Antônio Dias dos Santos

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Toninho
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Full name Antônio Dias dos Santos
Date of birth (1948-06-07)June 7, 1948
Place of birth Brazil
Date of death (1999-12-08) December 8, 1999 (age 19)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Fullback
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1979 Brazil 26 (3)

Antônio Dias dos Santos, best known as Toninho (born in Vera Cruz, Bahia State, Brazil, June 7, 1948 – died December 8, 1999) was an association footballer in defender role.

In career (1968–1982) played for clubs São Cristovão-BA, Galícia, Fluminense, Flamengo, Bangu and in Saudi Arabia with Al-Ahli. He won five Campeonato Carioca (1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1979) and one Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 1980.

For the Brazil national football team he played 26 international matches and scored 3 goals from April 1976 to October 1979, without scoring goals, and participated at 1978 FIFA World Cup. He died at only 51 years old.

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