Jair da Costa

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Personal information
Full name Jair da Costa
Date of birth (1940-07-09) 9 July 1940 (age 75)
Place of birth Santo André, Brazil
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Right Wing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960?–1962? Portuguesa
1962–1967 Internazionale 119 (39)
1967–1968 Roma 23 (2)
1968–1972 Internazionale 80 (14)
1972–1974 Santos 19 (3)
1975 Windsor Star
National team
1962 Brazil 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Jair da Costa (born 9 July 1940 in Santo André, São Paulo[1]) is a former Brazilian footballer who notably played for Internazionale,[1] and was part of their European Cup victories in 1964[2] and 1965.[3]

He also won the 1962 FIFA World Cup with the Brazil national football team.

He started his club career with Portuguesa as a youth, making his senior debut against XV Novembro de Jaú. Whilst with Portugesa he helped them to the runners-up spot in the 1960 Campeonato Paulista.[4]

He moved to Internazionale in November 1962, and went on to play a total of 260 senior games for the club in two spells (1962–1967 and 1968–1972).[5]

He played a season with A.S. Roma in 1967/68 and later played for Santos FC and Windsor Star in Canada.[1]



  1. ^ a b c Jair da Costa at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ 1963–64 European Cup at RSSSF
  3. ^ 1964–65 European Cup at RSSSF
  4. ^ "Jair da Costa" (in Portuguese). Sitedalusa.com. 7 October 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Da Costa Jair". Playing stats by season. inter.it archive. Retrieved 20 April 2011.