Arlindo Maracanã

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Arlindo Maracanã
Personal information
Full name Luis Arlindo de Jesus dos Santos
Date of birth (1978-10-02) October 2, 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth São Luís, Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Sampaio Corrêa (assistant)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Sampaio Corrêa
2001 Fluminense
2001–2002 Ceará
2002 Vasco da Gama
2002 Caxias
2003 Bahia
2004–2007 Ceará
2008 Sertãozinho
2008 Ceará
2008–2009 Avaí
2009–2011 Ceará
2010 Brasiliense (loan)
2011 Ferroviário (loan)
2011–2016 Sampaio Corrêa
Teams managed
2015– Sampaio Corrêa (interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 11, 2015.

Luis Arlindo de Jesus dos Santos, better known as Arlindo Maracanã or Maracanã (St. Louis, October 2, 1978) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as right back.


He is a right side defender that has passed through countless clubs with major Ceará, which has always been seen as an idol. He was also highlighted in Sampaio Corrêa, in which was revealed to the team of Ceará. He is well known in the northeast to have a very powerful kick, thus making many free-kicks over long distances, he won over the Alvinegra crowd. He is the only player in the history of Ceará who served in positions 11, acted as a few minutes as a goalkeeper with the expulsion of Adilson. In 2008, at the request of Silas, he moved to Avai which was part of the cast, making several important goals in the campaign team in winning access to the Brazilian Championship Serie A Serie B in 2008.

In the second round of the Santa Catarina Football Championship in 2009 after family problems, and Arlindo Avai reached an agreement and the player was released. In March 2009, he returned to the club that made him famous, Ceará . In 2010, he was loaned to Brasiliense, but returned to Ceará in the same year. For the 2011 season, he was loaned to Railroad. In September 2011, terminated the contract with Ceará and signed with Sampaio Corrêa, later to compete in the Championship Series D.


Sampaio Corrêa



  1. ^ CBF Registry Archived February 6, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (in Portuguese)

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