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Full name Uidemar Pessoa de Oliveira
Date of birth (1965-01-08) January 8, 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Damolândia, Goiás, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Playing position defensive midfielder and midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 Goiás
1990–1993 Flamengo
1993–1995 León
1995 Goiás
1996 Botafogo
1996 Fluminense
1996 Araçatuba
1998 Ponte Preta
1999 São José-SP
1999 Paysandu
National team
1987–1989 Brazil
Teams managed
2011 Penarol
2012 Nacional de Manaus
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Uidemar Pessoa de Oliveira, usually known as Uidemar (born January 8, 1965[2]), is a retired professional association footballer who played as a defensive midfielder and midfielder for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs Goiás, Flamengo and Fluminense, and for the Brazilian national team.[3]


Born in Damolândia, Goiás state,[4] before becoming a professional footballer, Uidemar played for the youth clubs of União Inhumas, Aparecidense and Goiás.[5] He started his professional career playing for Goiás, where he played 71 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches and scored 2 goals from 1986 to 1989.[5] During that period he also won the Campeonato Goiano in 1986, 1987 and in 1989.[3] In 1990, he moved to Flamengo, of Rio de Janeiro, where he played 145 matches and scored six goals from 1990 to 1993, winning during that time the Copa do Brasil in 1990, the Campeonato Carioca in 1991, and the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 1992.[3] On December 2, 1989, he scored a goal during Zico's farewell match, when Flamengo beat Fluminense 5-0 for the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.[6] He played for the Mexican side Club León, from 1993 to 1995.[7] In 1995, he returned to Goiás, where he played 14 more Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches, moving to Botafogo in the following year, where he briefly played, winning Taça Cidade Maravilhosa,[8] then moving in the same year to Fluminense, where he played 19 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches.[1] After leaving Fluminense, he played for Araçatuba and Ponte Preta from São Paulo state,[5] then moving to Paysandu in 1999,[9] when he retired.[5]

National team[edit]

Uidemar played two matches for the Brazilian national team, the first one on December 12, 1987, against West Germany,[10] at Estádio Mané Garrincha, Brasília,[11] in which Brazil and West Germany drew 1-1,[10] and the other one on March 15, 1989, at Verdão, Cuiabá,[12] when Brazil beat Ecuador 2-0.[10]


After his retirement, Uidemar moved to Goiânia city, where he opened a sports and recreation center.[5]


Uidemar won the following honors during his career:

Club Competition Seasons
Botafogo Taça Cidade Maravilhosa 1996
Flamengo Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 1992
Campeonato Carioca 1991
Copa do Brasil 1990
Goiás Campeonato Goiano 1986, 1987, 1989

Head coaching honors[edit]

Club Competition Seasons
Penarol Campeonato Amazonense 2011


  1. ^ a b "Uidemar Pessoa de Oliveira" (in Portuguese). Futpédia. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Uidemar Pessoa de Oliveira" (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. Retrieved 2008-06-22. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b c Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro Lance Volume 2. Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A. 2001. p. 361. ISBN 85-88651-01-7. 
  4. ^ "Uidemar Pessoa de Oliveira" (in Portuguese). Sambafoot. 2005-04-13. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Uidemar (ex-volante do Flamengo e Goiás)" (in Portuguese). Milton Neves. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  6. ^ "Flamengo 5x0 Fluminense - Campeonato Brasileiro de 1989" (in Portuguese). Flapédia. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  7. ^ UidemarLiga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (Spanish)
  8. ^ "Rio de Janeiro 1996". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  9. ^ "Remo é campeão paraense com gol de Aílton" (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  10. ^ a b c Napoleão, Antonio Carlos; Roberto Assaf (2006). Seleção Brasileira 1914-2006. Rio de Janeiro: Mauad Editora Ltda. p. 304. ISBN 85-7478-186-X. 
  11. ^ "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 1985-1987". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  12. ^ "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 1988-1989". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved 2008-06-22.