Javier Ambrois

Javier Ambrois Campaña [2] (born May 9, 1932 in Montevideo, Uruguay - died June 25, 1975 in Montevideo, Uruguay) 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.

Javier Ambrois
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Ambrois in 1958
Personal information
Full name Javier Ambrois Campaña [1]
Date of birth (1932-05-09)May 9, 1932
Place of birth Uruguay
Date of death June 25, 1975(1975-06-25) (aged 43)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1954 Nacional 110 (46)
1955 Fluminense Football Club 6 (4)
1955–1957 Nacional 54 (32)
1957–1961 Boca Juniors CA 44 (13)
1960 Club Atletíco Lanús 4 (0)
1961–1963 Defensor Sporting 42 (7)
Total 260 (102)
National team
1952–1957 Uruguay 31 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He and Humberto Maschio (Argentina), were the all-time top scorers of the 1957 South American Championship, with 9 goals each.

TeamsEdit

TitlesEdit

  • Nacional 1950, 1952, 1955 and 1956 (Uruguayan Championship)
  • Uruguay 1956 (Copa América in Uruguay)

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External linksEdit

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