Hércules Brito Ruas

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Brito
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Personal information
Full name Hércules de Brito Ruas
Date of birth (1939-08-09) 9 August 1939 (age 75)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Centre back (Retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1959 Vasco da Gama
1960 Internacional
1960–1969 Vasco da Gama
1969–1970 Flamengo
1970 Cruzeiro
1971–1974 Botafogo
1974 Corinthians
1974 Atlético Paranaense
1975 Castors de Montréal
1975 Deportivo Galicia
1975–1978 Democrata
1979 Ríver
National team
1964–1972 Brazil 45 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 June 2006.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2006

Brito, real name Hércules de Brito Ruas, (born 9 August 1939 in Rio de Janeiro) is a former Brazilian footballer. He played as a central defender for several clubs, and for the Brazilian national team.

Clubs[edit]

Honours[edit]

He won Placar's Bola de Prata (Silver Ball) award in 1970,[1]

National team[edit]

Brito has 45 caps with the Brazilian national team between 1964 and 1972.

He won the Football World Cup 1970 with the Brazilian national team. He also played the Football World Cup 1966 (one game against Portugal).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Os Onze Melhores Jogadores" (in Portuguese). Placar. 13 November 1970. p. 16. 
  2. ^ "Todos os brasileiros" (in Portuguese). Folha. 9 December 2005. 

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