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 58)
Place of birth Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
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
1994 Rio Branco-SP
National team
1989 Brazil 7 (3)
Teams managed
2011–2012 Vasco da Gama
2013 Bahia
2014–2015 Fluminense
2015 Flamengo
2015–2016 Atlético Paranaense
2016 Corinthians
2017 Vasco da Gama
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Cristóvão Borges dos Santos, or simply Cristóvão (born 9 June 1959 in Salvador, Bahia) is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a midfielder. He is the current manager.[1]

Cristóvão played for Fluminense, Atlético Paranaense, Corinthians, Grêmio among other clubs, Cristóvão began his career in Bahia. He won titles with Fluminense, Atlético-PR and Grêmio. He begain working as an assistant coach four years after retiring, with his first experience being on Bangu in 1998. Cristóvão also played the 1989 Copa América.

In 2011, when Gomes went to Vasco da Gama, Cristóvão became his assistant. However, Gomes suffered a stroke and had to step aside from his activities. Cristóvão took over as manager and guided Vasco to the Copa Sudamericana semifinals and the 2nd place on the 2011 Brazilian League.[2]

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

Cristóvão Borges also managed other teams such as Fluminense,[4] Flamengo[5] and Atlético Paranaense.[6][7]

On 19 June 2016, he was the announced as Corinthians' new manager, after Tite left the club to manage the Brazil national team.[8]




Atlético Paranaense




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