Óscar Bonfiglio

Óscar Bonfiglio Martínez (October 5, 1905 – November 4, 1987) was a Mexican football goalkeeper, and Olympian, who played for the Mexico national team in the 1930 World Cup.

Óscar Bonfiglio
Personal information
Full name Óscar Bonfiglio Martínez
Date of birth (1905-10-05)October 5, 1905
Place of birth Estación Ortiz, Sonora, Mexico
Date of death November 4, 1987(1987-11-04) (aged 82)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Bonfiglio was the first goalkeeper beaten in World Cup history, with a goal by France forward Lucien Laurent. In two matches he conceded 10 goals: the most in the tournament.[1] At the time, he played for the club Marte FC. Bonfiglio suffered an injury and retired from playing at age 28.[1]

Bonfiglio played for Mexico at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics.[2]


Bonfiglio is the father of actor Oscar Morelli.[1] Bonfiglio is credited to be the founder of Mexican football team Irapuato FC back in 1948


  1. ^ a b Luna C., Édgar (25 March 2010). "El primer portero de México en un Mundial Óscar Bonfiglio" [The first Mexican goalkeeper at a World Cup Óscar Bonfiglio] (in Spanish). Esto.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Óscar Bonfiglio". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  • ^ A.Gowarzewski : "FUJI Football Encyclopedia. World Cup FIFA*part I*Biographical Notes – Heroes of Mundials" ; GiA Katowice 1993
  • ^ A.Gowarzewski : "FUJI Football Encyclopedia. World Cup FIFA*part II*History World Championship " ; GiA Katowice 1994

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