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1956 South American Championship squads

Argentina Argentina

Head Coach: Argentina Guillermo Stábile

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Julio Musimessi (1924-07-09)9 July 1924 (aged 31) Argentina Boca Juniors
2DF Juan Carlos Colman (1922-12-15)15 December 1922 (aged 33) Argentina Boca Juniors
2DF Pedro Dellacha (1926-07-09)9 July 1926 (aged 29) Argentina Racing
2DF José García Pérez (1921-12-03)3 December 1921 (aged 34) Argentina Racing
2DF Federico Vairo (1930-01-27)27 January 1930 (aged 25) Argentina River Plate
3MF Ernesto Gutiérrez (1927-11-09)9 November 1927 (aged 28) Argentina Racing
3MF Juan Francisco Lombardo (1925-06-11)11 June 1925 (aged 30) Argentina Boca Juniors
3MF Eliseo Mouriño (1927-06-03)3 June 1927 (aged 28) Argentina Boca Juniors
3MF José Varacka (1932-05-27)27 May 1932 (aged 23) Argentina Independiente
3MF Carlos Cecconato (1930-01-27)27 January 1930 (aged 25) Argentina Independiente
4FW Ernesto Cucchiaroni (1927-11-16)16 November 1927 (aged 28) Argentina Boca Juniors
4FW Ernesto Grillo (1929-10-01)1 October 1929 (aged 26) Argentina Independiente
4FW Ángel Labruna (1918-09-28)28 September 1918 (aged 37) Argentina Club Atlético River Plate
4FW Francisco Lojacono (1935-12-11)11 December 1935 (aged 20) Argentina Gimnasia y Esgrima LP
4FW Rodolfo Micheli (1930-04-24)24 April 1930 (aged 25) Argentina Independiente
4FW Luis Pentrelli (1932-06-15)15 June 1932 (aged 23) Argentina Gimnasia y Esgrima LP
4FW Omar Sívori (1935-10-02)2 October 1935 (aged 20) Argentina River Plate
4FW Roberto Zárate (1932-12-15)15 December 1932 (aged 23) Argentina River Plate
4FW Ricardo Bonelli (1932-10-28)28 October 1932 (aged 23) Argentina Independiente

Brazil Brazil

Head Coach: Brazil Vicente Feola

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Gilmar (1930-08-22)22 August 1930 (aged 28) Brazil Corinthians
1GK Cabeção (1930-08-23)23 August 1930 (aged 25) Brazil Portuguesa
1GK Paulo Martonaro (1933-05-03)3 May 1933 (aged 22) Brazil São Paulo
2DF Alfredo Ramos (1924-10-27)27 October 1924 (aged 31) Brazil São Paulo
2DF Nílton de Sordi (1931-02-14)14 February 1931 (aged 24) Brazil São Paulo
2DF Olavo (1927-11-09)9 November 1927 (aged 28) Brazil Corinthians
2DF Chico Formiga (1930-11-11)11 November 1930 (aged 25) Brazil Santos FC
2DF Djalma Santos (1929-02-23)23 February 1929 (aged 26) Brazil Portuguesa
2DF Mauro Ramos (1930-08-30)30 August 1930 (aged 25) Brazil São Paulo
3MF Canhoteiro (1932-09-24)24 September 1932 (aged 23) Brazil São Paulo
3MF Jair (1921-03-21)21 March 1921 (aged 34) Brazil Santos FC
3MF Antonio Elías Julião (1929-04-11)11 April 1929 (aged 26) Brazil Corinthians
3MF Roberto Belangero (1928-06-28)28 June 1928 (aged 27) Brazil Corinthians
3MF Zito (1932-08-08)8 August 1932 (aged 23) Brazil Santos
4FW Álvaro (1931-09-24)24 September 1931 (aged 24) Brazil Santos FC
4FW Baltazar (1926-01-14)14 January 1926 (aged 30) Brazil Corinthians
4FW Emanuele Del Vecchio (1934-09-24)24 September 1934 (aged 21) Brazil Santos FC
4FW Luizinho (1930-03-07)7 March 1930 (aged 25) Brazil Corinthians
4FW Maurinho (1933-06-06)6 June 1933 (aged 22) Brazil São Paulo
4FW Nestor Alves da Silva (1926-06-23)23 June 1926 (aged 29) Brazil XV de Jaú
4FW Tite (1930-06-04)4 June 1930 (aged 25) Brazil Santos FC
4FW Zezinho (1930-06-02)2 June 1930 (aged 25) Brazil São Paulo

Chile Chile

Head Coach: Chile Luis Tirado

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Misael Escuti (1928-12-20)20 December 1928 (aged 27) Chile Colo Colo
1GK Francisco Nitsche (1930-11-04)4 November 1930 (aged 25) Chile Unión Española
1GK Carlos Espinoza (1928-04-21)21 April 1928 (aged 27) Chile Everton
2DF Rodolfo Almeida (1923-07-05)5 July 1923 (aged 32) Chile Palestino
2DF Manuel Álvarez (1928-05-23)23 May 1928 (aged 27) Chile Universidad Católica
2DF Isaac Carrasco (1928-08-12)12 August 1928 (aged 27) Chile Colo Colo
2DF Carlos Cubillos (1929-12-25)25 December 1929 (aged 26) Chile Unión Española
2DF Sergio Goity Chile Palestino
3MF Ramiro Cortés (1931-04-27)27 April 1931 (aged 24) Chile Audax Italiano
3MF Enrique Hormazábal (1931-01-06)6 January 1931 (aged 25) Chile Colo Colo
4FW Sergio Espinoza Chile Audax Italiano
4FW José Fernández Chile Palestino
4FW René Meléndez (1928-12-29)29 December 1928 (aged 27) Chile Everton de Viña del Mar
4FW Manuel Muñoz (1928-04-28)28 April 1928 (aged 27) Chile Colo Colo
4FW Jaime Ramírez Banda (1931-08-14)14 August 1931 (aged 24) Chile Colo Colo
4FW Leonel Sánchez (1936-04-25)25 April 1936 (aged 19) Chile Universidad de Chile

Paraguay Paraguay

Head Coach: Paraguay Julio Ramírez

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Asunción Caballero (1932-05-05)5 May 1932 (aged 23) Paraguay Club Presidente Hayes
1GK Manuel Benítez Paraguay Club Olimpia
2DF Albino Ricardo Paraguay Cerro Porteño
2DF Higinio Benítez Casco Paraguay Club Libertad
2DF Eligio Echagüe (1931-12-31)31 December 1931 (aged 24) Paraguay Club Olimpia
2DF Edelmiro Arévalo (1929-01-07)7 January 1929 (aged 27) Paraguay Club Olimpia
3MF Victoriano Leguizamón (1922-03-23)23 March 1922 (aged 33) Paraguay Club Olimpia
3MF Salvador Villalba (1924-08-29)29 August 1924 (aged 31) Paraguay Club Libertad
3MF Hermes González (1935-04-06)6 April 1935 (aged 20) Paraguay Club Libertad
3MF Joel Cabrera Santa Cruz (1933-04-20)20 April 1933 (aged 22) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
3MF Ireneo Hermosilla (1928-01-31)31 January 1928 (aged 29) Paraguay Club Libertad
4FW Enrique Jara Saguier (1934-07-12)12 July 1934 (aged 21) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
4FW Juan Romero Isasi (1934-12-27)27 December 1934 (aged 21) Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
4FW Antonio Ramón Gómez Paraguay Club Libertad
4FW Juan Cañete (1929-07-27)27 July 1929 (aged 26) Colombia Boca Juniors de Cali
4FW Manuel Lugo Paraguay Sportivo Luqueño
2DF Robustiano Maciel Paraguay Club Sol de América
4FW Hilarión Osorio (1928-10-21)21 October 1928 (aged 27) Paraguay Sportivo Luqueño
2DF Máximo Rolón (1934-11-18)18 November 1934 (aged 21) Paraguay Club Libertad
4FW Ruperto Torres Paraguay Club Olimpia
4FW Alfredo Vega (1935-02-02)2 February 1935 (aged 20) Paraguay Club Libertad

Peru Peru

Head Coach: Peru Arturo Fernández

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Dimas Zegarra (1932-12-19)19 December 1932 (aged 23) Peru Club Universitario de Deportes
2DF Isaac Andrade (1937-07-13)13 July 1937 (aged 18) Peru Sport Boys
2DF Víctor Salas Peru Club Universitario de Deportes
2DF Guillermo Delgado (1931-02-11)11 February 1931 (aged 24) Peru Alianza Lima
2DF René Gutiérrez Peru Club Universitario de Deportes
3MF Cornelio Heredia (1920-10-16)16 October 1920 (aged 35) Peru Alianza Lima
3MF Alberto Loret de Mola (1931-01-13)13 January 1931 (aged 25) Peru Club Universitario de Deportes
3MF Roberto Drago (1925-07-28)28 July 1925 (aged 30) Peru Deportivo Municipal
3MF Carlos Lazón (1929-10-06)6 October 1929 (aged 26) Peru Alianza Lima
3MF Alberto Terry (1929-05-16)16 May 1929 (aged 26) Peru Club Universitario de Deportes
3MF Luis Calderón (1929-06-17)17 June 1929 (aged 26) Peru Sport Boys
3MF Germán Colunga Peru Deportivo Municipal
4FW Máximo Mosquera (1928-01-08)8 January 1928 (aged 28) Peru Sporting Cristal
4FW Félix Castillo (1928-02-21)21 February 1928 (aged 27) Peru Alianza Lima
4FW Guillermo Barbadillo (1925-01-09)9 January 1925 (aged 31) Peru Alianza Lima
4FW Oscar Gómez Sánchez (1935-10-31)31 October 1935 (aged 20) Peru Alianza Lima
4FW Roberto Castillo Peru Alianza Lima
4FW Juan Seminario (1936-07-22)22 July 1936 (aged 19) Peru Deportivo Municipal
4FW Jacinto Villalba (1924-02-08)8 February 1924 (aged 31) Peru Club Universitario de Deportes

Uruguay Uruguay

Head Coach: Uruguay Hugo Bagnulo

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Julio Maceiras (1926-04-22)22 April 1926 (aged 29) Uruguay Danubio
2DF William Martínez (1928-01-13)13 January 1928 (aged 28) Uruguay Peñarol
2DF Ladislao Brazionis (1929-06-23)23 June 1929 (aged 26) Uruguay Rampla Juniors
2DF Carlos Correa Uruguay Danubio
3MF Alfonso Auscarriaga Uruguay Danubio
3MF Roque Fernández Uruguay Rampla Juniors
3MF Héctor Ramos (1936-02-12)12 February 1936 (aged 19) Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
3MF Luis Alberto Miramontes (1928-12-15)15 December 1928 (aged 27) Uruguay Defensor
3MF Víctor Andrade (1927-02-04)4 February 1927 (aged 28) Uruguay Peñarol
3MF Javier Ambrois (1932-05-09)9 May 1932 (aged 23) Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
3MF Roberto Leopardi (1933-07-19)19 July 1933 (aged 22) Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
3MF Carlos Cháves Uruguay Liverpool
4FW Roque Fernández Uruguay Rampla Juniors
4FW Washington Manghini Uruguay Danubio
4FW Guillermo Escalada (1936-04-24)24 April 1936 (aged 19) Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
4FW Walter Roque (1937-05-08)8 May 1937 (aged 18) Uruguay Rampla Juniors
4FW Carlos Carranza Uruguay Cerro
4FW Carlos Borges (1932-01-14)14 January 1932 (aged 24) Uruguay Peñarol
4FW Luis Pírez Uruguay Racing Club
4FW Daniel Melgarejo Uruguay Danubio
4FW Óscar Miguez (1927-12-05)5 December 1927 (aged 28) Uruguay Peñarol

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