César Martins de Oliveira

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Full name César Martins de Oliveira
Date of birth (1956-04-13) April 13, 1956 (age 61)
Place of birth São João da Barra, Brazil
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1979 América 71 (22)
1979–1983 Benfica 54 (19)
1983–1984 Grêmio 13 (3)
1985 Palmeiras 0 (0)
1986 São Bento
1987 Pelotas
Total 138 (44)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

César Martins de Oliveira, (born April 13, 1956),[1] simply known as César, is a former Brazilian football forward, who played in several Série A clubs. He was the top goalscorer of the Série A 1979.


Born in São João da Barra, state of Rio de Janeiro, César defended América of his native city from 1976 to 1979,[2] scoring Série A 22 goals in 71 games,[3] and finishing as the Série A 1979 top goalscorer with 12 goals, tied with Cruzeiro's Roberto César.[4] He played for Grêmio in 1983 and in 1984,[2] scoring three goals in 13 Série A games.[3] Defending Grêmio, he won the Copa Libertadores in 1983, and that season's Intercontinental Cup.[1] He scored Grêmio's winning goal against Peñarol in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final, played at Estádio Olímpico Monumental.[1] Besides América and Grêmio, César has also played for Benfica of Portugal, Palmeiras, São Bento and Pelotas.[1]






  1. ^ a b c d "César, o gremista imortal, lamenta isolamento no interior do Rio de Janeiro" (in Portuguese). Pelé.net. September 9, 2009. Retrieved April 16, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "César - todos os jogos" (in Portuguese). Futpédia. Archived from the original on April 3, 2009. Retrieved April 16, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "César" (in Portuguese). Futpédia. Archived from the original on March 30, 2009. Retrieved April 16, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Campeonato Brasileiro de 1979" (in Portuguese). Museu dos Esportes. Retrieved April 16, 2009. 

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