Alfredo Brilhante da Costa

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Brilhante
Personal information
Full name Alfredo Brilhante da Costa
Date of birth (1904-11-05)5 November 1904
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death 8 June 1980(1980-06-08) (aged 75)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1922 America-RJ ? (?)
1923 Bangu 14 (0)
1924–1933 Vasco da Gama ? (?)
1933 Flamengo 0 (0)
1934–1935 Bangu 18 (1)
National team
1930 Brazil 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alfredo "Brilhante" da Costa, best known as Brilhante (November 5, 1904 – June 8, 1980) was a Brazilian football central defender. He was born in Rio de Janeiro.

During his career (1924–1933), he played in Bangu and in Vasco da Gama. He won the Rio de Janeiro State Championship in 1924 and 1929. For the Brazil national team, he participated at the 1930 FIFA World Cup, playing one match, against Yugoslavia. He died at 75 years old.

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Vasco da Gama: 1924, 1929

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