|Full name||Flávio Rodrigues Costa|
|Date of birth||September 14, 1906|
|Place of birth||Carangola–MG, Brazil|
|Date of death||November 22, 1999(aged 93)|
|Place of death||Rio de Janeiro–RJ, Brazil|
|1937||Portuguesa da Ilha|
|1947–1950||Vasco da Gama|
|1953–1956||Vasco da Gama|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He was the 1950 FIFA World Cup Brazilian coach. As a consequence of his World Cup failure, he lost his prestige among the Brazilian press and supporters of the national team. However, he was again manager of the Brazilian team in 1955 and in 1956.
He died in Rio de Janeiro in November 1999.
From 1926 until 1936 Flávio Costa played 145 matches, mostly as midfielder, in the black and red jerseys of Flamengo and scored 15 goals in the process. From September 1934 forward he was player-manager.
Climax of his playing career was the winning of the state championship of Rio de Janeiro in 1927.
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|1965||1966||FC Porto (Portugal)|
|21/01/1962||22/07/1965||CR Flamengo (RJ)||1963 - Campeonato Carioca|
|1960||1961||São Paulo FC|
|1956||1957||FC Porto (Portugal)|
|1/04/1956||8/08/1956||Brazil (National Team)|
|13/11/1955||13/11/1955||Brazil (National Team)|
|1953||1956||CR Vasco da Gama (RJ)|
|17/02/1951||21/12/1952||CR Flamengo (RJ)|
|1947||1950||CR Vasco da Gama (RJ)||1947 - Campeonato Carioca
1948 - Campeonato Sul-Americano de Campeões
|14/05/1944||16/07/1950||Brazil (National Team)||1949 - Copa América|
|10/03/1946||21/12/1946||CR Flamengo (RJ)|
|8/12/1938||18/11/1945||CR Flamengo (RJ)||1939 - Campeonato Carioca
1940 - Torneio Rio - São Paulo
|16/09/1934||10/01/1937||CR Flamengo (RJ)|
|1926||1936||CR Flamengo (RJ)||1927 - Campeonato Carioca|
|Statistics Brazil (National Team)|
- (in Portuguese) Flávio Costa at Museu dos Esportes
- (in Portuguese) Flávio Costa article at Museu dos Esportes
- (in Portuguese) Flávio Costa at Sambafoot
|Awards and achievements|
|FIFA World Cup host country managers
Karl Rappan ( Austria)