Toninho Cecílio

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Toninho Cecílio
Personal information
Full name Antônio Jorge Cecílio Sobrinho
Date of birth (1967-05-27) May 27, 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth Avaré, Brazil
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Club information
Current team
XV de Piracicaba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1992 Palmeiras 267 (12)
1993 Botafogo
1993 Cruzeiro
1994–1995 Cerezo Osaka
1996 Coritiba
1997 São José
1997 União São João
1998 Portuguesa Santista
1999–2000 Paulista
2001 Santo André
National team
1990 Brazil 5 (?)
Teams managed
2007 Guaratinguetá
2010 Grêmio Prudente
2010 Vitória
2010–2011 São Caetano
2011 Americana
2011 Avaí
2012–2013 Paraná
2013 Guaratinguetá
2014 Comercial
2014 Criciúma
2015– XV de Piracicaba
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Antônio Jorge Cecílio Sobrinho known as Toninho Cecílio (born May 27, 1967 in Avaré), is a Brazilian football manager and former defender.

Toninho Cecílio is one of the best known former players and current head-coaches/managers in Brazil, having played for the Brazilian National Team in 1990 and captaining Palmeiras for many years. Toninho Cecilio was head of the Brazilian players union and played and won awards and titles in the Japanese A-League. Between 2007 and 2010 Toninho Cecilio returned to Palmeiras as the general manager.

He is the current head coach of the top flight 1st divsion (Serie A1) Campeonato Paulista club XV de Piracicaba.

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
1994 Cerezo Osaka Football League 25 7 5 1 1 0 31 8
1995 J. League 1 34 2 0 0 - 34 2
Country Japan 59 9 5 1 1 0 65 10
Total 59 9 5 1 1 0 65 10

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