Washington César Santos

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Washington César Santos (born in Valença, Bahia State, January 3, 1960 - died in Curitiba, May 25, 2014) was a Brazilian footballer who played as a striker.

In career (1980–1996) he played for a several number of clubs: Galícia (1980 and 1995), Corinthians, Operário and Internacional (1981) Atlético Paranaense (1982–1983 and 1992), Fluminense (1983–1989, eight best top goalscorer in club history with 118 goals in 311 matches), Guarani (1989–1990), Botafogo (1990–1991) União São João (1991–1992) Desportiva-ES (1992) Santa Cruz (1993–1994) Figueiras (1994), Fortaleza (1996) and Foz de Iguaçu (1996).[1]

He won one Rio Grande do Sul State Tournament (1981), one Paraná State Tournament (1982), four Campeonato Carioca (1983, 1984, 1985, 1990), and one Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (1984),

With the Brazil national football team he got 5 international caps and won the 1987 Pan American Games.

On 25 May 2014 Washington died due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Futpedia: Washington (Washington César dos Santos)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Retrieved April 12, 2010. 

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