Zico (footballer)

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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Antunes and the second is Coimbra.
Zico
Zico 2012 3.jpg
During his team's 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Oman
Personal information
Full name Arthur Antunes Coimbra
Date of birth (1953-03-03) 3 March 1953 (age 69)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kashima Antlers (technical director)
Youth career
1967–1971 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1983 Flamengo 212 (123)
1983–1985 Udinese 39 (22)
1985–1989 Flamengo 37 (12)
1991–1994 Kashima Antlers 45 (35)
Total 333 (192)
National team
1976–1986 Brazil 71 (48)
Teams managed
1999 Kashima Antlers
2000–2002 CFZ
2002–2006 Japan
2006–2008 Fenerbahçe
2008 Bunyodkor
2009 CSKA Moscow
2009–2010 Olympiacos
2011–2012 Iraq
2013–2014 Al-Gharafa
2014–2016 FC Goa
2018– Kashima Antlers (technical director)
Honours
Men's Football
Representing  Brazil (as player)
FIFA World Cup
Third place 1978
Copa América
Third place 1979
Representing  Japan (as manager)

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Winner 2004
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Arthur Antunes Coimbra (Portuguese pronunciation: [aʁˈtuʁ ɐ̃ˈtũnis koˈĩbɾɐ], born 3 March 1953), better known as Zico ([ˈziku]), is a Brazilian football coach and former player. He played as an attacking midfielder. Zico is often called the "White Pelé". He was a very good playmaker. Zico had very good technical skills. He is said to be one of the most clinical finishers and best passers ever. He is also said to be one of the greatest players of all time.[2][3][4] Zico is also widely known as the greatest Brazilian to never win the World Cup. He was one of the world's best players of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Zico is known as one of the best playmakers and free kick specialists. He was able to bend the ball in all directions.[5] Zico scored the most goals from direct free kicks, with 101 goals.[6]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

  • This information is based on Zico's senior career totals.[7]
Club Season League League Regional
League
Cup1 Continental2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Flamengo 1971 Série A 15 2 2 0 17 2
1972 4 0 2 0 6 0
1973 26 8 9 0 35 8
1974 19 11 31 19 50 30
1975 27 10 28 30 55 40
1976 20 14 27 18 47 32
1977 18 10 29 27 47 37
1978 0 0 22 19 22 19
1979 8 5 (17 + 263) 43 (26 + 343) 60 51 65
1980 19 21 26 12 45 33
1981 8 3 33 25 13 11 554 39
1982 23 20 21 21 4 2 48 43
1983 25 19 4 3 29 22
Total 212 123 273 231 21 16 507 370
Udinese 1983–84 Serie A 24 19 9 5 33 24
1984–85 15 3 5 3 20 6
Total 39 22 14 8 53 30
Flamengo 1985 Série A 3 1 3 2 6 3
1986 0 0 4 3 4 3
1987 12 5 5 1 17 6
1988 14 4 6 0 20 4
1989 8 2 11 2 7 3 1 0 27 7
Total 37 12 29 8 7 3 1 0 74 23
Sumitomo Metals 1991–92 JSL2 22 21 2 1 24 22
Kashima Antlers
1992 J.League 12 7 12 7
1993 16 9 7 3 23 12
1994 7 5 7 5
Total 45 35 21 11 66 46
Career Totals 333 192 302 239 42 22 22 16 700 469

1Include Copa do Brasil, Coppa Italia, JSL Cup, J.League Cup, and Emperor's Cup 2Include Copa Libertadores and Supercopa Sudamericana 3Campeonato Carioca extra tournament 4Include Intercontinental Cup

International[change | change source]

Brazil
(official matches)
Year Apps Goals
1976 9 6
1977 7 6
1978 11 3
1979 5 5
1980 5 4
1981 12 10
1982 11 8
1983 1 0
1984 0 0
1985 5 3
1986 5 3
Total 71 48

Managerial statistics[change | change source]

[8]

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Kashima Antlers 1999 1999 15 10 2 3 066.67
CFZ 2002 2002 3 0 3 0 000.00
Japan 2002 2006 71 37 16 18 052.11
Fenerbahçe 2006 2008 120 74 28 18 061.67
Bunyodkor 2008 2008 13 10 1 2 076.92
CSKA Moscow 2009 2009 35 20 5 10 057.14
Olympiacos 2009 2010 21 12 4 5 057.14
Iraq 2011 2012 22 10 6 6 045.45
Al-Gharafa 2013 2014 20 5 7 8 025.00
FC Goa 2014 2016 47 18 12 17 038.30
Total 319 166 74 79 052.04

Honours[change | change source]

[9]

Player[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Flamengo[2][10]
Kashima Antlers[10]

International[change | change source]

Brazil[2]
Brazil (Beach soccer)

Individual[change | change source]

Records[change | change source]

Manager[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Fenerbahçe
Bunyodkor
CSKA Moscow
Olympiacos
FC Goa

International[change | change source]

Japan

Statistics[change | change source]

International goals[change | change source]

Scores and results; list Brazil's goal tally first.[27]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 February 1976 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Uruguay 1–0 2–1 Friendly
2. 27 February 1976 Estadio Antonio V. Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Argentina 2–0 2–1
3. 28 April 1976 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Uruguay 2–1 2–1
4. 31 May 1976 Yale Bowl, New Haven, United States  Italy 3–1 4–1
5. 9 June 1976 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Paraguay 1–0 3–1
6. 1 December 1976  Soviet Union 1–0 2–0
7. 9 March 1977  Colombia 2–0 6–0 1978 FIFA World Cup qualifier
8. 23 June 1977  Scotland 1–0 2–0 Friendly
9. 14 July 1977 Estadio Pascual Guerrero, Cali, Colombia  Bolivia 1–0 8–0 1978 FIFA World Cup qualifier
10. 2–0
11. 4–0
12. 6–0
13. 1 May 1978 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Peru 1–0 3–0 Friendly
14. 17 May 1978  Czechoslovakia 1–0 3–0
15. 14 June 1978 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, Argentina  Peru 3–0 3–0 1978 FIFA World Cup
16. 17 May 1979 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Paraguay 3–0 6–0 Friendly
17. 17 May 1979 4–0 6–0
18. 17 May 1979 5–0 6–0
19. 2 August 1979  Argentina 1–0 2–1 1979 Copa América
20. 16 September 1979 Estádio do Morumbi, São Paulo, Brazil  Bolivia 2–0 2–0
21. 24 June 1980 Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil  Chile 1–0 2–1 Friendly
22. 29 June 1980 Estádio do Morumbi, São Paulo, Brazil  Poland 1–1 1–1
23. 30 October 1980 Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia, Brazil  Paraguay 1–0 6–0
24. 2–0
25. 8 February 1981 Estadio Olímpico, Caracas, Venezuela  Venezuela 1–0 6–0 1982 FIFA World Cup qualifier
26. 14 February 1981 Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador  Ecuador 1–0 6–0 Friendly
27. 14 March 1981 Estádio Santa Cruz, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil  Chile 1–0 2–1
28. 22 March 1981 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Bolivia 1–0 3–1 1982 FIFA World Cup qualifier
29. 2–0 3–1
30. 3–1 3–1
31. 29 March 1981 Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia, Brazil  Venezuela 4–0 5–0
32. 12 May 1981 Wembley Stadium, London, England  England 1–0 1–0 Friendly
33. 15 May 1981 Parc des Princes, Paris, France  France 1–0 3–1
34. 28 October 1981 Estádio Olímpico, Porto Alegre, Brazil  Bulgaria 2–0 3–0
35. 3 March 1982 Estádio do Morumbi, São Paulo, Brazil  Czechoslovakia 1–0 1–1
36. 5 May 1982 Castelão, São Luís, Brazil  Portugal 3–0 3–1
37. 19 May 1982 Estádio do Arruda, Recife, Brazil   Switzerland 1–0 1–1
38. 27 May 1982 Parque do Sabiá, Uberlândia, Brazil  Republic of Ireland 7–0 7–0
39. 18 June 1982 Estadio Benito Villamarín, Seville, Spain  Scotland 1–1 4–1 1982 FIFA World Cup
40. 23 June 1982  New Zealand 1–1 4–1
41. 2–0
42. 2 July 1982 Estadi de Sarrià, Barcelona, Spain  Argentina 1–0 3–1
43. 8 June 1985 Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil  Chile 1–0 3–1 Friendly
44. 2–0
45. 16 June 1985 Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción, Paraguay  Paraguay 2–0 2–0 1986 FIFA World Cup qualifier
46. 30 April 1986 Estádio do Arruda, Recife, Brazil  Yugoslavia 1–0 4–2 Friendly
47. 2–2
48. 3–2

References[change | change source]

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