Narciso dos Santos

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Brazil
Men's Football
Bronze 1996 Atlanta Team Competition

Narciso dos Santos, or just Narciso (born 23 December 1973 in Neópolis, Sergipe) is a former Brazilian football midfielder. He is currently manager of U-20 Team of Palmeiras.

He made his debut for the Brazilian national team between 1995 and played his last match in 1998. He appeared in one game at the 1996 Summer Olympics; versus Portugal.

In 2000, Narciso was diagnosed with leukemia, and all evidences pointed towards his retirement from football. However, he managed to recover and returned to his footballing activities soon thereafter, the only sportsman in the world to ever do so. [1]



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