Valdir Joaquim de Moraes

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Valdir de Moraes
Valdir Joaquim de Moraes (2010).png
De Moraes in 2010
Personal information
Full name Valdir Joaquim de Moraes
Date of birth (1931-11-23)23 November 1931
Place of birth Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Date of death 11 January 2020(2020-01-11) (aged 88)
Place of death Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1957 Renner
1958–1968 Palmeiras 482 (0)
1969 Cruzeiro-RS
National team
1956–1965 Brazil 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Valdir Joaquim de Moraes (23 November 1931 – 11 January 2020) was a Brazilian football player and manager. He played as a goalkeeper.

De Moraes was born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. From 1958 to 1969, he played for Palmeiras and won many honours. He also played for the Brazil national team five times between 1956 and 1965.

De Moraes died of multiple organ failure on 11 January 2020 in Porto Alegre. He was 88.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Valdir Joaquim de Moraes dies at 88". Time24 News. 12 January 2020. Archived from the original on 12 January 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2020.