Antônio Dias dos Santos

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Full name Antônio Dias dos Santos
Date of birth June 7, 1948(1948-06-07)
Place of birth Brazil
Date of death (1999-12-08) December 8, 1999 (age 17)
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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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