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 35,379 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Santos Iriarte is the 649th most popular soccer player (down from 560th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 31st in 2019) and the 24th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Santos Iriarte ranks 649 out of 16,880Before him are Hideo Shinojima, Jay-Jay Okocha, Ferenc Plattkó, Sami Khedira, Phil Jones, and Geoff Hurst. After him are Amadeo Carrizo, Brian Laudrup, Hans Schäfer, Dixie Dean, Marco Reus, and Marco Tardelli.

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Among people born in 1902, Santos Iriarte ranks 112Before him are Elsa Lanchester, Albert Anastasia, Leopold Figl, Abraham Wald, Heinz Rühmann, and Giuseppe Pella. After him are Mitrofan Nedelin, Ernst von Salomon, Josep Lluís Sert, Karl Menger, Jean Bruller, and Tallulah Bankhead. Among people deceased in 1968, Santos Iriarte ranks 80Before him are Soraya Tarzi, Charles Munch, Ludovico Scarfiotti, Fyodor Okhlopkov, Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, and Jean Paulhan. After him are Darío Moreno, Randolph Churchill, George Hackenschmidt, Tallulah Bankhead, Duke Kahanamoku, and Lilian Harvey.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Santos Iriarte ranks 41 out of 370Before him are Luis Alberto Lacalle (1941), Óscar Míguez (1927), Peregrino Anselmo (1902), Jorge Batlle (1927), Luis Cubilla (1940), and Fructuoso Rivera (1784). After him are Julio Morales (1945), Santos Urdinarán (1900), Gregorio Conrado Álvarez (1925), Venancio Flores (1808), Ángel Romano (1894), and Álvaro Gestido (1907).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Santos Iriarte ranks 24Before him are Pablo Dorado (1908), Alberto Suppici (1898), Roque Máspoli (1917), Óscar Míguez (1927), Peregrino Anselmo (1902), and Luis Cubilla (1940). After him are Julio Morales (1945), Santos Urdinarán (1900), Ángel Romano (1894), Álvaro Gestido (1907), Víctor Rodríguez Andrade (1927), and Diego Godín (1986).