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Birthday
3, 1953
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Birthday
3, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About

Brazilian soccer player and coach who scored 48 goals for the Brazilian national team from 1976 to 1988. He retired from play in 1994 and embarked on a coaching career in 1999.

Before Fame

He began his professional career with Brazilian team Flamengo in 1971.

Trivia

He was known as the "White Pele" and considered one of the most skilled players in Brazilian soccer history.

Family Life

He married Sandra Carvalho de Sa in 1975 and has three children, all boys.

Associated With

He and Jairzinho were teammates on the Brazilian national team.