Washington César Santos

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Washington César Santos
Personal information
Date of birth January 3, 1960 (1960-01-03)
Place of birth Valença, Bahia, Brazil
Date of death May 25, 2014 (2014-05-26) (aged 54)
Place of death Curitiba, Brazil
Playing position Striker

Washington César Santos (January 3, 1960 – May 25, 2014) was a Brazilian footballer who played as a Striker. He was born in Valença, Bahia State, and died in Curitiba.

In career (1980–1996) he played for a several number of clubs: Galícia (1980 and 1995), Corinthians, Operário and Internacional (1981) Atlético Paranaense (1982–1983 and 1992), Fluminense (1983–1989, eight best top goalscorer in club history with 118 goals in 311 matches), Guarani (1989–1990), Botafogo (1990–1991) União São João (1991–1992) Desportiva-ES (1992) Santa Cruz (1993–1994) Figueiras (1994), Fortaleza (1996) and Foz de Iguaçu (1996).[1]

He won one Rio Grande do Sul State Tournament (1981), one Paraná State Tournament (1982), four Campeonato Carioca (1983, 1984, 1985, 1990), and one Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (1984),

With the Brazil national football team he got 5 international caps and won the 1987 Pan American Games.

On 25 May 2014 Washington died due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Futpedia: Washington (Washington César dos Santos)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Retrieved April 12, 2010. 

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