Palhinha (Jorge Ferreira da Silva)

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Palhinha
Jorge Ferreira da Silva (Palhinha) 01.jpg
Personal information
Full name Jorge Ferreira da Silva
Date of birth (1967-12-14) December 14, 1967 (age 46)
Place of birth Carangola, Brazil
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988-1991 América ? (?)
1992-1995 São Paulo 56 (14)
1996-1997 Cruzeiro 26 (10)
1997 Mallorca 9 (0)
1998 Flamengo ? (?)
1998-1999 Grêmio 7 (1)
1999 Botafogo 11 (2)
2000 América ? (?)
2000 Sporting Cristal ? (?)
2000 Gama 9 (2)
2001 Alianza Lima ? (?)
2002 Marília ? (?)
2002 América ? (?)
2003 Khaimah Sports - UAE ? (?)
2003 Uberaba ? (?)
2004 Bandeirante ? (?)
2004 Ipatinga ? (?)
2005 Chapecoense ? (?)
2005 Farroupilha ? (?)
2006 Guarulhos ? (?)
National team
1992-1993 Brazil[1] 16 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jorge Ferreira da Silva, commonly known as Palhinha, born in Carangola on December 14, 1967, is a retired Brazilian football player.

Clubs career[edit]

Palhinha played for São Paulo in the golden years of 1992 and 1993 alongside star players like Raí, to win the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in Japan twice. In 1992, he was the top scorer of the Copa Libertadores, with 7 goals.

He also captured the Campeonato Paulista in 1992, against the Palmeiras, and later became the double champions of the Recopa Sudamericana in 1993 and 1994, against Cruzeiro and Botafogo, respectively. Moreover, he helped São Paulo beat Flamengo to triumph in the Supercopa Sudamericana 1993.

In 2001 he helped Alianza Lima, win the Apertura Championchip in its centennial year. This feat was obtained under Brazilian manager Paulo Autuori.

With Cruzeiro, he again won the Copa Libertadores in 1997.

International career[edit]

During his golden era at São Paulo, Palhinha was selected by the Brazil national football team. He played for his country for 16 times, but was not managed to be selected again since 1993.

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