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Carlos Peucelle

Carlos Desiderio Peucelle was an Argentine football (soccer) player that played inside right/wing and is considered one of Argentina's most technical players in their history as well as being the catalyst for starting 'La Maquina" with River plate who went on to dominate football in South America in the 40's.

Peucelle played for River from 1931 to 1941 (407 matches and scored 143 goals). During this time "Los Millonarios" were champions of Argentina on 4 occasions; 1932, 1936, 1937 and 1941.

Peucelle also played for the Argentina national football team he was in the squad of the 1930 FIFA World Cup, where he scored three goals, and played in the final match against Uruguay, which Argentina lost 2-4.

Related websites

Archived Futbol Factory article


RSSSF South American Championship 1929

RSSSF South American Championship 1937

Futbol Factory profile

Pagina Millonario profile

Futbol Factory profile

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