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Sócrates

Brazilian association football player

Sócrates (19 February 1954 - 4 December 2011) was a Brazilian football player. He has played for the Brazil national team. He died in hospital of septic shock.

Sócrates
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Personal information
Full name Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio da Souza Vieira de Oliveira
Date of birth (1954-02-19)19 February 1954
Place of birth Belém, Brazil
Date of death 4 December 2011(2011-12-04) (aged 57)
Place of death Sao Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974-1978
1979-1984
1984-1985
1986-1987
1988-1989
1989
Botafogo-SP
Corinthians Paulista
Fiorentina
Flamengo
Santos
Botafogo-SP
National team
1979-1986 Brazil
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statisticsEdit

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Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
BrazilLeague
1976 Botafogo-SP Série A 19 5
1977 16 9
1978 22 10
1979 Corinthians Paulista 0 0
1980 Série A 16 13
1981 1 1
1982 9 5
1983 20 15
1984 13 7
ItalyLeague
1984/85 Fiorentina Serie A 25 6
BrazilLeague
1985 Flamengo Série A 0 0
1986 11 3
1987 0 0
1988 Santos Série A 5 2
Country Brazil 132 70
Italy 25 6
Total 157 76

International career statisticsEdit

Brazil national team
YearAppsGoals
1979 6 5
1980 8 2
1981 15 6
1982 9 4
1983 8 2
1984 0 0
1985 5 1
1986 9 2
Total 60 22

ReferencesEdit

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Sócrates". www.national-football-teams.com.