Nilo Murtinho Braga

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Nilo
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Personal information
Full name Nilo Murtinho Braga
Date of birth (1903-04-03)3 April 1903
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death 7 February 1975(1975-02-07) (aged 71)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1918–1920 América-RN ? (?)
1921–1924 Fluminense 60 (42)
1927–1937 Botafogo 201 (184)
National team
1923–1930 Brazil 19 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nilo Murtinho Braga, best known as Nilo (April 3, 1903 – February 7, 1975)[1] was an association footballer in forward striker role. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

During his career (1918–1937) he played for América-RN, Fluminense and Botafogo. He won six Rio de Janeiro State Tournament, four consecutives (1924, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935) and for three time winning top goalscorer in 1924, 1927 and 1933. For Brazilian team he was participated at 1930 FIFA World Cup, played one match with Yugoslavia.[2]

He died at 71 years old.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Fluminense: 1924
Botafogo: 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935
América de Natal: 1919

National[edit]

Brazil: 1931

Individual[edit]

1924, 1927, 1933

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBF profile
  2. ^ Nilo Murtinho BragaFIFA competition record