Guillermo Stábile Profile
Guillermo Stábile was an Argentine professional football player and manager. Born on January 17, 1905, in Buenos Aires, Stábile began his career as a striker with Club Atlético Huracán in 1924. He quickly made a name for himself with his exceptional skills and his deadliness in front of goal, firing home more than 100 goals in just 120 matches for the club in six years.
Stábile's most significant achievement came in the 1930 FIFA World Cup, held in Uruguay. He was part of the Argentina team that finished the tournament as runners-up, Stabile scoring eight goals in four games. Stábile's goal-scoring prowess earned him the Golden Boot award for the tournament's top scorer.
His scoring-rate for Huracán and his success at the World Cup earned him a move to Genoa in Italy in 1930. Stabile would spend six years playing in Italy, five at Genoa and a season at Napoli. He would finish his playing career with a three year spell with Red Star Paris.
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