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On April 19th, 1960, Peñarol forward Carlos "Lucho" Borges scored the first goal in the history of the Libertadores Cup. On the morning of February 5th, 2014, one of the first idols of the oldest continental tournament died at the age of 82 in Montevideo.
First Copa Libertadores Goalscorer Dies at Age 82
02/05/2014
 
On April 19th, 1960, Peñarol forward Carlos "Lucho" Borges scored the first goal in the history of the Libertadores Cup. Uruguayan club Peñarol defeated Bolivian side Jorge Wilstermann by a demolishing score of 7-1.

On the morning of February 5th, 2014, one of the first idols of the oldest continental tournament died at the age of 82 in Montevideo, leaving behind him the legacy of having scored the first goal in the history of the tournament. Along with that achievement, Borges won 7 local titles in Uruguay and helped Peñarol lift the Libertadores Cup in its first edition.

Borges also had the honor of representing his nation in the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland, where Uruguay finished 4th. His participation in Switzerland 1954 was notorious as he scored four goals, including a hat-trick against Scotland, in what ended up being the Scots' most embarrassing World Cup loss (7-0).

Rest in peace Carlos "Lucho" Borges.
 
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