|Full name||Eduardo Gonçalves de Andrade|
|Date o birth||25 Januar 1947|
|Place o birth||Belo Horizonte, Brazil|
|Hicht||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|1972–1973||Vasco da Gama||45||(6)|
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly|
Fitbaa career[eedit | eedit soorce]
Born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Eduardo Andrade receivit, lik the vast majority o Brazilian fitbawers, a elk-name early intae his fitbaw career, bein dubbit 'Tostão' (little coin). Legend haes it that as a sax-year auld schuil boy he nettit 47 goals in ane gemme for his primar schuil fitbaw team.
Tostão made his profeesional debuts agit anerly 15, for local América Futebol Clube (MG), returnin efter twa years tae Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, whaur he haed stairtit his youth career. Awtho bein a centre midfielder, he wis crouned the Campeonato Mineiro's tapscorer on three consecutive occasions, the first in 1966, an left the club as its aw-time scorer, wi a tot o 242 league goals.
In the 1970 FIFA Warld Cup, improvisit as a forward, Tostão scored twa o his 32 goals for Brazil, as the naitional team wan its third trophy, whilst fyndin the net on 19 occasions. The previous year, efter bein hit in the face bi a baw durin a match against Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, he suffered a detached retina frae which he niver fully recovered. In Apryle 1972, he signed for CR Vasco da Gama for a then record fee in the kintra but, efter guid oweraw displays, wis forcit tae retire frae the geme at anerly 27, efter his sicht problems resurfacit.