Uriel da Veiga

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Full name Uriel Galdino da Veiga Fontoura
Date of birth (1940-08-28) August 28, 1940 (age 77)
Place of birth Niteroi, Brazil
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1968 Baltimore Bays 31 (4)
1970–1972 Atlanta Chiefs 61 (1)
1973 Atlanta Apollos 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Uriel Da Veiga (born August 28, 1940) is a retired Brazilian football (soccer) player who played professionally in the North American Soccer League and National Professional Soccer League.

In 1967, Da Viega signed with the Baltimore Bays of the National Professional Soccer League. In 1969, the NPSL merged with the United Soccer Association to form the North American Soccer League. Da Viega and his team mates spent the 1968 season in the NASL. In 1970, he joined the Atlanta Chiefs and remained with the team through the 1973 season. That last season, the team was known as the Atlanta Apollos after the team was renamed by new ownership.