Domingos da Guia

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Domingos da Guia
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Personal information
Full name Domingos Antônio da Guia
Date of birth (1912-11-19)November 19, 1912[1]
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death May 18, 2000(2000-05-18) (aged 87)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1932 Bangu
1933 Nacional
1934 Vasco da Gama
1935–1937 Boca Juniors
1937–1943 Flamengo
1943–1947 Corinthians
1947–1948 Bangu
National team
1931–1946 Brazil 30 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Domingos Antônio da Guia (born in Rio de Janeiro, November 19, 1912 – died in Rio, May 18, 2000) was a Brazilian footballer.

He played in four matches for Brazil in the 1938 FIFA World Cup finals.[2] He is regarded as one of the best Brazilian defenders of all time.[3]





  1. ^ "Domingos da Guia". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Domingos da Guia". Competitions. FIFA. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Brazil's greatest defenders at Sky Sports
  4. ^ "Domingos da Guia". Sambafoot. Retrieved 2 April 2016. 
  5. ^ Copa América Best Players

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