June 17, 1929: UNION 5-CHELSEA 0. First time an English team made up by professionals visit Santa Fe and play an all-amateur team. July 28, 1935: UNION 6- ATLETICO MADRID/ESPANYOL 5.
APRIL 28, 1940: UNION 4-ESTUDIANTES 2. First match played by an all-professional team of UNION in an AFA tournament. A German guy, Theelen, played for UNION. Theelen arrived to Santa Fe after the Graf Spee was sunk in the Rio de la Plata. He didn`t speak Spanish at that moment. However, he was considered the man of the match by local newspapers.
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