Cláudio Taffarel

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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Mergen and the second is Taffarel.
Cláudio Taffarel
Taffarel 2018.png
Taffarel with Brazil in 2018
Personal information
Full name Cláudio André Mergen Taffarel
Date of birth (1966-05-08) 8 May 1966 (age 55)
Place of birth Santa Rosa, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Liverpool (goalkeeper coach)
Youth career
1984–1985 Internacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1990 Internacional 50 (0)
1990–1993 Parma 74 (0)
1993–1994 Reggiana 31 (0)
1995–1998 Atlético Mineiro 73 (0)
1998–2001 Galatasaray 89 (0)
2001–2003 Parma 6 (0)
Total 323 (0)
National team
1988–1998 Brazil 101 (0)
Teams managed
2014 Galatasaray (interim)
2015 Galatasaray (interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cláudio André Mergen Taffarel (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈklawdʒu tafaˈɾɛw]; born 8 May 1966) is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and is the goalkeeping coach of Liverpool and the Brazil national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
League National Cup Continental Total
Internacional 1985 Série A 1 0 1 0
1986 2 0 2 0
1987 10 0 10 0
1988 14 0 14 0
1989 12 0 12 0
1990 11 0 11 0
Total 50 0 50 0
Parma 1990–91 Serie A 34 0 2 0 36 0
1991–92 34 0 3 0 1 0 38 0
1992–93 6 0 1 0 1 0 8 0
Total 74 0 6 0 2 0 82 0
Reggiana 1993–94 Série A 31 0 2 0 33 0
Total 31 0 2 0 33 0
Atlético Mineiro 1995 Série A 22 0 22 0
1996 27 0 27 0
1997 24 0 24 0
1998 24 0
Total 73 0 73 0
Galatasaray 1998–99 1.Lig 32 0 8 0 8 0 48 0
1999–00 30 0 3 0 16 0 49 0
2000–01 27 0 3 0 14 0 44 0
Total 89 0 14 0 38 0 141 0
Parma 2001–02 Serie A 6 0 8 0 14 0
2002–03 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 6 0 10 0 16 0
Career total 323 0 32 0 40 0 395 0

International[change | change source]

Brazil
Year Apps Goals
1988 7 0
1989 16 0
1990 7 0
1991 10 0
1992 2 0
1993 15 0
1994 9 0
1995 5 0
1996 0 0
1997 15 0
1998 15 0
Total 101 0

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Parma[1]
Atlético Mineiro
Galatasaray

International[change | change source]

Brazil

Individual[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Greatest Ever (2014). Greatest Ever Footballers. Headline. pp. 2058–2059. ISBN 978-1-4722-2705-8.
  2. "Galatasaray 0–0 Beşiktaş" (in Turkish). Mackolik. 14 April 1999. Archived from the original on 9 June 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  3. "IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 1989". 3 August 2001.
  4. "IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 1990". 3 August 2001.
  5. IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 1991; at RSSSF
  6. IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 1994; at RSSSF
  7. "IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 1997". 25 January 2000.
  8. "IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 1998". 25 January 2000.
  9. "IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 2000". 11 April 2001.
  10. FIFA XI´s Matches – Full Info Archived 17 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine; at RSSSF

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