Bio
Gilberto Almeida Rego
Born: 1881-02-21
Intl. since:
Hometown: Rio
Country: Brazil
Speaks: Portuguese
Occupation:
Hobbies:

Almeida Rego took charge of three matches in the first ever World Cup. In 1930, Uruguay. He was 49 and the oldest person taking part of the tournament.

5 minutes

In the match Argentina - France Almeida Rego whistled end of match 5 (or 6) minutes early. When he realized his mistake, the players had already left the pitch and had to be told to come back. The police (on horseback) had to chase away angry spectators who had entered the field.

stadium

The first matches of the world Cup were all played in small stadiums because the newly built Centennario wasn't finished before the start of the tournament.

Statistics
Statistics for GILBERTO ALMEIDA REGO
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 4 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR GILBERTO ALMEIDA REGO
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
Copa Rio Branco
BrazilUruguay1931-09-062 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1930
1/2 finalsUruguayYugolsavia1930-07-276 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageUruguayRomania1930-07-214 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageArgentinaFrance1930-07-151 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)