Ricardinho

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Ricardinho
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Personal information
Full name Ricardo Luis Pozzi Rodrigues
Date of birth (1976-05-23) May 23, 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Paraná 29 (1)
1997–1998 Bordeaux 18 (1)
1998–2002 Corinthians 81 (16)
2002–2004 São Paulo 39 (4)
2004 Middlesbrough 0 (0)
2004–2005 Santos 72 (20)
2006 Corinthians 8 (1)
2006–2008 Beşiktaş 43 (18)
2008–2009 Al Rayyan[1] 24 (9)
2009–2011 Atlético Mineiro 41 (7)
2011 Bahia 21 (0)
Total 376 (77)
National team
2000–2006 Brazil 23 (1)
Teams managed
2012 Paraná
2013 Ceará
2013 Avaí
2014 Paraná
2015– Santa Cruz[2]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 8, 2009

Ricardinho, real name Ricardo Luis Pozzi Rodrigues (born May 23, 1976 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian manager and former football player. He was usually a deep-lying playmaker. He was best known for his accurate passing and technique.

International career[edit]

Ricardinho has earned 23 caps for the Brazilian national team, the first on March 28, 2000 in a match against Colombia. He was called up by Luiz Felipe Scolari for the 2002 FIFA World Cup as a late replacement for Emerson who was injured before the tournament began. He appeared three matches as a substitute during the tournament as Brazil won the World Cup for the record fifth time.

On August 17, 2005, he scored his first international goal in a friendly match against Croatia, an equalizer in the 41st minute as Brazil drew 1–1 with Croatia.

He was selected by Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira among the 23 footballers to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He appeared in two matches as a substitute, against Japan and Ghana. In the latter, he made an assist to a late goal scored by midfielder Zé Roberto.

Coaching record[edit]

As of 12 June 2013
Team From To Record1
G W D L Win %
Paraná 18 January 2012 14 September 2012 18 9 6 3 50.00
Avaí 19 March 2013 12 June 2013 19 9 3 7 47.37
Total 37 18 9 10 48.65
  • 1.^ Includes league, cup, state championships and CONMEBOL competitions.

Honours[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Ricardinho". National Football Teams. Retrieved March 6, 2009. 
  2. ^ "President official the hiring Ricardinho to command the Santa" (in Portuguese). Globoesporte.com. 2014-12-11. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 

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