Wagner Pereira Cardozo

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See Amaral for other Brazilian football players named him.

Amaral
Personal information
Full name Wagner Pereira Cardozo
Date of birth (1966-10-16) October 16, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Tokyo 23 FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987 Comercial
1988 Capivariano
1989-1991 Ituano
1992 Palmeiras
1992-2003 Tokyo Gas / F.C. Tokyo 292 (165)
2004 Shonan Bellmare 19 (2)
2005-2007 FC Horikoshi / Arte Takasaki 28 (16)
2009 F.C. Kariya
Teams managed
2006 Arte Takasaki
2010 F.C. Kariya
2011 Tokyo 23 FC
Gyosei International School (U-18)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Wagner Pereira Cardozo, best known as Amaral (born 16 October 1966 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a former Brazilian football striker who currently coaches Japanese international high-school football club in the Gyosei International School, as U-18 team.

Amaral's nickname is "King of Tokyo" and he is considered one of the greatest players in the history of FC Tokyo, which includes its amateur period, called as Tokyo Gas FC.[1] Amaral attended 332 games in FC Tokyo/Tokyo Gas FC. In 2008, the biographical film was made which was "KING OF TOKYO O FILME".[2] Supporters of Tokyo show a big flag of his face on a corner of its home stadium, still now.

Club career 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
1992 Tokyo Gas Football League 16 7 - - 16 7
1993 17 8 - - 17 8
1994 30 20 3 1 - 33 21
1995 28 16 1 0 - 29 16
1996 25 17 3 5 - 28 22
1997 25 18 0 0 - 25 18
1998 24 15 3 2 - 27 17
1999 Tokyo J. League 2 26 15 3 2 8 2 37 19
2000 J. League 1 22 13 1 0 2 0 25 13
2001 25 17 0 0 2 0 27 17
2002 29 15 0 0 6 1 35 16
2003 25 4 2 0 6 3 33 7
2004 Shonan Bellmare J. League 2 19 2 2 0 - 21 2
2005 Horikoshi Football League 24 15 2 3 - 26 18
2006 Arte Takasaki Football League 4 1 0 0 - 4 1
2007 0 0 - - 0 0
2009 Kariya Football League 9 0 1 0 - 10 0
Country Japan 348 183 21 13 24 6 393 202
Total 348 183 21 13 24 6 393 202

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