Eusebio Tejera

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Eusebio Tejera
The Uruguay national team at the 1950 World Cup. Tejera is the third from left standing.
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Full nameEusebio Ramón Tejera Kirkerup
Date of birth(1922-01-06)January 6, 1922
Place of birth Uruguay
Date of death November 9, 2002(2002-11-09) (aged 80)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
1943–1945 River Plate Montevideo 105 (22)
1945–1950 Nacional 100 (50)
1950–1951 Cúcuta Deportivo 30 (20)
1951–1955 Defensor Sporting 95 (37)
National team
1945–1954 Uruguay 31 (3)
* 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.

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