Andrade, Jose Leandro
1901 - Born on October 1st in Salto. Jose Leandro Andrade is a legendary winger from Uruguay, who won the very first World Cup tournament. He is considered one of the top footballers of the 1920s.
- Andrade is also one of the first black soccer players to get serious recognition.
1924-1928 - Won two gold medals from the Olympic Games.
1930 - His team won the championship in the World Cup.
1957 - Died on October 5th.
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