Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1919 Played only once between Argentina and Brazil in a single match. Played in the honour of Roberto Chery, goalkeeper of Peñarol, who died 30 May 1919, aged 23, in Rio de Janeiro, caused by a hernia complicated by strangulation which he suffered in the match between Uruguay and Chile on 17 May at the Copa América 1919. Jun 1 Brazil 3-3 Argentina Brazil played in the colours of Peñarol, Argentina in those of Uruguay. The Copa Roberto Chery was given to Peñarol.
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