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|Full name||Alberto Horacio Suppici|
|Date of birth||20 November 1898|
|Place of birth||Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay|
|Date of death||21 June 1981(aged 82)|
|Place of death||Montevideo, Uruguay|
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|Playing position||Left half|
|1928-32||Uruguay (technical director)|
Alberto Horacio Suppici (20 November 1898 – 21 June 1981) was coach of the Uruguay team during the 1930 FIFA World Cup, leading the host nation to victory in the first ever FIFA World Cup. Suppici is known as el Profesor (the Professor). His cousin was professional driver Héctor Suppici Sedes.
On April 22, 1917, Suppici founded the football club Plaza Colonia in Colonia del Sacramento, his hometown. The club's 12 000-capacity home ground has been named Estadio Profesor Alberto Suppici in his honour.
At the inaugural FIFA World Cup in his home nation of Uruguay in 1930, Suppici dropped goalkeeper Andrés Mazali, who had won a gold medal in the 1928 Olympic final, from the national team after he was caught breaking curfew and failing to arrive at the team hotel in time in Montevideo prior to the tournament. Suppici led the side to victory in the final over Argentina at Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, masterminding a second-half comeback from 2-1 down to win 4-2 in front of 93,000 fans. Suppici's technical staff at the tournament included Pedro Arispe, Ernesto Figoli, Luis Greco and Pedro Olivieri. He is the youngest ever coach to win a World Cup, aged 31.
- Copa América:
- Third place: 1929
|Awards and achievements|
|FIFA World Cup winning managers
| Succeeded by|
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