João Dickson Carvalho

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Personal information
Full name João Dickson Carvalho
Date of birth 1952 (age 65–66)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Guarani FC
Barretos EC
Rio Preto EC
1975–1982 Towa Real Estate/Fujita Industry
1983–1986 Yokohama Tristar/ANA
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

João Dickson Carvalho (born 1952 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a former Brazilian football player.


Carvalho was one of several foreign players in the Japan Soccer League,[1] and during the 1977 season, he became the first foreign player to win the top scorer in the Japan Soccer League First Division. Carvalho scored a total of 77 goals in the league[2] becoming the fourth all-time top scorer in the Japan Soccer League First Division history.

Personal honors[edit]

  • Japanese Footballer of the Year - 1 (1977)
  • Japan Soccer League First Division Top Scorer - 2 (1977 (on his own), 1978 (shared with Kunishige Kamamoto))
  • Japan Soccer League First Division Best Eleven - 5 (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981)


  1. ^ "サッカーマガジン (The Soccer Magazine)" (in Japanese). Kagawa Soccer Library. 1 May 1984. 
  2. ^ "セルジオ越後とフジタ (Fujita and Sergio Echigo)" (in Japanese). Kagawa Soccer Library. Retrieved 2 November 2010.