Nílton Santos

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Nílton Santos
Nilton Santos - 2004.jpg
Personal information
Full name Nílton Reis dos Santos
Date of birth (1925-05-16)16 May 1925
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death November 27, 2013(2013-11-27) (aged 88)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Position(s) Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946-1964 Botafogo
National team
1949-1962 Brazil
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nílton Santos (16 May 1925 – 27 November 2013) was a former Brazilian football player. He has played for Brazil national team.

Santos died from respiratory failure caused by a lung infection on 27 November 2013, aged 88, in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

International career statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Brazil national team
YearAppsGoals
1949 1 0
1950 4 0
1951 0 0
1952 5 0
1953 6 1
1954 7 0
1955 2 0
1956 11 0
1957 8 0
1958 8 1
1959 2 0
1960 8 0
1961 3 0
1962 10 1
Total 75 3

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brazilian World Cup winner Nilton Santos dies aged 88". Chicago Tribune. 27 November 2013. Archived from the original on 27 November 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  2. "Nilton Reis dos Santos - International Appearances". www.rsssf.com.