (1979), Jules Laforgue (1860), Luis Suárez (1987), Edinson Cavani (1987), Pedro Rocha (1942), and Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945). After him are Pedro Petrone (1905), Juan Carlos Onetti (1909), Roque Máspoli (1917), Horacio Quiroga (1878), Natalia Oreiro (1977), and Santos Iriarte (1902).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Pablo Dorado ranks 17Before him are Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Diego Forlán (1979), Luis Suárez (1987), Edinson Cavani (1987), Pedro Rocha (1942), and Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945). After him are Pedro Petrone (1905), Roque Máspoli (1917), Santos Iriarte (1902), Luis Cubilla (1940), Alberto Suppici (1898), and Óscar Míguez (1927).