The first penalty and the first own goal in the history of World Cup

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Zion February 25, 2022
Updated 2022/02/25 at 2:25 PM
Manuel Rosas Sánchez
Manuel Rosas Sánchez
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The first penalty and the first own goal in the history of World Cup was scored by one man.

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Manuel Rosas Sánchez (17 April 1912 in Mexico City -20 February 1989), nicknamed Chaquetas, was a Mexican footballer who participated in the 1930 FIFA World Cup.

Manuel Rosas Sánchez

He was the first player in the history of FIFA World Cup who scored a goal from the penalty kick spot (against Argentina). With the first goal he scored during the World Cup, he became, at the time, the youngest player to have scored in the FIFA World Cup, a record later broken by Pelé, although Rosas remains second youngest.

He the first player to score an own goal in the history of FIFA World Cup (against Chile).

He was also the first Mexican player to score multiple goals in orld Cup play (the first to score more than two goals was Luis Hernandez, 68 years later).

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