Pedro Rocha

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Pedro Rocha
Pedro Rocha c1966b.jpg
Rocha c. 1966
Personal information
Full name Pedro Virgilio Rocha Franchetti
Date of birth (1942-12-03)3 December 1942
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Date of death 2 December 2013(2013-12-02) (aged 70)
Place of death São Paulo, Brazil
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959-1969
1970-1977
1978
1979
Peñarol
São Paulo
Coritiba
Palmeiras
National team
1961-1974 Uruguay
Teams managed
1988-1989
1997
Sporting Portugal
Kyoto Purple Sanga
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Pedro Rocha (3 December 1942 – 2 December 2013) was a former Uruguayan football player. He has played for Uruguay national team.

He died on 2 December 2013 in São Paulo, one day before completing 71 years from stomach cancer.[1]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
BrazilLeague
1971 São Paulo Série A 15 0
1972 18 17
1973 34 8
1974 11 1
1975 22 3
1976 11 0
1977 0 0
1978 Coritiba Série A 20 1
1979 Palmeiras Série A 0 0
Country Brazil 131 30
Total 131 30

International career statistics[change | change source]

[3]

Uruguay national team
YearAppsGoals
1961 1 0
1962 5 0
1963 2 0
1964 0 0
1965 9 5
1966 7 1
1967 10 8
1968 8 0
1969 5 1
1970 2 1
1971 0 0
1972 0 0
1973 0 0
1974 3 1
Total 52 17

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ídolo do São Paulo e do Uruguai, Pedro Rocha morre aos 70 anos" [Idol of São Paulo and Uruguay, Pedro Rocha dies at 70] (in Portuguese). Sportv. 2 December 2013.
  2. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Pedro Rocha". www.national-football-teams.com.
  3. "Pedro Virgilio Rocha - International Appearances". www.rsssf.com.