Ricardo Pinto (footballer)

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Ricardo Pinto
Personal information
Full name Ricardo Pinto
Date of birth (1965-01-23) January 23, 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Iconha, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position goalkeeper
Youth career
1982–1984 Desportiva Ferroviária
1984–1987 Fluminense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1992 Fluminense 85 (0)
1992–1993 Cerro Porteño
1993 Americano
1994 União São João
1994–1995 Corinthians 3 (0)
1995–1997 Atlético Paranaense 43 (0)
1998 Internacional-SP
1998 Iraty
1998–1999 Goiás 21 (0)
1999 Joinville
Teams managed
1999 Atlético Paranaense youth team
2005 Operário de Ponta Grossa
2005–2006 Marcílio Dias
2007 J. Malucelli
2007–2008 Força
2008 Uberaba
2008 Lemense
2008–2009 Red Bull
2010 Serrano-PR
2011 Paraná
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ricardo Pinto (born January 23, 1965)[1] is a retired professional association footballer who played as a goalkeeper for several Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs and for Primera División Paraguaya club Cerro Porteño.[2] He is the current coach of Paraná Clube.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Iconha, Espírito Santo,[1] Pinto's career started in 1982, playing for Desportiva Ferroviária's youth team.[3] After two years in the club, he moved to Fluminense's youth team, where he won the Copa São Paulo de Juniores in 1986.[3] He stayed in Fluminense's youth team until he professionalized in 1987, being promoted to the club's main team.[3]

Ricardo Pinto started his professional career in 1987,[3] joining Fluminense's first team in 1988,[3] playing 85 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches for the Rio de Janeiro team,[4] until he left the club in 1992.[2] In 1992 and in 1993, he played for Cerro Porteño, of Paraguay, where he won the 1992 Primera División Paraguaya season.[2] Ricardo Pinto then returned to Brazil, playing for Americano in 1993,[2] União São João in 1994,[2] and Corinthians in 1994 and in 1995, where he played 3 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches,[4] and won the Copa do Brasil in 1995 and the Campeonato Paulista in the same year.[2] Ricardo Pinto played 43 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches for Atlético Paranaense[4] from 1995 to 1997,[2] and won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in 1995.[3] During a 1996 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A match against his former club, Fluminense,[2] at Estádio das Laranjeiras,[3] a supporter of the Rio de Janeiro-based club struck him with a tripod.[2] After the match, Ricardo Pinto was submitted to head surgery.[3] In 1998, he briefly played for Internacional-SP and Iraty,[2] before moving to Goiás,[2] where he played 21 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches,[4] leaving the club in 1999.[5] In 1999, he retired while playing for Joinville.[3]

Coaching career[edit]

After his retirement, the former goalkeeper opened a football academy in Curitiba, Paraná,[5] and started a managerial career, firstly managing Atlético Paranaense's youth team,[3] then working as the club's goalkeeper coach in 2001.[3] He eventually managed Operário de Ponta Grossa[5] in 2005,[6] and Marcílio Dias[5] in 2005 and in 2006.[7] In 2007, Ricardo Pinto was J. Malucelli's manager,[8] then Força from 2007[9] to 2008.[10] In 2008, he also managed Uberaba[11] and Lemense.[12]

Honors[edit]

Ricardo Pinto won the following honors during his playing career:

Club Competition Seasons
Atlético Paranaense Campeonato Brasileiro Série B 1995
Cerro Porteño Primera División Paraguaya 1992
Corinthians Copa do Brasil 1995
Campeonato Paulista 1995
Fluminense Copa São Paulo de Juniores 1986

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ricardo Pinto" (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Retrieved June 23, 2008. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 332. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Ricardo Pinto" (in Portuguese). Furacão. Retrieved June 24, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Ricardo Pinto" (in Portuguese). Futpedia. Retrieved June 23, 2008. [dead link]
  5. ^ a b c d "Ricardo Pinto (ex-goleiro do Flu e Corinthians)" (in Portuguese). Milton Neves. Retrieved June 23, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Cade o goleiro Ricardo Pinto?" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. Retrieved June 24, 2008. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Técnico Ricardo Pinto faz avaliação do Marcílio Dias e define escalação" (in Portuguese). Tribuna Catarinense. Retrieved June 24, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Ricardo Pinto é contratado pelo J. Malucelli" (in Portuguese). Noticiário Atleticano. Retrieved June 24, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Segundona: Força está pronto para conquistar o acesso" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. Retrieved June 23, 2008. 
  10. ^ "Ex-goleiro do Timão e Flu é o convidado do Chat FI" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. Retrieved June 23, 2008. 
  11. ^ "A3: Time mineiro "rouba" técnico do Força" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. Retrieved June 23, 2008. 
  12. ^ "Segundona: De treinador novo, Lemense comemora resultados" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. Retrieved June 23, 2008.