Márcio Roberto dos Santos

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Márcio Santos
Personal information
Full name Márcio Roberto dos Santos
Date of birth (1969-09-15) September 15, 1969 (age 46)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 Novorizontino 53 (3)
1990–1991 Internacional 23 (2)
1992 Botafogo 22 (0)
1992–1994 Bordeaux 56 (4)
1994–1995 Fiorentina 32 (2)
1995–1997 Ajax 25 (1)
1997 Atlético Mineiro ? (?)
1997–1999 São Paulo 37 (1)
2000 Santos ? (?)
2001 Gama ? (?)
2001 Shandong Luneng 10 (0)
2002 Etti Jundiaí ? (?)
2003 Bolívar 2 (0)
2003 Joinville ? (?)
2004–2006 Portuguesa Santista ? (?)
Total ? (?)
National team
1990–1997 Brazil 43 (5)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Márcio Roberto dos Santos, best known as Márcio Santos (born September 15, 1969) is a former association footballer, who played as a defender.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Dos Santos was born in São Paulo,[1] and played for several clubs throughout his career, such as Internacional, Fiorentina, Ajax and São Paulo FC as a centre-back.[1] He won the 1991 Campeonato Gaúcho with Internacional, the 1995–96 Eredivisie with Ajax, and both the 1998 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A and Paulista Championship with São Paulo.[2]

International[edit]

At international level, he was a member of the Brazilian national football team that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup, in which he scored one goal[3] in the group stages, against Cameroon.[4] He did however miss his penalty in the shootout in the final against Italy, but Brazil went on to win regardless.[5] He was named to the team of the tournament for his performances. He played 43 games for the Brazilian national team between 1990 and 1997, scoring five goals.[6] He also took part at two Copa América tournaments, reaching the final in 1991, and winning the tournament in 1997.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Internacional[2]
Ajax[7]
São Paulo[2]

International[edit]

Brazil[8][7]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 296. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  2. ^ a b c "Márcio Santos". Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Top goals". FIFA. Retrieved June 4, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Brazil – Cameroon". FIFA. Retrieved June 4, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Brazil – Italy". FIFA. Retrieved June 4, 2009. 
  6. ^ Napoleão, Antônio Carlos; Assaf, Roberto (2006). Seleção Brasileira 1914–2006. São Paulo: Mauad X. p. 275. ISBN 85-7478-186-X. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Márcio Santos" (in Portuguese). O Gol. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "Marcio Santos" (in French). L'Équipe. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  9. ^ Josef Bobrowsky (18 April 2007). "Copa America 1991 (Chile, July 6-21) - Full Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  10. ^ Josef Bobrowsky (30 July 1999). "Umbro Cup 1995". RSSSF. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  11. ^ Marcelo Leme de Arruda; André do Nascimento Pereira (13 September 2015). "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 1996-1997". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  12. ^ "WORLD CUP '94; Romario and Baggio Among First All-Star Cast". The New York Times. 16 July 1994. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  13. ^ FIFA XI´s Matches - Full Info