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Full name Marco Antônio Lemos Tozzi
Date of birth (1973-11-07)7 November 1973
Place of birth Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Date of death 27 December 2011(2011-12-27) (aged 38)
Place of death Ipê, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989 Guarany de Cruz Alta
1990 Grêmio
1991–1994 São Paulo
1994 Cruzeiro
1995 São Paulo
1996–1998 Universidad Católica 57 (8)
1998–1999 Sampdoria
2000 Flamengo
2001 New England Revolution 22 (8)
2003 15 de Novembro
2004 Glória
2004–2005 Maracaibo
2005 Palestino 10 (0)
2005 Remo
2006 Esportivo
2008 Brusque
National team
1993 Brazil U20 6 (1)
Teams managed
2008 Itinga
2009 Nova Prata
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Marco Antônio Lemos Tozzi (7 November 1973 – 27 December 2011), commonly known as Catê, was a Brazilian footballer who played for clubs of Brazil, Chile, Italy, the United States and Venezuela.


Born in Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Catê began his football career with local side Guarany. He had a brief spell with Grêmio before finding success with São Paulo under manager Telê Santana.[1]

Catê played for Brazil at the 1993 FIFA World Youth Championship finals in Australia.[2]


Catê died in a road traffic accident in the town of Ipê, Rio Grande do Sul, when the car he was driving was involved in a collision with a truck.[3]





  • São Paulo 1992, 1993 (Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup) and 1994 (Copa Conmebol)



  1. ^ "Ex-jogador Catê morre em acidente de carro no Rio Grande do Sul" (in Portuguese). Placar. 27 December 2011. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016.
  2. ^ CatêFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Campeão mundial pelo São Paulo, Catê morre em acidente em Ipê, RS". G1 Globo (in Portuguese). 27 December 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2011.

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