Nilo Murtinho Braga

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Nilo Murtinho Braga, best known as Nilo (April 3, 1903 – February 7, 1975)[1] was an association footballer in forward striker role. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

During his career (1918–1937) he played for América-RN, Botafogo and Fluminense. He won six Rio de Janeiro State Tournament, four consecutives (1924, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935) and for three time winning top goalscorer in 1924, 1927 and 1933. For Brazilian team he was participated at 1930 FIFA World Cup, played one match with Yugoslavia.[2]

He died at 71 years old.


  1. ^ CBF profile
  2. ^ Nilo Murtinho BragaFIFA competition record