Careca

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Birthday
5, 1960
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1960 (age 57)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Former Brazilian striker who earned FIFA World Cup Silver Boot honors for his performance in the 1986 World Cup.

Before Fame

He began his soccer career with Brazil's Guarani Futebol Clube in 1976.

Trivia

He was a member of the Brazilian National team from 1982 to 1993.

Family Life

His parents gave him the nickname "Careca" because of his admiration for a famous Brazilian clown of the same name.

Associated With

He played alongside former star Ronaldo on the Brazilian national team.