Denílson Custódio Machado

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Full name Denílson Custódio Machado
Date of birth (1943-03-28) 28 March 1943 (age 74)
Place of birth Campos dos GoytacazesRJ, Brazil
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1963 Madureira
1964–1973 Fluminense
1973–1974 Rio Negro
1975 Vitória
National team
1966–1968 Brazil 9 (1)
Teams managed
1978–1977 Vitória
1986 Goytacaz
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Denílson Custódio Machado (born 28 March 1943 in Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro State), best known as Denílson, is a former Brazilian footballer who played as a midfielder.[1]

He played entire career (1962–1974) at Fluminense, and won four Rio de Janeiro State Championship (1964, 1969, 1971, 1973), and three Guanabara Rio Cup (1966, 1969, 1971).[citation needed]

At international level, he made 9 appearances for the Brazil national football team, scoring 1 goal,[1] and participated at the 1966 FIFA World Cup, making two appearances against Bulgaria and Portugal.[2]

He is known as the 'king of step-overs'.[citation needed]




  1. ^ a b Denílson Custódio Machado at
  2. ^ Denílson Custódio MachadoFIFA competition record