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Ed Souza

Full name: Edward Neto "Ed" Souza
Gender: Male
Born: September 22, 1921 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 19, 1979 in Warren, Rhode Island, United States
Affiliations: Ponta Delgada SC, Fall River (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football


Ed Souza played for Ponta Delgada of Fall River, Massachusetts, helping them win the US Open Cup in 1947. He also was on their teams that won the National Amateur Cup in 1947 and 1950, and won that title again in 1951, by then playing with Brooklyn German-Americans. Souza was a forward who earned six caps for the United States, including playing in the 1950 World Cup victory over England, often considered the greatest upset in World Cup history.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Football Men's Football United States USA 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1948 Summer 26 London Football United States USA Final Standings 9T 1948-07-26 0 0 0
1948 Summer 26 London Football United States USA Round One Match #7 2 1948-08-02 ITA 9, USA 0 0
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