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Carlos Alberto Torres

Brazilian association football player and manager

Carlos Alberto "Capita" Torres (17 July 194425 October 2016), also known as the "Captain of the Third", was a former Brazilian football player. He has played for Brazil national team.

Carlos Alberto Torres
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Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto Torres
Date of birth (1944-07-17)17 July 1944
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death 25 October 2016(2016-10-25) (aged 72)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963-1965
1966-1973
1974-1976
1977
1977-1980
1981
1982
Fluminense
Santos
Fluminense
Flamengo
New York Cosmos
California Surf
New York Cosmos
National team
1964-1977 Brazil
Teams managed
1983-1985
1985-1986
1987-1988
1989-1990
1991-1992
1992
1993-1998
1999
2000-2001
2002-2003
2005
2005
Flamengo
Corinthians
Náutico
Once Caldas
Monterrey
Tijuana
Botafogo
Querétaro
Unión Magdalena
Botafogo
Paysandu
Azerbaijan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

DeathEdit

Torres died in Rio de Janeiro on October 25, 2016 due to a sudden heart attack, aged 72.[1]

Club career statisticsEdit

[2]

Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
BrazilLeague
1971 Santos Série A 2 0
1972 20 2
1973 28 6
1974 Fluminense Série A 16 1
1975 18 0
1976 19 3
1977 Flamengo Série A 0 0
United StatesLeague
1977 New York Cosmos NASL 4 0
1978 25 2
1979 28 2
1980 23 2
1981 California Surf NASL 19 2
1982 New York Cosmos NASL 20 0
Country Brazil 103 12
United States 119 8
Total 222 20

International career statisticsEdit

[3]

Brazil national team
YearAppsGoals
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969 9 0
1970 14 2
1971 0 0
1972 1 1
1973 0 0
1974 0 0
1975 0 0
1976 1 0
1977 3 0
Total 53 8

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