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Full name Everaldo Marques da Silva
Date of birth (1944-09-11)11 September 1944
Place of birth Porto Alegre, Brazil
Date of death 28 October 1974(1974-10-28) (aged 30)
Place of death Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1965 Juventude ? (?)
1966–1974 Grêmio 85 (0)
National team
1967–1972 Brazil 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Everaldo Marques da Silva, nicknamed Everaldo, (September 11, 1944 in Porto Alegre – October 28, 1974 in Santa Cruz do Sul) was a football (soccer) player from Brazil. He was defender with Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense and with the Brazilian national team. He won the Football World Cup 1970. The golden star in Gremio's flag was added in 1970 in his homage. He died as a result of a car crash in Santa Cruz do Sul. He is regarded as one of the finest left-backs of all time.


National team[edit]

He had 24 caps with the Brazilian national team between 1967 and 1972.[1] The first one was obtained in June, 1967.

Everaldo won the Football World Cup 1970. He was defeated only once in October, 1968.






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World Cup-winners status
Preceded by
Werner Kohlmeyer
Latest Born Player to Die
October 28, 1974 – September 3, 1989
Succeeded by
Gaetano Scirea