Zezé Moreira

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Alfredo Moreira Júnior, usually known as Zezé Moreira (October 16, 1917 in Miracema - April 10, 1998 in Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian footballer and football manager that coached Brazil for some games in 1952. He was born in Miracema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a brother of Aymoré Moreira and Ayrton Moreira, both of them successful coaches in the Brazilian football. In 1976, as Cruzeiro's manager, he won the Copa Libertadores.

Career as a player[edit]

As a footballer, he played for Sport Club Brasil, Palestra Itália (nowadays Palmeiras), Flamengo and Botafogo.

Career as a manager[edit]

Zezé Moreira managed several clubs, like Botafogo, Fluminense, Cruzeiro, Sport Recife and Nacional of Uruguay. He was also the Brazilian national team manager in 1952, 1954 and 1955.


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