Mauro Ramos

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Mauro Ramos
Personal information
Full name Mauro Ramos de Oliveira
Date of birth (1930-08-30)30 August 1930
Place of birth Poços de Caldas, Brazil
Date of death 18 September 2002(2002-09-18) (aged 72)
Place of death Poços de Caldas, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947 Sanjoanense ? (?)
1948–1959 São Paulo ? (?)
1960–1966 Santos ? (?)
National team
1948–1965 Brazil 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mauro Ramos, full name Mauro Ramos de Oliveira, (30 August 1930 in Poços de Caldas – 18 September 2002) was a Brazilian professional association footballer. He played as a centre-back for São Paulo F.C., Santos F.C. and the Brazilian national team.

Regarded as one of the best Brazilian centre backs of all time, he was praised throughout his career for his aerial ability and tackling.[1]

He received 22 caps with the Brazilian national team. He was an unplaying member of the Brazil squad at the 1954 World Cup. He was also an unplaying member of the squad that won the 1958 World Cup. At the 1962 World Cup he finally made his World Cup debut and as team captain he lifted the World Cup Trophy after victory in the final over Czechoslovakia.


  • 1947: Sanjoanense
  • 1948–1959: São Paulo Futebol Clube
  • 1960–1966: Santos Futebol Clube
  • Deportivo Toluca FC 67 - 68






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