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Full name José Mendonça dos Santos
Date of birth (1928-03-19) March 19, 1928 (age 89)
Place of birth Mossoró (RN) - Brazil
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946 Potiguar
1947-1949 ABC
1950 América do Recife
1950-1959 Flamengo
1960 Botafogo
1960-1962 Campo Grande
National team
1954-1956 Brazil
Teams managed
1970-1972 Sergipe
1973 Desportiva Ferroviária
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

José Mendonça dos Santos, simply known as Dequinha (born March 19, 1928 in Mossoró, RN), was a Brazilian footballer.

The midfielder started his career in played yet for Potiguar de Mossoró, ABC (where he won the 1947 Rio Grande do Norte State Championship), and América-PE until 1950 when he signed with Flamengo. Dequinha was a key player during Flamengo's 1953-54-55 Rio State Championships campaigns.

He played the 1954 FIFA World Cup for Brazil and remained in the national team for another two years.

In 1960, he transferred to Campo Grande-RJ where he retired two years later.

Dequinha died on September 29, 1997 in Aracaju(Sergipe)






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