Manga (footballer)

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For other Brazilian footballers named Ailton, see Ailton. See also Manga.
Manga (1971).png
September 1971
Personal information
Full name Haílton Corrêa de Arruda
Date of birth (1937-04-26) April 26, 1937 (age 82)
Place of birth Brazil
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1954 Sport Recife
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1959 Sport Recife ? (0)
1959–1968 Botafogo 442 (0)
1969–1974 Nacional ? (1)
1974–1976 Internacional 52 (0)
1977–1978 Operário-MS 36 (0)
1978 Coritiba ? (0)
1979–1980 Grêmio 15 (0)
1981–1982 Barcelona de Guayaquil ? (0)
National team
1965–1967 Brazil 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Haílton Corrêa de Arruda, best known as Manga (Recife, April 26, 1937) was a Brazilian goalkeeper, famous for playing alongside Garrincha, Nílton Santos and Zagallo in the great Botafogo of the 1960s, and also for winning the Copa Libertadores and the Intercontinental Cup in 1971 with the extraordinary Nacional of Cubilla and Artime. He was the starting keeper in the Brazilian national team in the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

Manga started his career in 1955 in Sport Recife. In 1959 he moved to Botafogo, where he became a national celebrity. In 1966 he was the Brazilian goalkeeper in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. In the 1970s he also played for Sport Club Internacional (where he won two national titles), Coritiba and Grêmio. He also played in Uruguay and Ecuador, where he finished his career at the age of 44.


Sport Recife[edit]


Nacional (Uruguay)[edit]


Operário de Campo Grande[edit]



Barcelona (Ecuador)[edit]

External links[edit]

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