Cristóvão Borges

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Cristóvão Borges
Personal information
Full name Cristóvão Borges dos Santos
Date of birth (1959-06-09) 9 June 1959 (age 56)
Place of birth Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1978 Bahia
1979–1983 Fluminense
1983–1984 Operário
1983 Atlético Paranaense
1984 Santa Cruz
1985 Atlético Paranaense
1986–1987 Corinthians
1987–1989 Grêmio
1989–1990 Guarani
1990–1993 Portuguesa
1993 Atlético Mineiro
National team
1989 Brazil 7 (3)
Teams managed
2011–2012 Vasco da Gama
2013 Bahia
2014–2015 Fluminense
2015 Flamengo
2015– Atlético Paranaense

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Cristóvão Borges dos Santos, or simply Cristóvão (born 9 June 1959 in Salvador, Bahia) is a former Brazilian football player at the position of Midfielder. Nowadays, he is an assistant manager of Ricardo Gomes in Vasco da Gama.[1]

Cristóvão played for Fluminense, Atlético-PR, Corinthians, Grêmio among other clubs, Cristóvão began his career in Bahia. He won titles with Fluminense shirt, Atlético-PR and Grêmio, and is currently assistant coach, a position he began his practice four years after retiring, his first experience was in Bangu in 1998. Cristóvão also played the 1989 Copa América.

In 2011, when Gomes went to Vasco da Gama, Cristóvão was to be his assistant. However, Ricardo Gomes suffered a stroke and far from the activities. Since then, Cristóvão took over as coach and gave the following good work by Gomes, he guided Vasco to the Copa Sudamericana semifinals and the 2nd place on 2011 Brazilian League.[2]

On 10 September 2012, Borges left Vasco after a lost for 4–0 against Bahia.[3]

Head playing honors[edit]

Atlético Paranaense


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