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Full name Alcindo Martha de Freitas
Date of birth (1945-03-31)31 March 1945
Place of birth Sapucaia do Sul, Brazil
Date of death 27 August 2016(2016-08-27) (aged 71)
Place of death Porto Alegre, Brazil
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963 Rio Grande
1964–1971 Grêmio
1971–1973 Santos 22 (5)
1973 Jalisco
1974–1976 América 38 (21)
1978 Francana
National team
1966–1967 Brazil 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alcindo Martha de Freitas (31 March 1945 – 27 August 2016), known simply as Alcindo, was a Brazilian footballer who played as a midfielder.


During his club career he played for Rio Grande (1963), Grêmio (1964–1971), Santos (1971–1973), Club Jalisco (1973) and Club América (1974–76) of Mexico, and Francana (1978). Alcindo is Grêmio's all-time leading scorer with 636 career goals for the club.[1]

He was part of the Brazilian team for the 1966 FIFA World Cup. In total he earned 7 caps and scored 1 goal for Brazil. His brother Alfeu played for San Lorenzo de Almagro, in Argentina. He died from complications of diabetes on 27 August 2016.[2]


  1. ^ "Há 30 anos, Alcindo encerrava carreira" [30 years since Alcindo's career ended] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 18 March 2008.
  2. ^ "Maior artilheiro do Grêmio, Alcindo Bugre morre em Porto Alegre" (in Portuguese). ESPN. 27 August 2016.

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