Paulo Roberto Bacinello
Date of birth
29 September 1959
Place of birth
1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Vitória Guimarães 60
Sporting CP 94
Gil Vicente 8
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Paulo Roberto Bacinello, commonly known as Paulinho Cascavel (born 29 September 1959), is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a striker.
Unknown in his native land, he played with relative success in
Portugal, most notably for Vitória de Guimarães and Sporting. His [1 ] nickname stems from his birthplace.
Cascavel, Paraná, Cascavel started his career with local amateurs Cascavel Clube Recreativo, then successively represented Criciúma Esporte Clube, Joinville Esporte Clube and Fluminense Football Club. In 1984 he moved to Portugal, signing with league powerhouse F.C. Porto, but his spell there was quite unassuming, as he amassed virtually no official appearances.
the following season Cascavel joined Guimarães' Vitória Sport Clube, scoring 22 goals in his second year – league's best – as the Minho side overachieved for a final third place, and qualified for the UEFA Cup.
Cascavel was then signed by another league giant,
Sporting Clube de Portugal, for the 1987–88 campaign, repeating individual accolades in his first season, now with 23 goals, but the Lisbon club finished fourth. He also scored six in as many matches in the club's quarterfinal run in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. [2 ]
Cascavel's numbers reduced significantly in the following years, and he retired in June 1991 still in Portugal, with modest
Gil Vicente FC.
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Guilherme, also nicknamed Cascavel, is also a footballer – and a striker. Already born in Portugal, he played the vast majority of his career in the country, mainly in its second division. [1 ]
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