Roque Maspoli

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: Uruguayan football player and sports hero who was the goalkeeper for Uruguay's 1950 World Cup team that stunned heavily-favored Brazil for the championship, who allowed the high-scoring Brazil team just one goal in the game that became known as 'Maracanazo', and who went on to coach the Uruguay national team as well as teams in Spain, Peru and Ecuador.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: October 12, 1917

 

Died: February 22, 2004

 

Location: Montevideo, Uruguay