Everaldo

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For the Brazilian graphic designer, see Everaldo Coelho.

Everaldo Marques da Silva, nicknamed Everaldo, (September 11, 1944 in Porto Alegre – October 28, 1974 in Santa Cruz do Sul) was a football (soccer) player from Brazil. He was defender with Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense and with the Brazilian national team. He won the Football World Cup 1970. The golden star in Gremio's flag was added in 1970 in his homage. He died as a result of a car crash in Santa Cruz do Sul. He is regarded as one of the finest left-backs of all time.

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He received the Brazilian Silver Ball in 1970.

National team[edit]

He had 24 caps with the Brazilian national team between 1967 and 1972.[1] The first one was obtained in June, 1967.

Everaldo won the Football World Cup 1970. He was defeated only once in October, 1968.

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