William (footballer, born 1933)

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William José Assis Silva
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-06-25)25 June 1933
Place of birth Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil[1]
Date of death 9 June 2024(2024-06-09) (aged 90)
Place of death Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1963 Atlético Mineiro
1964 America
1964–1967 Cruzeiro
1968 Villa Nova
International career
1963 Brazil 6 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

William José Assis Silva[2] (25 June 1933 – 9 June 2024) was a Brazilian footballer who played as a defender. He made six appearances for the Brazil national team in 1963.[3] He was also part of Brazil's squad for the 1963 South American Championship.[4] William died from complications of a fall in Belo Horizonte, on 9 June 2024, at the age of 90.[5]

References

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  1. ^ Gimenez, Leonardo; André, Henrique; Alexandre, Simões (9 June 2024). "Morre William, campeão por Atlético-MG e Cruzeiro, aos 90 anos". cnnbrasil.com.br. CNN Brasil. Retrieved 9 June 2024. Nascido em Mariana, em 1933...
  2. ^ ""Morre William, ex-zagueiro histórico de Atlético e Cruzeiro, aos 90 anos"". O Tempo (in Portuguese). Retrieved 3 July 2024.
  3. ^ "William José Assis Silva". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  4. ^ "South American Championship 1963". RSSSF. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  5. ^ Morre William, ex-Atlético-MG, Cruzeiro e seleção brasileira, aos 90 anos (in Portuguese)
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