The Uruguay national team at the 1950 World Cup. Tejera is the third from left standing.
|Full name||Eusebio Ramón Tejera Kirkerup|
|Date of birth||January 6, 1922|
|Place of birth||Uruguay|
|Date of death||November 9, 2002 80)(aged|
|1943–1945||River Plate Montevideo||105||(22)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Eusebio Ramón Tejera Kirkerup (6 January 1922 in Montevideo – 9 November 2002) was a Uruguayan footballer.
From 1945 to 1950 he played for Club Nacional de Football, winning the Uruguayan championship in 1946, 47 and 50. He also earned 31 caps for the Uruguay national football team from 1945 to 1954. He was part of Uruguay's championship team at the 1950 FIFA World Cup, known for the final match dubbed the Maracanazo, and also participated in the 1954 FIFA World Cup.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eusebio Tejera .|
|This biographical article about a football defender from Uruguay is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second World War. The current champion is France, which won its second title at the 2018 tournament in Russia.
The 1950 FIFA World Cup was the fourth edition of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship for senior men's national teams and held in Brazil from 24 June to 16 July 1950. The planned 1942 and 1946 World Cups were cancelled due to World War II. This tournament ended the hiatus. Uruguay, who had won the inaugural competition in 1930 defeated in the four team group match final the host nation Brazil 2–1. This was the only tournament not decided by a one-match final. It was also the inaugural tournament where the trophy was referred to as the Jules Rimet Cup, to mark the 25th anniversary of Jules Rimet's presidency of FIFA.
Roque Gastón Máspoli Arbelvide was an Uruguayan football player and coach. He was the goalkeeper for the Uruguay national team that won the 1950 World Cup. He was also the head coach for the Uruguayan team that won the 1980 Mundialito.
The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international football, and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the governing body for football in Uruguay. The current head coach is Óscar Tabárez. The Uruguayan team is commonly referred to as La Celeste.
The Bolivia national football team, also known as La Verde, has represented Bolivia in international football since 1926. Organized by the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF), it is one of the 10 members of FIFA's South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL).
Thomaz Soares da Silva, also known as Zizinho, was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder for the Brazil national football team. He came to international prominence at the 1950 World Cup, where he scored two goals. He was lauded as a complete player, renowned for his incredible array of offensive skills such as his dribbling, passing, and shooting ability with both feet, as well as his accuracy from dead ball situations and extraordinary vision, and is often considered the best Brazilian footballer of the pre-Pelé era.
Ademir Marques de Menezes, best known as Ademir de Menezes, was a Brazilian footballer, regarded as one of the best centre forwards in the history of the Brazil national team. His prominent underbite earned him the nickname "Queixada", which means "jaw".
Obdulio Jacinto Muiños Varela was a Uruguayan football player. He was the captain of the Uruguayan national team that won the 1950 World Cup after beating Brazil in the decisive final round match popularly known as the Maracanazo. He was nicknamed "El Negro Jefe" because of his dark skin and the influence he had on the pitch, especially during the unlikely victory over Brazil. He was of African, Spanish and Greek ancestry. Commonly regarded as one of the greatest classic holding midfielders, Varela was adept in defence and was renowned for his tenacity and leadership. He is regarded as one of the greatest captains in football history.
Juan Alberto "Pepe" Schiaffino Villano was an Italian-Uruguayan football player who played as an attacking midfielder or forward. A highly skilful and creative playmaker, at club level, he played for CA Peñarol in Uruguay, and for A.C. Milan, and Roma in Italy. At international level, he won the 1950 FIFA World Cup with the Uruguayan national team, and also took part at the 1954 FIFA World Cup; he later also represented the Italy national football team.
Jair da Rosa Pinto, or simply Jair, was an association footballer who played offensive midfielder – one of the leading Brazilian footballers of the 1940s and 1950s, who is best remembered for his performance in Brazil's 1950 FIFA World Cup campaign. Usually playing as an inside-forward, Jair da Rosa was noted for his free-role style of play and was most known for his pace and technical ability.
Igor Aleksandrovich Netto was a Soviet footballer, considered one of the greatest Soviet players ever. He started out playing on the left of defense but, due to his offensive mentality, dribbling and technical abilities turned into a dynamic central midfielder. His versatility and footballing intelligence allowed him to play a number of positions across defense and midfield.
Juan López Fontana was a Uruguayan professional football manager who won the 1950 FIFA World Cup as the head coach of the Uruguay national team.
Carlos Ariel Borges was a Uruguayan footballer who played for Uruguay national team. He is best known for scoring the first ever goal in the history of Copa Libertadores. He is also one of the three Uruguayan footballers ever to score a hat-trick in FIFA World Cup. He achieved this feat in 1954 FIFA World Cup against Scotland.
Julio Gervasio Pérez Gutiérrez was a Uruguayan footballer.
Víctor Pablo Rodríguez Andrade was an Uruguayan footballer. He was the right halfback of the Uruguayan national team that won the 1950 World Cup tournament, after defeating Brazil in the decisive match.
This article lists the results for the Scotland national football team between 1940 and 1959. Scotland did not play any official matches between 1940 and 1945 because competitive football was suspended for the duration of the Second World War. Several unofficial internationals, some known as Victory Internationals, were played during this time.
Schúbert Gambetta Saint Léon was a Uruguayan footballer. He played as a half-back and was right-footed. Gambetta was a figure in the Maracanazo when he helped keep Zizinho and Ademir out of the game, which helped him to the 1950 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team.
Wílliam Ruben Martínez Carreras was a Uruguayan footballer. He played 54 times for the Uruguay national football team between 1950 and 1965.
This is a record of Uruguay's results at the FIFA World Cup.
Javier Ambrois Campaña was a Uruguayan footballer who played for clubs of Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil and the Uruguay national football team in the FIFA World Cup Switzerland 1954.