Pedro Petrone


Pedro Petrone

Football player infobox
playername = Pedro Petrone


fullname = Pedro Petrone
nickname =
dateofbirth = birth date |1904|05|11
cityofbirth =
countryofbirth = Uruguay
height = height| m=1.82
currentclub = Deceased
position = Striker
youthyears =
youthclubs =
years = 1920-1924 1924-1931 1931-1933 1933-1934
clubs = Solferino Montevideo Club Nacional de Football ACF Fiorentina Club Nacional de Football
caps(goals) = - (-) 128 (146) 44 (37) 20 (30)
nationalyears = 1924-1930
nationalteam = Uruguay national football team
nationalcaps(goals) = 80 (36)

Pedro Petrone (May 11, 1904 — December 13, 1964), nicknamed "Artillero" was a Uruguayan footballer in the striker role. His nickname "Artillero", meaning artilleryman or gunner in reference to his amazing goalscoring prowess.

In his career he played for Nacional, where he won two National Tournaments (1924, 1934) and in Italy with Fiorentina, where he played 44 games and scored 37 goals (Top goalscorer in Serie A 1931-32).

Two times Gold medalist in the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympics, he won the 1930 FIFA World Cup with Uruguay. He died in Montevideo at 60 years of age.

Petrone was two days shy of his 19th birthday when he accepted his 1924 Gold Medal & tournament top goalscorer award, he remains the youngest football Gold medallist to this day.

The official caps Petrone won stands at 29 with 24 goals however Olympic caps and early non Fifa officiated matches would bring this record to 80 caps and 36 goals.Petrone is currently fourth in the Uruguay top goalscorers list.

Honours

* 1923 Copa America - winner
* 1923 Copa America - Top Goalscorer
* 1923-24 Primera División Uruguaya - winner
* 1924 Olympics - Gold Medal
* 1924 Olympic Football Tournament Top Goalscorer
* 1924 Copa America - winner
* 1924 Copa America Tournament Top Goalscorer
* 1927 Copa America - runner-up
* 1927 Copa America Tournament Top Goalscorer
* 1928 Olympics - Gold Medal
* 1929 Copa America - third place
* 1930 FIFA World Cup - winner
* 1933-34 Primera División Uruguaya – winner

Links

* [http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Petrone 1 ]
* [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197020/statistics/index.html 1924 Olympic Football Tournament Top Goalscorer]
* [http://www.planetworldcup.com/atwc/atwc_squads.html#5 Uruguay All time World Cup Team]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/uru-recintlp.html Uruguay Appearance and Goalscoring chart]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_American_Championship_1923 1923 Copa America winner & Top Goalscorer]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_American_Championship_1924 1924 Copa America winner & Top Goalscorer]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_American_Championship_1927 1927 Copa America runner-up & Top Goalscorer]
* [http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/tournament=512/edition=197029/matches/match=32327/report.html 1928 Olympics, Quarter Final Hat-trick versus German national football team]


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