Baltazar (footballer)

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Full name Oswaldo da Silva
Date of birth (1926-01-14)14 January 1926
Place of birth Santos, Brazil
Date of death 25 March 1997(1997-03-25) (aged 71)
Place of death São Paulo, Brazil
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1943 União Monte Alegre
1944–1945 Jabaquara
1945–1957 Corinthians 401 (267)
1957 Juventus
1957–1959 Jabaquara
1959 União Paulista
National team
1950–1954 Brazil 31 (17[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Oswaldo da Silva (14 January 1926 – 25 March 1997), commonly known as Baltazar, was a Brazilian footballer. Nicknamed Cabecinha de Ouro (Golden Head) by fans, he played as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Baltazar played for União Monte Alegre, Jabaquara, Corinthians, Juventus and União Paulista.

International career[edit]

He also represented Brazilian team who participated in the 1950 World Cup and 1954 World Cup, he played 4 matches, scoring 3 goals.

He died in São Paulo aged 71.


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