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Alcides Ghiggia
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Ghiggia in 2006
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Full name Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia
Date of birth (1926-12-22)22 December 1926
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Date of death 16 July 2015(2015-07-16) (aged 88)
Place of death Las Piedras, Uruguay
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946-1947
1947
1948-1953
1953-1961
1961-1962
1962-1963
Sud América
Atlanta
Peñarol
Roma
Milan
Danubio
National team
1950-1952
1957-1959
Uruguay
Italy
Teams managed
1980 Peñarol
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alcides Ghiggia (22 December 1926 – 16 July 2015) was a former Uruguayan-Italian football player. He has played for Uruguay national team and Italy national team.

Ghiggia died on 16 July 2015 at his home in Las Piedras, Uruguay from a heart attack at the age of 88.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Italy League
1953/54 Roma Serie A 34 4
1954/55 26 2
1955/56 28 4
1956/57 27 4
1957/58 29 2
1958/59 29 1
1959/60 17 1
1960/61 11 1
1961/62 Milan Serie A 4 0
Country Italy 205 19
Total 205 19

International career statistics

Uruguay national team
Year Apps Goals
1950 7 4
1951 0 0
1952 5 0
Total 12 4
Italy national team
Year Apps Goals
1957 3 1
1958 1 0
1959 1 0
Total 5 1
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