Edson Cholbi Nascimento

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For the earlier Brazilian footballer known as Edinho, see Edino Nazareth Filho.
This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Cholbi and the second or paternal family name is Nascimento.
Edinho
Born Edson Cholbi Nascimento
(1970-08-27) August 27, 1970 (age 46)
Santos, Brazil
Occupation Footballer
Parent(s) Pelé, Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi
Association football career
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Santos 24 (2)
1991–1992 Portuguesa Santista 64 (0)
1992–1993 São Caetano 54 (0)
1994–1998 Santos 123 (5)
1998–1999 Ponte Preta (0)
Total 200 (7)
Teams managed
2007–2015 Santos (assistant)
2015 Mogi Mirim
2016 Água Santa[1]
2017 Tricordiano
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edson Cholbi Nascimento, usually known simply as Edinho (born August 27, 1970 in Santos, São Paulo state), is a former Brazilian football goalkeeper. He is the son of football legend Pelé with his first wife Rosemeri Cholbi Nascimento, who is of Brazilian-Argentinian background. Pelé's second son and Edson's brother Joshua is also a footballer, playing under Edson at Santos.

Career[edit]

Edinho played for four clubs, Santos, Portuguesa Santista, São Caetano and Ponte Preta before retiring from professional football in 1999, at the age of 29.

His greatest achievement was playing in the Santos side that finished runner-up in the Série A in 1995.

Edinho was hired as Santos' goalkeeping coach on February 9, 2007.[2] As of 2010 he is the team's assistant coach.

References[edit]

  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 1 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.
  1. ^ "Água Santa apresenta treinador Edinho". Frédéric Fausser - Gazeta Esportiva. 2016-05-27. Retrieved 2016-05-30. 
  2. ^ (Portuguese) Último Segundo - Edinho está de volta à Vila Belmiro