Víctor Hugo Morales

Víctor Hugo Morales in 2011.

Víctor Hugo Morales Pérez (born 26 December 1947 in Cardona, Uruguay)[1] is a Uruguayan journalist, pundit and writer who has lived and worked in Argentina since 1981. As a football commentator, he has been regarded as one of the best in the Spanish-speaking world.[2] In Argentina his commentary on Diego Maradona's second goal in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final was widely praised.[3]

He is a staunch supporter of former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.[4]


Morales was awarded the Rodolfo Walsh Prize.[5]