1960 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1960 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 59th season of competitive football in the country.

Taça Brasil[edit]

Semifinals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Palmeiras 1-0 Fluminense 0-0 1-0
Santa Cruz 3-4 Fortaleza 2-2 1-2

Final


December 22, 1960
Fortaleza 1–3 Palmeiras


December 28, 1960
Palmeiras 8–2 Fortaleza


Palmeiras declared as the Taça Brasil champions by aggregate score of 11-3.

Torneio Rio-São Paulo[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Fluminense 14 9 6 2 1 22 12 10
2 Botafogo 12 9 4 4 1 17 12 5
3 Vasco da Gama 11 9 4 3 2 17 11 6
4 Corinthians 11 9 4 3 2 11 10 1
5 Flamengo 11 9 5 1 3 13 14 -1
6 Palmeiras 9 9 4 1 4 12 11 1
7 São Paulo 7 9 2 3 4 11 19 -8
8 Santos 6 9 1 4 4 11 17 -6
9 Portuguesa 5 9 2 1 6 11 16 -5
10 América 5 9 1 2 6 14 21 -7

Fluminense declared as the Torneio Rio-São Paulo champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Rio Branco-AC Pará Remo
Alagoas CSA Paraíba Campinense
Amapá Santana Paraná Coritiba
Amazonas Fast Pernambuco Náutico
Bahia Bahia Piauí River
Ceará Fortaleza Rio de Janeiro Fonseca
Distrito Federal Defelê Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Espírito Santo Santo Antônio Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Goiás Goiânia Rondônia Flamengo-RO
Guanabara América Roraima -
Maranhão Moto Club Santa Catarina Metropol
Mato Grosso Dom Bosco São Paulo Santos
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Santa Cruz-SE
Minas Gerais Cruzeiro Tocantins -

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 1960
Bahia First Stage

Brazil national team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1960.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
March 6, 1960  Mexico D 2-2 Élton, Gilberto Panamerican Championship
March 10, 1960  Costa Rica L 0-3 - Panamerican Championship
March 13, 1960  Argentina L 1-2 Juarez Panamerican Championship
March 15, 1960  Mexico W 2-1 Mengálvio, Alfeu Panamerican Championship
March 17, 1960  Costa Rica W 4-0 Juarez (2), Élton (2) Panamerican Championship
March 20, 1960  Argentina W 1-0 Mílton Kuelle Panamerican Championship
April 29, 1960  United Arab Republic W 5-0 Pepe (2), Quarentinha (2), Garrincha International Friendly
May 1, 1960  United Arab Republic W 3-1 Pelé (3) International Friendly
May 6, 1960  United Arab Republic W 3-0 Quarentinha (2), Garrincha International Friendly
May 8, 1960 Sweden Malmö W 7-1 Quarentinha, Chinesinho (2), Pepe (2), Pelé (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 10, 1960  Denmark W 4-3 Quarentinha (2), Pepe, Chinesinho International Friendly
May 12, 1960 Italy Internazionale D 2-2 Pelé (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 16, 1960 Portugal Sporting Lisboa W 4-0 Garrincha, Pepe, Quarentinha, Almir Albuquerque International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 26, 1960  Argentina L 2-4 Djalma Santos, Delém Roca Cup
May 29, 1960  Argentina W 4-1 Delém (2), Julinho, Servílio Roca Cup
June 29, 1960  Chile W 4-0 Waldo (2), Dida, Vavá International Friendly
July 3, 1960  Paraguay W 2-1 Delém, Almir Albuquerque Taça do Atlântico
July 9, 1960  Uruguay L 0-1 - Taça do Atlântico
July 12, 1960  Argentina W 5-1 Pepe (2), Pelé, Delém, Chinesinho Taça do Atlântico

References[edit]