José Rodrigues Neto

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José Rodrigues Neto
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Full name José Rodrigues Neto
Date of birth (1949-12-06) December 6, 1949 (age 67)
Place of birth Brazil
National team

José Rodrigues Neto (born in Central de Minas, Minas Gerais, 6 December 1949) is a former Brazilian football fullback.

During his career (1965–1984) he played for the following Brazilian clubs: Vitória, Flamengo, Fluminense, Botafogo, Internacional, São Cristóvão. He also played in Argentina with Ferro Carril Oeste and Boca Juniors, and closed his career in Hong Kong with South China and Eastern club teams.

He won four Rio de Janeiro State League (1967, 1972, 1974, 1976), two Rio Grande do Sul State League (1981, 1982) and one Guanabara Cup (1970).

For the Brazil national football team he got 11 international caps from July 1972 to June 1978, he did not score any goals, and played four matches in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. Rodrigues Neto was widely desirable due to his ability to utilize both legs. He was able to overcome his adversaries by kicking with both right or left legs

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