Garrincha

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Garrincha
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Personal information
Full name Manuel Francisco dos Santos
Date of birth 28 October 1933(1933-10-28)
Place of birth Magé, Brazil
Date of death 19 January 1983(1983-01-19) (aged 49)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6+12 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953-1964
1965-1966
1967
1968
1969-1970
1972
Botafogo
Corinthians Paulista
Portuguesa
Atlético Junior
Flamengo
Olaria
National team
1955-1966 Brazil
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Garrincha (28 October 1933 – 19 January 1983) was a Brazilian football player. He played for Brazil national team.

Garrincha was a heavy drinker who died of cirrhosis.

International career statistics[change | change source]

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Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
1955 1 0
1956 0 0
1957 6 0
1958 5 0
1959 4 0
1960 5 2
1961 4 1
1962 12 6
1963 0 0
1964 0 0
1965 6 0
1966 7 3
Total 50 12

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