Enzo Francescoli

Date of birth12 November 1962
Place of birthMontevideo
NationalityUruguayan
Weight72 kg
Height1.81 m
PositionMidfielder

Nicknamed "The Prince" because of the elegance that he displayed on and off the field, Enzo Francescoli is considered as one of the best Uruguayan players of all time.

With 73 caps, in which he scored 15 goals, he was the most capped outfield player of his national tea

m. It was with River Plate that Francescoli won most of his trophies including five Primera Division (1985–86, 1994 Apertura, 1996 Apertura, 1997 Clausura, 1997 Apertura), one Copa Libertadores (1996) and one Supercopa Sudamericana (1997).

He won the French Championship with Marseille during the 1989-90 season.

During his first competition with the national team, the 1983 Copa América, Francescoli scored during the final against Brazil, lifting the trophy. He went on to win two more Copa Américas with Uruguay (1987 and 1995).

In tribute to his talent and class, Zinedine Zidane named his first son Enzo.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1990-91 Rest of the World Pele Anniversary
1
2001-02 World XI Maradona Farewell Match 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
31 Oct 1990 Brazil v Rest of the World W 1-2 Pele Anniversary


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1980-81 Uruguay South America Youth Championship 6
6
1981-82 Uruguay Nehru Cup 2
2
1981-82 Uruguay World Youth Cup 3
1983-84 Uruguay Copa America 4
1
1984-85 Uruguay Copa Artigas 2
1
1984-85 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 4
1
1984-85 Uruguay International Friendly 5
2
1985-86 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 4
1
1985-86 Uruguay Inter Continental Championship 1
1985-86 Uruguay International Friendly 1
1
1986-87 Uruguay International Friendly 2
1987-88 Uruguay Copa America 2
1
1988-89 Uruguay International Friendly 2
2
1989-90 Uruguay Copa America 5
2
1989-90 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 7
1
1989-90 Uruguay International Friendly 2
1993-94 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 8
2
1993-94 Uruguay International Friendly 1
1994-95 Uruguay Copa America 5
2
1994-95 Uruguay International Friendly 4
1
1996-97 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 7
1997-98 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
15 Feb 1981 Uruguay v Bolivia D 1-1 SAYC
22 Feb 1981 Ecuador v Uruguay W 1-2 SAYC
22 Feb 1981 Ecuador v Uruguay W 1-2 SAYC
01 Mar 1981 Uruguay v Brazil W 2-1 SAYC Final group
04 Mar 1981 Uruguay v Bolivia W 2-1 SAYC Final group
08 Mar 1981 Uruguay v Argentina W 5-0 SAYC Final group
03 Oct 1981 USA v Uruguay W 0-3 World Youth Cup Group A
06 Oct 1981 Uruguay v Poland W 1-0 World Youth Cup Group A
11 Oct 1981 Romania v Uruguay L 2-1 World Youth Cup Quarter-final
17 Feb 1982 Uruguay v Yugoslavia W 1-0 NEHRU CUP
28 Feb 1982 Italy v Uruguay W 2-3 NEHRU CUP
13 Oct 1983 Peru v Uruguay W 0-1 Copa America Semi-final
20 Oct 1983 Uruguay v Peru D 1-1 Copa America Semi-final
27 Oct 1983 Uruguay v Brazil W 2-0 Copa America Final
04 Nov 1983 Brazil v Uruguay D 1-1 Copa America Final
31 Oct 1984 Uruguay v Mexico D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Jan 1985 Uruguay v East Germany W 3-0 International Friendly
03 Feb 1985 Uruguay v Paraguay W 1-0 Copa Artigas
06 Feb 1985 Bolivia v Uruguay W 0-1 International Friendly
10 Feb 1985 Paraguay v Uruguay W 1-3 Copa Artigas
24 Feb 1985 Uruguay v Colombia W 3-0 International Friendly
27 Feb 1985 Uruguay v Peru D 2-2 International Friendly
10 Mar 1985 Uruguay v Ecuador W 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America group 2
24 Mar 1985 Chile v Uruguay L 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America group 2
31 Mar 1985 Ecuador v Uruguay W 0-2 FIFA World Cup South America group 2
07 Apr 1985 Uruguay v Chile W 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America group 2
21 Aug 1985 France v Uruguay L 2-0 Inter Continental Championship
13 Apr 1986 Mexico v Uruguay L 1-0 International Friendly
21 Apr 1986 Wales v Uruguay D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 1986 Uruguay v West Germany D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
08 Jun 1986 Denmark v Uruguay L 6-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
13 Jun 1986 Scotland v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
16 Jun 1986 Argentina v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
19 Jun 1987 Uruguay v Ecuador W 2-1 International Friendly
23 Jun 1987 Uruguay v Bolivia W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Jul 1987 Uruguay v Argentina W 1-0 Copa America Semi-final
12 Jul 1987 Chile v Uruguay W 0-1 Copa America Final
14 Dec 1988 Uruguay v Peru W 3-0 International Friendly
22 Apr 1989 Italy v Uruguay D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jul 1989 Chile v Uruguay W 0-3 Copa America Group B
08 Jul 1989 Uruguay v Argentina L 0-1 Copa America Group B
12 Jul 1989 Uruguay v Paraguay W 3-0 Copa America 2nd round
14 Jul 1989 Argentina v Uruguay W 0-2 Copa America 2nd round
16 Jul 1989 Brazil v Uruguay L 1-0 Copa America 2nd round
27 Aug 1989 Peru v Uruguay W 0-2 FIFA World Cup South America group 1
03 Sep 1989 Bolivia v Uruguay L 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America group 1
17 Sep 1989 Uruguay v Bolivia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America group 1
18 May 1990 Northern Ireland v Uruguay L 1-0 International Friendly
22 May 1990 England v Uruguay W 1-2 International Friendly
13 Jun 1990 Uruguay v Spain D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
17 Jun 1990 Belgium v Uruguay L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
21 Jun 1990 Korea Republic v Uruguay W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
25 Jun 1990 Italy v Uruguay L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
14 Jul 1993 Uruguay v Peru W 3-0 International Friendly
25 Jul 1993 Venezuela v Uruguay W 0-1 FIFA World Cup South America group B
01 Aug 1993 Uruguay v Ecuador D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America group B
08 Aug 1993 Bolivia v Uruguay L 3-1 FIFA World Cup South America group B
15 Aug 1993 Uruguay v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America group B
29 Aug 1993 Uruguay v Venezuela W 4-0 FIFA World Cup South America group B
05 Sep 1993 Ecuador v Uruguay W 0-1 FIFA World Cup South America group B
12 Sep 1993 Uruguay v Bolivia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America group B
19 Sep 1993 Brazil v Uruguay L 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America group B
18 Jan 1995 Spain v Uruguay D 2-2 International Friendly
29 Mar 1995 England v Uruguay D 0-0 International Friendly
31 Mar 1995 Yugoslavia v Uruguay L 1-0 International Friendly
28 Jun 1995 Uruguay v New Zealand D 2-2 International Friendly
05 Jul 1995 Uruguay v Venezuela W 4-2 Copa America Group A
09 Jul 1995 Uruguay v Paraguay W 1-0 Copa America Group A
16 Jul 1995 Uruguay v Bolivia W 2-1 Copa America Quarter-final
19 Jul 1995 Uruguay v Colombia W 2-0 Copa America Semi-final
23 Jul 1995 Uruguay v Brazil W 1-1 (5-3) Copa America Final
08 Oct 1996 Uruguay v Bolivia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Nov 1996 Chile v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
15 Dec 1996 Uruguay v Peru W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Jan 1997 Uruguay v Argentina D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Feb 1997 Ecuador v Uruguay L 4-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
02 Apr 1997 Uruguay v Venezuela W 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
30 Apr 1997 Paraguay v Uruguay L 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
20 Jul 1997 Bolivia v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
20 Aug 1997 Uruguay v Chile W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.