Garrincha

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Mané Garrincha
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Personal information
Full name Manuel Francisco dos Santos
Date o birth 28 October 1933(1933-10-28)
Place o birth Pau Grande (RJ), Brazil
Date o daith 20 Januar 1983(1983-01-20) (agit 49)
Place o daith Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hicht 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playin position Winger
Youth career
1948–1952 Pau Grande
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1965 Botafogo 236 (85)
1966 Corinthians 4 (0)
1967 Portuguesa Carioca 0 (0)
1968 Atlético Junior 1 (0)
1968–1969 Flamengo 4 (0)
1972 Olaria 8 (0)
Total 253 (85)
Naitional team
1955–1966 Brazil 50 (12)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerlie.
† Appearances (Goals).

Manuel Francisco dos Santos (28 October 1933 – 20 Januar 1983), kent bi the nickname "Garrincha" (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡaˈʁĩʃɐ], "little bird"),[1] wis a Brazilian fitbawer who played richt winger an forward.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bad boy Garrincha remembered". Reuters article on rediff.com. Retrieved October 28, 2005.