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José Miguel Piendibene Ferrari (5 June 1890 - 12 November 1969) was an Uruguayan footballer.

José Piendibene
Personal information
Full name José Miguel Piendibene Ferrari
Date of birth (1890-06-05)5 June 1890
Date of death 12 November 1969(1969-11-12) (aged 79)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1908–1928 Peñarol 506 (253)
National team
1909–1923 Uruguay 40 (20)
Teams managed
1934 Peñarol
1940–1941 Peñarol
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Playing careerEdit

Club careerEdit

Piendibene played for Peñarol between 1908 and 1928. During his time with the Carboneros he won four Primera División Uruguaya championships.

International careerEdit

Piendibene made his debut for the Uruguay national football team in 1909 against Argentina in Buenos Aires. Over the course of his 14 year career with the national team he was capped 40 times, scoring 20 goals. He made his final appearance for La Celeste in November 1923.[1]

Piendibene played two matches at the unofficial 1910 Copa America.[2]

At the 1916 South American Championship Piendibene scored the first goal of the tournament in a match against Chile. He finished the tournament with two goals and was equal second place in the goalscorers list.[3][4]

Piendibene was a member of the Uruguayan squad for the 1917 South American Championship but did not play a match at the tournament.[5]

He was a member of Uruguay's third South American Championship win at the 1920 tournament where he scored one goal in three matches.[6]

He played in the Uruguay team at the 1921 tournament where Uruguay placed third. Piendibene scored one goal.[7]

Coaching careerEdit

He went on to coach Peñarol.[8]





  1. ^ "José Piendibene - International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
  2. ^ "Copa Centenario Revolución de Mayo 1910". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
  3. ^ "Copa América Trivia". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
  4. ^ "Southamerican Championship 1916". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
  5. ^ "Southamerican Championship 1917". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
  6. ^ "Southamerican Championship 1920". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
  7. ^ "Southamerican Championship 1921". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 December 2009.
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