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 34,380 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Pablo Dorado is the 430th most popular soccer player (up from 444th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 25th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Pablo Dorado ranks 430 out of 16,880Before him are Hiroto Muraoka, Hidetoshi Nakata, Gennaro Gattuso, Ricardo Quaresma, Masahiro Hamazaki, and Víctor Valdés. After him are Yukio Tsuda, Tokizo Ichihashi, Salvatore Schillaci, Luis del Sol, Lajos Tichy, and Quini.

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Among people born in 1908, Pablo Dorado ranks 83Before him are Remedios Varo, Eduard Roschmann, Rómulo Betancourt, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Michael Redgrave, and Libertad Lamarque. After him are Yousuf Karsh, Fritz Witt, Alain Cuny, Van Heflin, Koča Popović, and Baby Face Nelson. Among people deceased in 1978, Pablo Dorado ranks 66Before him are Jack L. Warner, Philibert Tsiranana, Jean Améry, Fernando Peyroteo, Sisavang Vatthana, and Guo Moruo. After him are Lilya Brik, Robert Shaw, Wadie Haddad, Leo Ryan, José Manuel Moreno, and Max Mallowan.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Pablo Dorado ranks 27 out of 370Before him are Edinson Cavani (1987), Enzo Francescoli (1961), Pedro Rocha (1942), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pedro Petrone (1905), and Luisa Cuesta (1920). After him are Horacio Quiroga (1878), Alberto Suppici (1898), Roque Máspoli (1917), Juan María Bordaberry (1928), Juan Carlos Onetti (1909), and Natalia Oreiro (1977).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Pablo Dorado ranks 18Before him are José Santamaría (1929), Edinson Cavani (1987), Enzo Francescoli (1961), Pedro Rocha (1942), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), and Pedro Petrone (1905). After him are Alberto Suppici (1898), Roque Máspoli (1917), Óscar Míguez (1927), Peregrino Anselmo (1902), Luis Cubilla (1940), and Santos Iriarte (1902).