Alfredo dos Santos

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Alfredo II
Personal information
Full name Alfredo dos Santos
Date of birth (1920-01-01)January 1, 1920
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death October 23, 1997(1997-10-23) (aged 77)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1948 Vasco da Gama
1949 Flamengo
1949–1956 Vasco da Gama
National team
1945–1950 Brazil 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alfredo dos Santos,1 best known as Alfredo II (January 1, 1920 – October 23, 1997) was a Brazilian footballer in midfielder role. He was born in Rio de Janeiro.[1][2]

During his career (1937–1956), he played for Vasco da Gama, except one year with Flamengo (1949).[1] As another Alfredo played in Vasco, he earned the nickname "Alfredo Segundo" ("Alfredo the Second", transcribed as Alfredo II).[2] He won five Carioca Tournaments (1945, 1947, 1949, 1950 and 1952)[3] and the South American Club Championship in 1948.[4] For the Brazilian team he played at the 1950 FIFA World Cup, starting one match against Switzerland (2–2) on June 28, 1950 when he scored a goal in the third minute.[5]


^1 Some sources list him as "Alfredo Ramos dos Santos", confusing him with Alfredo Ramos, who played in the 1954 FIFA World Cup.[2]

  1. ^ a b "Alfredo II - Meio-campo" (in Portuguese). CBF. Archived from the original on 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 
  2. ^ a b c "Fim do mistério: Alfredo II, do Expresso da Vitória e da Seleção Brasileira na Copa de 1950, faleceu em 1997" (in Portuguese). NetVasco. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 
  3. ^ "Todos os brasileiros" (in Portuguese). Folha Online. 2005-12-09. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 
  4. ^ "Alfredo II". Sambafoot. 2006-02-26. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 
  5. ^ "Brazil - Switzerland". FIFA. Archived from the original on 17 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-22.