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|Full name||Francisco Ernani Lima da Silva|
|Date of birth||2 July 1959|
|Place of birth||Chaval, Ceara, Brazil|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Striker (retired)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In 1991 he moved from Palmeiras to join Belenenses, although he was only there for a short time, playing three Portuguese League matches. By late February he was playing for Corinthians, and he scored two goals for them in the 1991 Copa Libertadores.
As of July 2013 he was a director at Maguary, who were playing in the third division of the Campeonato Cearense.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|England||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
|1987–88||Newcastle United||First Division||26||11||2||0||2||1||-||32[A]||13[A]|
|Brazil||League||Copa do Brasil||League Cup||South America||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J. League Cup||Asia||Total|
|1992||Shimizu S-Pulse||J. League 1||-||-|
|1993||Fujita Industries||Football League||?||?|
|1994||Bellmare Hiratsuka||J. League 1||-|
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- Profile at zerozerofootball
- Caio Costa (25 July 2013). "Maguary busca renascer no futebol cearense Quatro vezes campeão cearense, o Maguary que voltar a elite até 2016, pelo menos ó que diz Miradinha, ex-jogador, atual dirigente do clube" (in Portuguese). Tribuna do Ceara. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
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