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Preguinho in the Fluminense
Personal information
Full name João Coelho Neto
Date of birth (1905-02-08)8 February 1905
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death 1 October 1979(1979-10-01) (aged 74)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1925–1938 Fluminense 174 (129)
National team
1930 Brazil 3 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

João Coelho Neto, known more commonly as Preguinho (8 February 1905 – 1 October 1979) is a former Brazilian football player. He was the first Brazilian player to score a goal at FIFA World Cup playing for Brazil national team.