Santos Iriarte

1902 - 1968

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Santos Iriarte has received more than 32,375 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Santos Iriarte is the 560th most popular soccer player (down from 554th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Uruguay and the 20th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Santos Iriarte ranks 560 out of 16,923Before him are Orlando Peçanha, Tadahiko Ueda, Marcelo, Herbert Kilpin, Ubaldo Fillol, and Igor Belanov. After him are Branko Oblak, Mário Coluna, Enrico Albertosi, Víctor Valdés, Bernd Hölzenbein, and Thomas N'Kono.

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Among people born in 1902, Santos Iriarte ranks 94Before him are Markian Popov, Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, Wifredo Lam, Nicolás Guillén, Cesare Zavattini, and Lyubov Orlova. After him are Ralph Richardson, Elsa Lanchester, Albert Forster, Eric Liddell, Darryl F. Zanuck, and Gustav Fröhlich. Among people deceased in 1968, Santos Iriarte ranks 71Before him are R. Norris Williams, Augustin Bea, Jean Paulhan, Konstantin Paustovsky, Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, and Jean Hyppolite. After him are István Dobi, Tallulah Bankhead, Fyodor Okhlopkov, Darío Moreno, Herbert Read, and Camille Huysmans.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Santos Iriarte ranks 31 out of 314Before him are Pablo Dorado (1908), Pedro Petrone (1905), Juan Carlos Onetti (1909), Roque Máspoli (1917), Horacio Quiroga (1878), and Natalia Oreiro (1977). After him are Juan María Bordaberry (1928), Luis Cubilla (1940), Julio María Sanguinetti (1936), Jorge Batlle (1927), Luis Alberto Lacalle (1941), and Alberto Suppici (1898).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Santos Iriarte ranks 20Before him are Edinson Cavani (1987), Pedro Rocha (1942), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), Pablo Dorado (1908), Pedro Petrone (1905), and Roque Máspoli (1917). After him are Luis Cubilla (1940), Alberto Suppici (1898), Óscar Míguez (1927), Peregrino Anselmo (1902), Álvaro Recoba (1976), and Domingo Tejera (1899).