Galvao Bueno

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Birthday
21, 1950
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About

Play-by-play announcer who has announced Formula One races and Brazilian soccer matches for Rede Globo. He has been the voice of the Brazilian national team internationally, beginning his streak of consecutive FIFA World Cup tournaments announced in 1994.

Before Fame

As a teen living in São Paulo, he practiced volleyball, soccer, swimming and other sports. He studied physical education in college. 

Trivia

He is the inspiration behind the popular Brazilian internet meme "Cala a Boca Galvão," which originated during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. 

Family Life

He married Desirée Soares in 2000. He is the father of racing drivers Caca Bueno and Popó Bueno.

Associated With

He was close friends with late racing driver Ayrton Senna.