José de Anchieta Fontana

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Fontana
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Personal information
Full name José de Anchieta Fontana
Date of birth (1940-12-31)December 31, 1940
Place of birth Santa Teresa, Brazil
Date of death September 9, 1980(1980-09-09) (aged 39)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959 Vitória
1960–1962 Rio Branco
1963–1969 Vasco
1969–1972 Cruzeiro
National team
1966–1970 Brazil 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

José de Anchieta Fontana (31 December 1940[1] in Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo – 9 September 1980 in Santa Teresa) was a Brazilian footballer.[2]

During his club career he played for:

  • 1958 Vitoria
  • 1959–1962 Rio Branco
  • 1962–1968 Vasco da Gama
  • 1969–1972 Cruzeiro

Fontana was a defender of the Brazil national football team when they won the 1970 FIFA World Cup.[2]

He died in his hometown Santa Teresa a few months short of his 40th birthday.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antonio Carlos Napoleão; Roberto Assaf; Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (2006). Seleção brasileira: 1914–2006. Mauad. p. 403. ISBN 978-85-7478-186-0. Retrieved 12 December 2010. Nome: José de Anchieta Fontana Nascimento: 31.12.1940, Vitória (ES)...
  2. ^ a b Witzig, Richard (2006). he Global Art of Soccer. CusiBoy Publishing. p. 197. ISBN 978-0-9776688-0-9. Retrieved 12 December 2010.

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