Copa Roberto Chery

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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