Santos Iriarte

Victoriano Santos Iriarte (2 November 1902 11 November 1938), 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.

International goals

Uruguay's goal tally first

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 27 July 1930 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Yugoslavia 4–0 6–1 1930 FIFA World Cup
2. 30 July 1930 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Argentina 3–2 4–2 1930 FIFA World Cup Final

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