Índio (footballer, born 1931)

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Índio
Personal information
Full name Aluísio Francisco da Luz
Date of birth (1931-03-01) March 1, 1931 (age 88)
Place of birth Cabedelo, Brazil
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1947–1949 Bangu
1949–1950 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1957 Flamengo[1] 107 (88)
1957–1959 Corinthians[2] 51 (32)
1959–1963 Espanyol[3] 69 (27)
1963–1965 Lusitano Évora[4] 16 (4)
1964–1965Sanjoanense (loan)[5][6]
1965 America FC 2 (1)
National team
1954–1957 Brazil 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Aluísio Francisco da Luz, simply known as Índio (born March 1, 1931) is a former Brazilian football player. He was born in Cabedelo, Paraíba.

A striker, Índio won the Rio State Championship title with Flamengo in 1953, 1954 and 1955.[7] He also played for the Brazil national football team at the 1954 FIFA World Cup finals.[8] Índio is the last surviving member of Brazil's 1954 World Cup squad.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Fla-Estatística ‹See Tfd›(in Portuguese)
  2. ^ Unzelte, Celso (2005). Almanaque do Timão (in Portuguese). Ed. Abril.
  3. ^ [2] National Football Teams
  4. ^ [3] Fora de Jogo ‹See Tfd›(in Portuguese)
  5. ^ "Jornal dos Sports". Biblioteca Nacional Digital (in Portuguese).
  6. ^ [4] FutPt ‹See Tfd›(in Portuguese)
  7. ^ "Especial - 2006 - Copa" (in Portuguese). Folha Online. 2005-12-09.
  8. ^ ÍndioFIFA competition record

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