Hércules Brito Ruas
Brito in 2008
|Full name||Hércules de Brito Ruas|
|Date of birth||9 August 1939|
|Place of birth||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Centre back|
|1955–1959||Vasco da Gama|
|1960–1969||Vasco da Gama|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Brito, real name Hércules de Brito Ruas, (born 9 August 1939 in Rio de Janeiro) is a former Brazilian footballer. He played as a central defender for several clubs, and for the Brazilian national team.
Brito has 45 caps with the Brazilian national team between 1964 and 1972.