Augusto da Costa
|Full name||Augusto da Costa|
|Date of birth||22 October 1920|
|Place of birth||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Date of death||1 March 2004(aged 83)|
|Place of death||Brazil|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Augusto da Costa (22 October 1920 – 1 March 2004) was a Brazilian footballer who played for the Brazil national football team. He captained the Brazil team to the 1950 FIFA World Cup final leading them to become the runners-up of the tournament after losing to Uruguay. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. He started his career in 1936, with São Cristóvão, leaving the club in 1944. In 1945 he joined Vasco, retiring in 1954. He played 20 games for the Brazilian national team and scored one goal.
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