|Full name||Henry Welfare|
|Date of birth||20 August 1888|
|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Date of death||1 September 1966(aged 78)|
|Place of death||Angra dos Reis, Brazil|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Fluminense Football Club
He arrived at Rio de Janeiro on 9 August 1913 to work as an English teacher on the Anglo-Brazilian Gym. Soon after, he started to play football for the Fluminense Football Club. He did wonders as a striker in his first training session and was quickly invited to join the squad. He played with Fluminense for 10 years, up to 1923. For his loyal service to the Club, he was elected a Member For Life of the Fluminense's deliberative council.
With Fluminense, he held the extraordinary record of almost a goal per game, scoring 163 goals in 166 games. Welfare ended his career after scoring the winning goal for Fluminense against Botafogo, in 1924.
- Fluminense FC page on Welfare (in Portuguese)