Nílton de Sordi
De Sordi in 2008
|Full name||Nílton de Sordi|
|Date of birth||14 February 1931|
|Place of birth||Piracicaba, Brazil|
|Date of death||24 August 2013(aged 82)|
|Place of death||Bandeirantes, Brazil|
|1949–1952||XV de Piracicaba||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
De Sordi earned 22 caps for the Brazil national football team. He was part of the 1958 FIFA World Cup winning squad, and played in all matches except the final. During his club career he played for XV de Piracicaba-SP and São Paulo.
De Sordi died of multiple organ failure on 24 August 2013.
- Agência Brasil. "De Sordi, campeão mundial de 58, morre aos 82 anos | Agência Brasil". Agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
- "FIFA Player Statistics: DE SORDI". FIFA.com. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
- Nilton De Sordi, 1958 World Cup champion, passes away in the city of Bandeirantes
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