Almir Pernambuquinho

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Almir Pernambuquinho
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Personal information
Date of birth 28 October 1937
Place of birth Recife, Brazil
Date of death 6 February 1973
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Almir Moraes de Albuquerque (Almir Pernambuquinho) (28 October 1937 – 6 February 1973) is a former Brazilian international footballer who played for clubs of Brazil, Argentina and Italy. Almir Pernambuquinho is, by many considered, the inventor of the fute-vôlei. He played for the Brazil national football team in the Copa América Argentina 1959. He was killed in a bar in 1973.[1]


Titles by club[edit]


Vasco da Gama[edit]

Boca Juniors[edit]

Titles by Brazil national football team[edit]



  1. ^ "Trinta anos sem Almir Pernambuquinho" (in Portuguese). O Estado de S. Paulo. 6 February 2003. Retrieved 20 February 2012.

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