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.
He played 391 games and scored 135 goals for [1 ] Flamengo. 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. [2 ]
Managerial career [ edit ]
Tita has also managed several different clubs.
In 2008, he was [3 ] Vasco da Gama's manager from August to September. [4 ] [5 ]
Honours [ edit ]
International [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Tita". Sambafoot. July 14, 2007. Archived from the original on May 21, 2008 . Retrieved . August 11, 2008
^ "Tita" (in Portuguese). Flaestatística . Retrieved . August 11, 2008
^ "Carreira como treinador". Tita Soccer. Archived from the original on June 1, 2008 . Retrieved . August 8, 2008
^ "Tita assume o Vasco após demissão de Antônio Lopes". Estadão. August 7, 2008 . Retrieved . August 8, 2008
^ "Para o lugar de Tita, Vasco anuncia volta de Renato Gaúcho". Gazeta Esportiva. September 18, 2008 . Retrieved . September 18, 2008
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