Zé Maria (footballer, born 1949)

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Zé Maria
Personal information
Full name José Maria Rodrigues Alves
Date of birth (1949-05-18) May 18, 1949 (age 69)
Place of birth Botucatu (SP - Brazil)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1970 Portuguesa
1970-1983 Corinthians 599 (17)
1984 Inter de Limeira
National team
1968-1978 Brazil 46 (0)
Teams managed
1983 Corinthians
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

José Maria Rodrigues Alves, better known as Zé Maria,[1] (born May 18, 1949 in Botucatu[2]) is a former association footballer.[1]

During his career (1966–1983) he played for Ferroviário (SP), Portuguesa, Corinthians and Internacional (RS) as a defender.[2]

For the Brazilian team he played in 46 games from 1971 to 1978.[2] He was a member of the Brazilian squad at the 1970 FIFA World Cup[3] (as a reserve who did not play), but he played in four matches during the 1974 FIFA World Cup.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FIFA profile
  2. ^ a b c "Ze Maria". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. 
  3. ^ Brazil 1970 World Cup Squad