Hércules Brito Ruas

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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is de Brito and the second is Ruas.
Hércules Brito Ruas.jpg
Brito in 2008
Personal information
Full name Hércules de Brito Ruas
Date of birth (1939-08-09) 9 August 1939 (age 82)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2+12 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1959 Vasco da Gama
1960 Internacional
1960–1969 Vasco da Gama 365 (20)
1969–1970 Flamengo
1970 Cruzeiro
1971–1974 Botafogo
1974 Corinthians
1974 Atlético Paranaense
1975 Montreal Castors
1975 Deportivo Galicia
1975–1978 Democrata
1979 Ríver
National team
1964–1972 Brazil 45 (1)
Men's Football
Representing  Brazil
FIFA World Cup
Winner 1970 Mexico
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Brito, real name Hércules de Brito Ruas, (born 9 August 1939 in Rio de Janeiro) is a former Brazilian footballer. He played as a central defender for many clubs, and for the Brazilian national team.

Honours[change | change source]

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Individual[change | change source]

Placar's Bola de Prata (Silver Ball): 1970[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Abril, Editora (13 November 1970). Os Onze Melhores Jogadores. Placar (in Portuguese). p. 16.

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