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Benedito de Assis da Silva

Brazilian footballer and manager

Benedito de Assis da Silva (November 11, 1952 – July 6, 2014), commonly known as Assis was a Brazilian footballer. He played for Fluminense. He was working as a manager for Fluminense's youth team until his death in 2014.[1][2]

Assis
Personal information
Full name Benedito de Assis da Silva
Date of birth (1952-11-12)November 12, 1952
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death July 6, 2014(2014-07-06) (aged 61)
Place of death Curitiba, Brazil
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980 São Paulo 31 (5)
1981 Internacional 7 (4)
1982 Atlético Paranaense 23 (5)
1983–1987 Fluminense 65 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 June 2009

Assis died on July 6, 2014 due to multiple organ failure at the age of 61.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Hoje diretor, Assis vê Fluminense em seu melhor momento" (in Portuguese). PELÉ.NET. 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2009-06-14.
  2. "Assis (Benedito de Assis da Silva)" (in Portuguese). futpedia.com. Retrieved 2009-06-14.
  3. "Eterno "Carrasco", ex-atacante Assis morre no Paraná, aos 61 anos" (in Portuguese). GloboEsporte.com. Retrieved 2014-07-07.