Tita

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Tita
Personal information
Full name Milton Queiroz da Paixão
Date of birth (1958-04-01) April 1, 1958 (age 56)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1982 Flamengo 78 (22)
1983 Grêmio 18 (12)
1983–1985 Flamengo 23 (7)
1985–1986 Internacional 17 (7)
1987 Vasco da Gama ? (?)
1987–1988 Bayer Leverkusen 21 (10)
1988–1989 Pescara 27 (9)
1989–1990 Vasco da Gama 7 (2)
1990–1994 León 115 (54)
1994–1995 Puebla 21 (8)
1995–1996 León 42 (27)
1997–1998 Comunicaciones 11 (6)
National team
1979–1990 Brazil 32 (6)
Teams managed
2000 Vasco da Gama
2000 Americano
2001 Urawa Red Diamonds
2002 El Paso Patriots
2002 América
2003 Bangu
2004 Caxias
2005 Remo
2005 Campinense
2006 CFZ do Rio
2006 Resende
2007 Tupi
2007 Macaé
2008 Vasco da Gama
2010–2011 León
2012– Necaxa
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Milton Queiroz da Paixão, simply known as Tita (born April 1, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro), is a former association footballer who played forward. He played for the Brazilian national team and played for several Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs. After retiring, he started a managerial career. He is also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Playing career[edit]

He was capped 32 times for the national team, between August 1979 and May 1990, scoring six goals.[1] He played 391 games and scored 135 goals for Flamengo.[2] With Bayer Leverkusen, he won the UEFA Cup in 1988. He scored in the second leg of the final against Espanyol, one of three goals needed to equal a 3–0 deficit.

Managerial career[edit]

Tita has also managed several different clubs.[3] In 2008, he was Vasco da Gama's manager from August[4] to September.[5]

Honours[edit]

Clubs[edit]

International[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tita". Sambafoot. July 14, 2007. Archived from the original on May 21, 2008. Retrieved August 11, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Tita" (in Portuguese). Flaestatística. Retrieved August 11, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Carreira como treinador". Tita Soccer. Archived from the original on June 1, 2008. Retrieved August 8, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Tita assume o Vasco após demissão de Antônio Lopes". Estadão. August 7, 2008. Retrieved August 8, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Para o lugar de Tita, Vasco anuncia volta de Renato Gaúcho". Gazeta Esportiva. September 18, 2008. Retrieved September 18, 2008. [dead link]

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