1930 Uruguay

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General Points

  • Locations & Dates: Uruguay, 13th-30th July. The tournament was played out in 3 stadia, all of them in Montevideo: Estadio Pocitos, Estadio Parque Central, and Estadio Centenario.
  • Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Hungary and Uruguay were all at one point official candidates. All withdrew in favour of Uruguay.
  • Decided in Amsterdam 28th May 1928, ratified Barcelona FIFA congress 18th May 1929.
  • Entries deadline date 19th January 1930, moved to late May (all 13 teams that entered, played).
  • Groups drawn on 7th July 1930.
  • Semi-finals drawn on 22nd July 1930.
  • Participating teams: Argentina [2], Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil [6], Chile, France, Mexico, Paraguay [9], Peru, Romania, United States [3], Uruguay [1], and Yugoslavia (The figures in brackets indicte the FIFA world ranking in 1930).
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First Phase

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POOL I – ARGENTINA (seeded), CHILE, FRANCE, MEXICO

Game 1: [FIFA # M2] Sunday 13 July 1930 (15.00) Estadio Pocitos, Montevideo. [1]
(+3,000) Ref: Domingo Lombardi (URU), Ref Assists: Gilberto de Almeja Rego (BRZ), Henri Christophe (BEL).

FRANCE 4 – MEXICO 1 (3:0)
1:0 L.Laurent 19, 2:0 Langiller 40, 3:0 Maschinot 42, 3:1 Carreño 70, 4:1 Maschinot 87.

FRA: Alexis Thépot (concussed and replaced after 24’ by Chantrel); - Étienne Mattler, Marcel Maurice Capelle; - Augustin Chantrel, Alexandre Antoine Villaplane (c), Edmond Delfour; - Marcel Pinel, Lucien Émile Laurent, André Maschinot, Ernest Louis Pierre Libérati, Marcel Langiller.

MEX: Óscar Bonfiglio Martínez; - Rafael Garza Gutiérrez (c), Manuel Rosas Sánchez; - Efraín Amezcua, Alfredo Sánchez Vázquez, Filipe Rosas Sánchez; - Hilario López García, José Ruiz Peña, Dionisio Mejía Vieira, Juan Carreño Sandoval, Luis Pérez Verdía.

NB: Designated the Opening game. Lucien Laurent's goal is the first in World Cup history. M. and F. Rosas became the first brothers to play in the World Cup.

Game 2: [M5] Tuesday 15 July 1930 (16.00) Parque Central, Montevideo. [5]
(~18,000) Gilberto de Almejda Rego (BRZ), Ulises Saucedo (BOL), Costel Râdulescu (ROM).

ARGENTINA 1 - FRANCE 0 (0:0)
Monti 81.

ARG: Luis Ángel Bossio; - José Della Tore, Ramón Orlando Muttis; - Juan Evaristo, Luis Felipe Monti, Pedro Bonis Arico Suárez; - Natalio Perinetti, Francisco Antonio Varallo, Manuel ‘Nolo’ Buenaventura Ferreira (c), Roberto Eugenio Cerro, Mario Evaristo.

FRA: Alexis Thépot; - Étienne Mattler, Marcel Capelle; - Augustin Chantrel, Alex Villaplane(c), Edmond Delfour; - Marcel Pinel, Lucien Laurent, Ernest Libérati, André Maschinot, Marcel Langiller.

NB In this game the Brazilian referee blew the whistle for time with Langiller dribbling through the Argentinean defence … six minutes early! After a pitch invasion and the return of the teams to the pitch the French were shattered.

Also of note, the two linesmen were the coaches of Bolivia and Romania!

Game 3: [M6] Wednesday 16 July 1930 (14.45) Parque Central, Montevideo. [6]
(~7,000) Henri Christophe (BEL), Martin Aphestegui (URU), Jan Langenus (BEL).

CHILE 3 – MEXICO 0 (1:0)
1:0 Vidal 4, 2:0 M. Rosas 51 og, 3:0 Vidal 86.

CHI: Roberto Cortés González; – Ulises Poirier Puelma, Victor Morales Salas; – Humberto Elgueta, Guillermo Saavedra Tapia, Arturo Torres Carrasco; – Carlos Alberto Schneeberger Lemp(c), Carlos Vidal Lepe, Eberado Villalobos Schad, Tomás Ojeda Alvarez, Guillermo Subiabre Astorga.

MEX: Isidoro Sota García; – Rafael Garza Guitiérez (c), Manuel Rosas; – Efraín Amescua, Alfredo Sánchez, Filipe Rosas; – Hilario López, José Ruiz, Roberto Gayón Márquez, Juan Carreño, Luis Pérez.

Game 4: [M10] Saturday 19 July 1930 (12.50) Centenario, Montevideo. [10]
(~50,000) Anibal Tejada (URU), Domingo Lombardi (URU), Gilberto de Almejda Rego (BRZ).

CHILE 1 – FRANCE 0 (0:0)
1:0 Subiabre 64. (30 Thépot saved the first ever WC penalty by Vidal).

CHI: Roberto Cortés; – Ernesto Chaparro Esquivel, Guillermo Riveros Conejeros; – Arturo Torres, Guillermo Saavedra, Casimiro Torres Valdo; – Carlos Schneeberger (c), Carlos Vidal, Eberardo Villalobos, Guillermo Subiabre, Tomás Ojeda.

FRA: Alexis Thépot; – Étienne Mattler, Marcel Capelle; – Augustin Chantrel, Alex Villaplane (c), Edmond Delfour; - Célestin-Henri Delmer, Marcel Pinel, Ernest Libérati, Émile Veinante, Marcel Langiller.

Game 5: [M11] Saturday 19 July 1930 (15.00) Centenario, Montevideo. [11]
(~50,000) Ulises Saucedo (BOL), Gualberto Alonso (URU), Costel Râdulescu (ROM).

ARGENTINA 6 – MEXICO 3 (3:1)
1:0 Stábile 8, 2:0 Zumelzú 12, 3:0 Stábile 17, 3:1 M.Rosas 42 pen, 4:1 Varallo 53, 5:1 Zumelzú 55, 5:2 M. Rosas 68 (he netted the penalty save), 5:3 Gayón 76 , 6:3 Stábile 80 (30 Bonfiglio saved a penalty from Paternóster).

ARG: Ángel Bossio(c); – José Della Tore, Fernando Pomar Paternóster; – Alberto Chividini, Adolfo Bernabé Zumelzú, Rodolfo Orlando Orlandini; – Carlos Desiderio Peucelle, Guillermo Antonio Stábile, Francisco Varallo, Atillio José Demaria, Carlos Spadaro.

MEX: Oscar Bonfiglio; – Francisco Garza Guitiérrez, Rafael Garza Guitiérrez (c); - Raymundo Rodriguez Gonzales, Alfredo Sánchez, Manuel Rosas; - Felipe Olivarez Rojas, Juan Carreño, Roberto Gayón, Hilario López, Felipe Rosas.

Note: This game kicked off 2½ hours after CHI-FRA game on the same pitch. Sources also have Zumelzú as captain.

Game 6: [M15] Tuesday 22 July 1930 (14.45) Centenario, Montevideo. [15]
(~35,000) Jan Langenus (BEL), Henry Christophe (BEL), Ulises Saucedo (BOL).

ARGENTINA 3 – CHILE 1 (2:1)
1:0 Stábile 12, 2:0 Stábile 14, 2:1 Arellano 15, 3:1 M.Evaristo 51.

ARG: Ángel Bossio; – José Della Tore, Fernando Paternóster; – Juan Evaristo, Luis Monti, Rodolfo Orlandini; – Carlos Peucelle, Francisco Varallo, Guillermo Stábile, ‘Nolo’ Ferreira (c), Marino Evaristo.

CHI: Roberto Cortés; – Ernesto Chaparro, Victor Morales; – Arturo Torres, Guillermo Saavedra (c), Casimiro Torres; – Guillermo Arellano Morega, Guillermo Subiabre, Eberardo Villalobos, Carlos Vidal, Juan Aguilera.

Note: This game featured the first mass punch-up just before half-time. Chile did not play another international for five years.

  Pld W D L F A Pts
Argentina 3 3 0 0 10 4 6
Chile 3 2 0 1 5 3 4
France 3 1 0 2 4 3 2
Mexico 3 0 0 3 4 13 0


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POOL II – BOLIVIA, BRAZIL (s), YUGOSLAVIA.

Game 1: [M4] Monday 14 July 30 (12.45), Parque Central, Montevideo. [3]
(~20,000) Anibal Tejada (URU), Ricardo Vallarino (URU), Thomas Balway (FRA).

YUGOSLAVIA 2 – BRAZIL 1 (2:0)
1:0 Tirnanić 21, 2:0 Bek 30, 2:1 Preguinho 62.

YUG: Milovan Jakšić; – Milutin Ivković (c), Dragan Mihajlović; – Milorad Arsenijević, Ljubiša Stefanović, Momčilo Đokić; – Aleksander Tirnanić, Blagoje Marjanović, Ivan Bek, Đorđe Vujadinovic, Branislav Sekulić.

BRZ: Joel de Oliveira Monteiro 'JOEL'; - Alfredo BRILHANTE da Costa , Luiz Gervasoni 'ITÁLIA'; – HERMÓGENES Valente Fonseca, Fausto dos Santos 'FAUSTO', Fernando Rubens Pasi Guidicelli 'FERNANDO'; – Polycarpo Ribeiro de Oliveira 'POLY', Nilo Murtinho Braga 'NILO', Abraham Patusca da Silveira 'ARAKÉN', João Coelho Neto 'PREGUINHO' (c), Teóphilo Bettencourt Pereira.

Note: Brazil had not played an international match since 1925 and fielded ten new caps, a World Cup record unlikely to be beaten.

Game 2: [M7] Thursday 17 July 1930 (12.45) Parque Central, Montevideo. [7]
(~20,000) Francisco Matteucci (URU), Domingo Lombardi (URU), Albert Wernken (CHI).

YUGOSLAVIA 4 – BOLIVIA 0 (0:0)
1:0 Bek 60, 2:0 Marjanović 65, 3:0 Bek 65, 4:0 Vujadinović 86.

YUG: Milovan Jakšić; – Milutin Ivković (c), Dragan Mihajlović; – Milorad Arsenijević, Ljubiša Stefanović, Momčilo Đokić – Aleksander Tirnanić, Blagoje Marjanović, Ivan Bek, Đorđe Vujadinović, Dragutin Najdanović.

BOL: Jesús Bermúdez; – Segundo Durandal, Casiano José Chavarria; – Juan Jorge Argote, Diógenes Lara, Jorge Luis Valderrama; – Gumercindo Gómez, José Bustamante, Rafael Mendéz (c), Mario Mauricio Alborta Velasco, René Férnandez.

Note: Bolivia had four goals disallowed! The Bolivian right-winger Gomez broke his leg after 55 mins. According to one source the attendance was only 800.

Game 3: [M13] Sunday 20 July 1930 (13.00) Centenario, Montevideo. [13]
(-12,000) John Balway (FRA an Englishman living in Paris), Francisco Matteucci (URU), Gaspar Vallejo (MEX).

BRAZIL 4 - BOLIVIA 0 (1:0)
1:0 Moderato 27, 2:0 Preguinho 57, 3:0 Moderato 73, 4:0 Preguinho 83

BRZ: Oswaldo De Barros VELOSO; – José Luis de Oliveira 'ZE LUIS', ITÁLIA; – HERMÓGENES, FAUSTO, FERNANDO; – BENEDICTO de Morais Menezes, Moacir Sequeira Queiroz 'RUSSINHO', Carlos Antonio Dobbert de CARVALHO LEITE, João Coelho Netto 'PREGUINHO' (c), MODERATO Wisintainer.

BOL: Jesús Bermúdez; – Segundo Durandal, Casiano Chavarria; – Renato Sáinz, Diógenes Lara, Jorge Valderrama; – Eduardo Reyes Ortiz, José Bustamante, Rafael Mendéz (c), Mario Alborta, René Fernández.

Pld W D L F A Pts
Yugoslavia 2 2 0 0 6 1 4
Brazil 2 0 1 1 5 2 1
Bolivia 2 0 0 2 0 8 0


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POOL III – PERU, ROMANIA, URUGUAY (s).

 

Game 1: [M3] Monday 14 July 30 (14.50) Estadio Pocitas, Montevideo. [4]
(300) Albert Warnken (CHI), Jan Langenus (BEL), Francisco Matteucci (URU).

ROMANIA 3 - PERU 1 (1:0)
1:0 Deşu 50 secs, 1:1 Souza-Ferreira 63, 2:1 Stanciu 74, 3:1 Kovács 85.

ROM: Ioan Lăpuşneanu; – Adalbert Steiner, Rudolf Bürger; – Ladislau Rafinsky, Alfred Eissenbeisser, Emerich Vogl; – Nicolae Kovács, Adalbert Deşu, Rudolf Wetzer (c), Constantin Stanciu, Ştefan Barbu.

PER: Juan Humberto Valdivieso Padilla; – Mario de las Casas Dulanto, Alberto Soria Ortega; – Luis Alberto Denegri Aspauza, Plácido Reinaldo Galindo Pando (c), Domingo García Heredia; - José Maria Lavalle Covarrubias, Julio Lores Colán, Carlos Alejandro Villanueva Martínez, Demetrio Neyra, Luis Alfonso Souza Ferreira.

Sent off: The Peruvian captain Galindo (70) after a series of brawls, became first player to be dismissed in the World Cup. Steiner of Romania broke his leg (33).

Note: The low attendance (contadicts official figures of 2,549) is a World Cup record.

Game 2: [M9] Friday 18 July 1930 (14.30) Centenario, Montevideo. [9]
(+85,000) Jan Langenus (BEL), Henri Christophe (BEL), John Balway (FRA).

URUGUAY 1 - PERU 0 (0:0)
Castro 60.

URU: Enrique Pedro Ballestrero; – José Nasazzi Yarza (c), Domingo Tejera; – José Leandro Andrade, Lorenzo Fernández, Alvaro Pelegrín Gestido; – Santos Urdinarán, Héctor Castro, Pedro Petrone Schiavone, José Pedro Cea, Victoriano Santos Iriarte Idiarte.

PER: Jorge Pardón García; – Mario de las Casas, Antonio Maquilón Badaracco (c); – Alberto Denegri, Plácido Galindo, Eduardo Astengo Campodónico; – José Maria Lavalle, Julio Lores, Alejandro Villanueva, Demetrio Neyra, Luis Souza Ferreira.

Game 3: [M14] Monday 21 July 1930 (14.50) Centenario, Montevideo. [14]
(~80,000) Gilberto de Almeida Rego (BRZ), Ulises Saucedo (BOL), Albert Warnken (CHI).

URUGUAY 4 – ROMANIA 0 (4:0)
1:0 Dorado 7, 2:0 Scarone 16, 3:0 Anselmo 30, 4:0 Cea 35.

URU: Enrique Ballestrero; – José Nasazzi (c), Ernesto Macheroni; – José Leandro Andrade, Lorenzo Fernández, Alvaro Gestido; – Pablo Dorado, Héctor Scarone, Juan Peregrino Anselmo, Pedro Cea, Santos Iriarte.

ROM: Ioan Lăpuşneanu; – Iosif Czako, Rudolf Bürger; – Corneliu Robe, Alfred Eissenbeiser, Emmerich Vogl; – Nicolae Kovács, Adalbert Deşu, Rudolf Wetzer (c), Ladislau Rafinsky, Ştefan Barbu.

Ştefan Barbu is referred to in many sources as 'Barbu II'

Pld W D L F A Pts
Uruguay 2 2 0 0 5 0 4
Romania 2 1 0 1 3 5 2
Peru 2 0 0 2 1 4 0


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POOL IV – BELGIUM, PARAGUAY (s), USA (s).

 

Game 1: [M1] Sunday 13 July 1930 (15:00) Parque Central, Montevideo. [2]
(+15,000) José M. Macias (ARG), Francisco Matteucci (URU), Albert Warnken (CHI).

USA 3 - BELGIUM 0 (2:0)
1:0 McGhee 41, 2:0 Florie 44, 3:0 Patenaude 88.

USA: James Edward Douglas; – Alexander Lochian Wood, George Moorhouse; – James J Gallagher, Raphael Tracy, William Adelino Gonsalves; - Andrew Auld, James Brown, Bertrand Albert Patenaude, Thomas Frank Florie (c), Bartholomew McGhee.

BEL: Arnold Badjou; – Theodoor Nouwens, Nicolaas H. Hoydonckx; - Pierre E. E. Braine(c), August Hendrik Hellemans, Jean de Clerq; – Louis Versyp, Bernard Voorhoof, Ferdnand Eloy Adams, Jacques Moeschal, Jan Philoppe Diddens.

Note: some sources give Florie’s goal to McGhee.

Game 2: [M8] Thursday 17 July 1930 (14.45) Parque Central, Montevideo. [8]
(~20,000) José M. Macias (ARG), Martin Aphestegui (URU), Anibal Tejada (URU).

USA 3 - PARAGUAY 0 (2:0)
1:0 Patenaude 10, 2:0 Patenaude 15, 3:0 Patenaude 50.

USA: Jim Douglas; - Alec Wood, George Moorhouse; – Jimmy Gallagher, Ralph Tracy, Billy Gonsalves; - Andy Auld, Jim Brown, Bert Patenaude, Tom Florie (c), Bart McGhee.

PAR: Modesto Denis; – Quiterio Ermes Olmedo, José Luis León Miracca; – Romildo Etcheverry, Eusebio Diaz, Francisco Aguirre; – Lino Nessi, Diógenes Domínguez, Aurelio Ramón González, Delfin Benitez Cáceres, Luis Vargas Peña (c).

Note: These 3 goals are the first World Cup hat-trick although denied in many sources by giving the second as an own goal by González.

Game 3: [M12] Sunday 20 July 1930 (15.00) Centenario, Montevideo. [12]
(~12,000) Ricardo Vallarino (URU), Domingo Lombardi (URU), José M. Macias (ARG).

PARAGUAY 1 – BELGIUM 0 (1:0)
Vargas Peña 40.

PAR: Pedro Manuel Benitez Arpolda; - Quitero Olmedo, Salvador Flóres; – Santiago Benitez, Eusebio Diaz, Tranquilino Garcete; - Lino Nessi, Gerardo Romero, Aurelio Gonzáles, Delfin Benitez Cáceres, Luis Vargas Peña (c).

BEL: Arnold Badjou; - Nico Hoydonckx, Henri M. J. de Deken; - Pierre Braine (c), Gust Hellemans, Jacques Moeschal; - Louis Versyp, Gérard Julien Delbeke, Theodoor Nouwens, Ferdnand Adams, Jan Diddens.

Note: The crowd figure is probably much too high and could be as low as 900.

Pld W D L F A Pts
USA 2 2 0 0 6 0 4
Paraguay 2 1 0 1 1 3 2
Belgium 2 0 0 2 0 4 0


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Semi-Finals

 

Game 1: [M16] Saturday 26 July 1930 (14.45) Centenario, Montevideo. [16]
(+60,000) Jan Langenus (BEL), Gaspar Vallejos (MEX), Albert Warnken (CHI).

ARGENTINA 6 - USA 1 (1:0)
1:0 Monti 20, 2:0 Scopelli 56, 3:0 Stábile 69, 4:0 Peucelle 80, 5:0 Peucelle 85, 6:0 Stábile 87, 6:1 Brown 89.

ARG: Juan Botasso; – José Della Tore, Fernando Paternóster; – Juan Evaristo, Luis Monti, Rodolfo Orlandini; – Carlos Peucelle, Alejandro Scopelli Casanova, Guillermo Stábile, ‘Nolo’ Ferreira (c), Marino Evaristo.

USA: Jim Douglas; – Alec Wood, George Moorhouse; – Jimmy Gallagher, Ralph Tracy, Billy Gonsalves; - Andy Auld, Jim Brown, Bert Patenaude, Tom Florie (c), Bart McGhee.

Note: The six-one score is a little flattering to the Argentinians and this is not just English bias. Douglas twisted his knee after four minutes and Tracy was not himself, missing two good chances as he limped up and down the huge pitch (134 x 100yds), but he did not appear for the second half as he had broken his leg!

Game 2: [M17] Sunday 27 July 1930 (14.45) Centenario, Montevideo. [17]
(-80,000) Gilberto de Almeida Rego (BRZ), Ulises Saucedo (BOL), Thomas Balway (FRA).

URUGUAY 6 – YUGOSLAVIA 1 (3:1)
0:1 Vujadinović 4, 1:1 Cea 18, 2:1 Anselmo 20, 3:1 Anselmo 31, 4:1 Iriarte 61, 5:1 Cea 67, 6:1 Cea 72.

URU: Enrique Ballestrero; – José Nasazzi (c), Ernesto Mascheroni; – José Andrade, Lorenzo Fernández, Alvaro Gestido; – Pablo Dorado, Héctor Scarone, Juan Anselmo, Pedro Cea, Santos Iriarte.

YUG: Milovan Jakšić; – Milutin Ivković (c), Dragan Mihajlović; – Milorad Arsenijević, Ljubiša Stefanović, Momčilo Đokić; – Aleksander Tirnanić, Blagoje Marjanović, Ivan Bek, Đorđe Vujadinović , Branislav Sekulić.

NB: No third-place match.


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FINAL

 

[M18] Wednesday 30 July 1930 (14.15) Centenario, Montevideo. [18]
(68,346 capacity reduced for safety reasons) Jan Langenus (BEL), Henri Christophe (BEL), Ulises Saucedo (BOL).

URUGUAY 4 – ARGENTINA 2 (1:2)
1:0 Dorado 12, 1:1 Peucelle 20, 1:2 Stábile 37, 2:2 Cea 57, 3:2 Iriarte 68, 4:2 Castro 89.

URU: Enrique Ballesrtero; – José Nasazzi (c), Ernesto Mascheroni; – José Andrade, Lorenzo Fernández, Alvaro Gestido; – Pablo Dorado, Héctor Scarone, Héctor Castro, Pedro Cea, Santos Iriarte.

ARG: Juan Botasso; – José Della Torre, Fernando Paternóster; – Juan Evaristo, Luis Monti, Pedro Suárez; - Carlos Peucelle, Francisco Varallo, Guillermo Stábile, ‘Nolo’ Ferreira (c), Marino Evaristo.

Note: The Evaristo brothers are of course the first in World Cup history to play in a final.
The 1930 winners Uruguay (below) L-R back row: Ernest Figoli (trainer), Gestido, Nasazzi, Ballestero, Mascheroni, Andrade, Fernández, Luis Greco (masseur). front row: Dorado, Scarone, Castro, Cea and Iriarte.

Uruaguay team 1930

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Other Information / Stats

TOP SCORERS

Goals Player(s)
8
Stábile (ARG) (b. Buenos Aires 17/01/1906, d. Buenos Aires 27/12/1966)
5
Cea (URU)
4
Patenaude (USA)
3
Peucelle (ARG), Prequinho (BRZ), Bek (YUG), Anselmo (URU)
2
Monti, Zumelzú (ARG), Moderato (BRZ), Vidal (CHI), Maschinot (FRA), Vujadinoviæ (YUG), M.Rosas (MEX) (+ 1 own goal), Stanciu (ROM), ‘Manco’ Castro, Dorado, Irarte (URU) .
  • Total 70 goals (1 og, 2 pen,), 3.89 per match.
  • Most goals ARGENTINA (18).
  • BELGIUM and BOLIVIA were scoreless. 35 players scored (no one scored in both the 1930 and 1934 finals!)
  • One player sent off.
  • The last surviving player from the tournament was Francisco Antonio "Pancho" Varallo (ARG) who died age 100 on 30 Aug 2010 in La Plata.


MANAGER-COACH, ASSISTANTS, RESERVE PLAYERS

ARG: Francisco Olazar, and Juan José Tramutola (Technical Director) | Edmundo Piaggio.

BEL: Hector Goetinck | Jan De Bie (GK), Joseph Dieudonné Alexis Chantraine (OR), André Saeys (FW).

BOL: Ulises Saucedo | Miguel Brito, Jorge Miguel Murillo (GK), Constantino Jesús Noya, Luis Reyes Peñaranda.

BRZ: Píndaro de Carvalho Rodrigues | Agostino FORTES Filho, IVAN Mariz, ‘MANOELZINHO’ – Manoel de Aguiar Fagundes, OSCARINO da Costa e Silva, Estanislau de Figueiredo PAMPLONA.
Two players Humberto de Araujo BENVENUTO, and ‘DOCA’ – Alfredo de Almeida Rego, travelled with the team but were not eligible to play.

CHI: György ‘Jorge’Faludy Orth [HUN] | Arturo Coddou, César Espinoza (GK), Horacio Muñoz.

FRA: Jacques Raoul Caudron [1] | Nouma Andoire, Jean Laurent, André Tassin (GK).

MEX: Juan Luque de Serralonga [2] | Roberto Gayon, Raimundo Rodriguez, Isidoro Sota (GK), Francisco Gutierrez, Jesús Castro, Felipe Olivares Aguirol.

PAR: José Durand Laguna [ARG] | Cayetano Saguier Carreras , Eustacio Chamorro, Diego Florentin, Amadeo Ortega, Bernabé Rivera Núñez, Jacinto Villalba.

PER: Francisco 'Paco' Brú Sanz [ESP], Guillermo Rivero [assist] | Carlos Cillóniz Oberti, Arturo Férnandez Meyzán, Lizandro Nué Rodríguez, Pablo Pacheco Vidal, Julio Quintana Calmet, Jorge Kochoi Sarmiento.
Nb. Jorge Góngora Montalván, in many souces - was not in the squad.

ROM: Constantin 'Costel' Radulescu, Octav Luchide (Assist.) | Rudolf Wetzer [3], Ilile Subáseanu, Samuel Zauber (GK).
Ion Barbu, referred to in many old sources as 'Barbu I' was not in the squad. Nor, although considered were, Alexandru Borbely (I), Iuliu Borbely (II), Andrei Glanzmann, Elemer Kocsis, Petre Steinbach, Rudolf Steiner I, or Mircea Facu.

URU: Alberto Horacio Suppici Sedes - it is beleived that the players picked the team the night before each game. | Juan Carlos Calvo, Miguel Capuccini, Miguel Ángel Melogno, Giselno Conduelo Piriz, Emilio Recoba, Carlos Riolfo Secce, and Zoilo Saldombide.

USA: Robert Millar, Wilfred R. Cummings | Michael 'Mike' J. Bookie, James 'Jim' Cuthbert Gentle, Arnold Olivier, Philip Slone, Frank “Frankie” J. Vaughn.
Michael John Slavin and William Shamus O'Brien had been considered, but did not make the final squad. O'Brien had been selected initially, but was dropped because he was not an American citizen and was replaced by Arnold Oliver. William Linglebach may also have been considered, but he preferred to pursue an academic career. [AR]

YUG: Boško Simonović | Branislav Hrnjiček, Vlastimir Petković, Teofilo Spasojević, Milan Stojanović (GK), Dragomir Tošić.
Three other players – Miloš Beleslin, Bartol Čulić and Sava Marinković – were dropped from the squad. Sava Marinković was later replaced by Dragomir Tošić. A fourth player, Milorad “Mića” Mitrović, had set out with the team in case Bek, Sekulić and Stefanović (who were in France at the time) did not join them for Uruguay, but when the ship reached Marseille the three were ready to travel, and Mitrović returned to Yugoslavia.

[1] He replaced the national coach Gaston Barreau
[2] Player-manager
[3] Player-coach


YOUNGEST AND OLDEST

1930 Youngest Oldest
Player C. Leite (BRZ) 18y 65d R. Guitiérez (MEX) around 34
Goalkeeper Valdivieso (PER) 20y 71d Douglas (USA) 32y 26d
Scorer M. Rosas (MEX) 18y 93d Scarone (URU) 31y 237d
Champion Dorado (URU) 22y 38d Scarone (URU) 31y 246d
Finalist Varallo (ARG) 20y 175d Scarone (URU) 31y 246d
Captain Galindo (PER) 28y 127d R. Guitiérez (MEX) around 34
Coach Tramutola (ARG) 27y 267d Luqué (MEX) 48y 43d
Referee Matteucci (URU) 27y 51d Rego (BRZ) around 49

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