These rather worn and battered portraits of Uruguayan footballers appear on the backs of playing cards. Judging by the players featured I think they come from the early 1930s.
Juan Carlos Alzugaray (Rampla Juniors)-won 2 caps at the 1924 Copa América.
Peregrino Anselmo (Peñarol) - played 180 league games for Peñarol in a 13 year career, scoring 102 goals in the process. A World Cup winner in 1930, at which he scored 3 goals, and a 1928 Olympic Gold medal winner.
Fausto Batignani (Liverpool (Montevideo)) - a goalkeeper who was capped 11 times and a 1928 Olympic Gold medal winner.
Braulio Castro (Peñarol) - a prolific goalscorer at club level he didn't score in his 10 international appearances between 1932-37.
Enrique Fernández (Nacional)- when Uruguayan football was still amateur he went to play for Independiente in Argentina. He returned to Nacional when professionalism was introduced Fernández won the Uruguayan Championship with
Nacional in 1933 and 1934 . He played played 111 games and scored 51 goals for Nacional. In 1935 he moved to Barcelona , but returned to Uruguay on the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. His career was ended by injury at the age of 24.
8 caps , 1 goal.
Lorenzo Fernández (Peñarol) - 1928 Olympic Gold medal winner, World Cup winner in 1930,Copa América winner 1935. 31 appearances, 4 goals.
Álvaro Gestido (Peñarol) - played 25 matches for the national team, 1928 Olympic Gold medal and 1930 World Cup winner.
Luis Mata (Peñarol) - 8 caps with 1 goal spread over 12 yrs.
Juan Pedro Young (Peñarol) - known as Tiger or
Cañonero- top scorer in the 1933 domestic season - capped once by Uruguay.
José Alberto Taboada (Wanderers Montevideo) - 6 caps and 1 goal, Copa América winner, 1935.