Milton Cruz with São Paulo in 2010
|Full name||Milton da Cruz|
|Date of birth||1 August 1957|
|Place of birth||Cubatão, Brazil|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1993||Oklahoma City Slickers||16||(14)|
|1996–2002||São Paulo (assistant)|
|2003–2016||São Paulo (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
His career is widely related to São Paulo, club he represented as a player and served as an interim manager on a number of occasions before leaving in 2016.
Known as Milton in his playing days, he joined São Paulo's youth setup in 1975, being promoted to the first team in 1977. He subsequently represented Estudiantes Tecos, Nacional Montevideo, Internacional, Sport Recife, Catuense, Náutico, Yomiuri FC, Nissan Motors FC, Botafogo and Kashima Antlers.
In 1997 Milton Cruz returned to his first club São Paulo, as an assistant manager. In 1999, after Paulo César Carpegiani's dismissal, he was named interim.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J. League Cup||Total|
|1987–88||Yomiuri||JSL Division 1||8||4||0||0||0||0||8||4|
|1990–91||Kashima Antlers||JSL Division 2||24||22||-||2||1||26||23|
- "Milton Cruz: atacante reserva, técnico interino" [Milton Cruz: reserve forward, interim manager] (in Portuguese). Úlitma Divisão. 16 April 2015. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "OSU Hires a Second Sutton". NewsOK. 22 May 1993. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Mílton Cruz Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 28 October 2009.
- Milton Cruz – Liga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (in Spanish)
- Ogol player profile (in Portuguese)
- Ogol coach profile (in Portuguese)
- Soccerway profile
- Milton Cruz at J.League (in Japanese)
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