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|Full name||Elzo Aloísio Coelho|
|Date of birth||22 January 1961|
|Place of birth||Machado, Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||defensive Midfielder|
|1981–1982||Inter de Limeira||?||(?)|
|1993||Associação Atlética Caldense||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Elzo made 87 appearances in the Campeonato Brasileiro, most of them for Atlético Mineiro. He was only in Benfica for two seasons, in 1987–88, where he reached the Champions Cup final, lost to Dutch squad PSV Eindhoven (0–0, 5–6 in penalty kicks). Elzo was capped eleven times for Brazil, all between March and June 1986, inclusive. He played Brazil's all five games at the 1986 FIFA World Cup finals.
Awards and honours
- 1 Campeonato Paulista (2ª Divisão)
1982, 1983 and 1984
- 1 Torneio Juan Gamper – 1982
1985 ande 1986
- 1 Torneio de Amsterdã – 1984
- 1 Torneio de Genebra – 1986
S. L. Benfica 1 Portuguese Liga – 1988/89
1 Torneio Teresa Herrera – 1987
European Champions Cup Runner-up 1987–88
Individual Bola de Prata brasileiro (Placar) – 1989 (Palmeiras)
- He has a twin sister named Elza.
- In 1985 he was going to play for Palmeiras but he was rejected due a heart problem.
- Elzo was a commentator for TV Globo in 2002, and had his first experience as a coach in 2005.
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