Mengálvio Pedro Figueiró

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Mengálvio Pedro Figueiró (born 17 December 1939 in Laguna, Santa Catarina), nicknamed Mengálvio, is a former Brazilian footballer who played as a midfielder.[1]

He earned 13 caps and scored 1 goal for the Brazil national football team.[1] He was part of the 1962 FIFA World Cup winning squad,[2] but he did not play any matches during the tournament.[3]

During his club career he played for Aimoré-RS (1957–59), Santos (1960–67; 1969), Grêmio (1968) and Millonarios of Colombia (1969).[1]

Whilst at Santos he won the 1962 Copa Libertadores, playing in all three matches of the final against Penarol.[4] In all he played 371 games for Santos, scoring 28 times.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sambafoot profile
  2. ^ Brazil 1962 World Cup squad at FIFA
  3. ^ Mengalvio FIFA Stats
  4. ^ Conmebol (28 November 2002). "Copa Libertadores de América 1962 – Details". Match results and line-ups. RSSSF. Retrieved 19 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Santos stats at santosfc.com