Luís Trochillo

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Luizinho
Personal information
Full name Luiz Trochillo
Date of birth (1930-03-07)March 7, 1930
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death January 17, 1998(1998-01-17) (aged 67)
Place of death São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Youth career
1943–1948 Corinthians
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1962; 1964–1967 Corinthians 605 (172)
1963 Juventus
National team
1955–1957 Brazil 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Luíz Trochillo, best known as Luizinho and named fans Pequeno Polegar (born in São Paulo, Brasil, March 7, 1930 – died January 17, 1998) was an association footballer who played as a striker.

He was a skilled dribbler and for some veteran Corinthians supporters the greatest player of the club history.

He played entire career (1949–1967) with Corinthians, except in season 1962–63 when play for Clube Atlético Juventus. He won three São Paulo State Championship in 1951, 1952 and 1954. He died at 67 years old.