Carlos Alberto Torres

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Carlos Alberto Torres
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Carlos Alberto in 2011.
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto Torres
Date o birth 17 Julie 1944(1944-07-17)
Place o birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date o daith 25 October 2016(2016-10-25) (aged 72)
Place o daith Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hicht 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playin poseetion Richt back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1966 Fluminense 98 (9)
1966–1974 Santos 445 (40)
1974–1977 Fluminense 53 (4)
1977 Flamengo 28 (3)
1977–1980 New York Cosmos 80 (6)
1981 California Surf 19 (2)
1982 New York Cosmos 20 (0)
Total 743 (64)
Naitional team
1964–1977 Brazil 53 (8)
Teams managed
1983–1985 Flamengo
1985–1986 Corinthians
1987–1988 Náutico
1988 Miami Sharks
1989–1990 Once Caldas
1991–1992 Monterrey
1992 Tijuana
1993–1997 Botafogo
1994 Fluminense
1998 Atlético Mineiro
1998–1999 Querétaro
2000–2001 Unión Magdalena
2000–2001 Oman
2001–2002 Flamengo
2002 Botafogo
2004–2005 Paysandu
2005 Azerbaijan
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly

Carlos Alberto "Capita" Torres (17 Julie 1944 – 25 October 2016), kent as "O Capitão do Tri" an aw, wis a Brazilian fitbawer. He wis widely regairdit as ane o the best defenders o aw time. He caiptained the Brazil naitional team tae victory in the 1970 Warld Cup, scorin the fowert goal in the feenal, considered ane o the greatest goals in the history o the toornament.[1]

Carlos Alberto wis a member o the Warld Team o the 20t Century, an in 2004 wis namit bi Pelé in the FIFA 100 leet o the warld's greatest livin players.[2] He wis a inductee tae the Brazilian Fitbaa Museum Haw o Fame, an wis a member o the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame.

In Januar 2013, Carlos Alberto wis namit ane o the sax Ambassadors o 2014 FIFA Warld Cup in Brazil, ithers bein Ronaldo, Bebeto, Mário Zagallo, Amarildo an Marta.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Carlos Alberto wis born in Rio de Janeiro. His son is fellae player Carlos Alexandre Torres.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Benson, Andrew (2 June 2006). "The perfect goal". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  2. "Pele's list of the greatest". BBC Sport. 4 March 2004. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 

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