Synonyms for zizinho or Related words with zizinho
Examples of "zizinho"
The nickname Mestre Ziza, meaning Master Ziza, honors the late
, a Brazilian footballer who played the 1950 FIFA World Cup.
Geraldo Francisco dos Santos (born 11 June 1962) is a Brazilian former professional footballer nicknamed
who played as a midfielder.
Pelé always said that
was the best player he ever saw. "He was a complete player. He played in midfield, in attack, he scored goals, he could mark, head and cross."
When his brother Jonathan dos Santos was cut from Mexico's final 23-man squad for the 2010 World Cup, his father
said that Giovani was very hurt and claimed he was unsure whether he would play in the World Cup.
Jonathan is the son of former Brazilian footballer
, who played for the Mexican football clubs América and León in the late 1980s. His mother, Liliana Ramírez, is a Mexican national; two brothers and two half-brothers – the elder, Éder dos Santos, who used to play for América as a defensive midfielder before retiring, and Giovani dos Santos, who plays for Los Angeles Galaxy.
Danilo is, till today, considered one of Brazil's most complete centre-halves and, by some, a top 10 among Brazil's craques. Just as Ademir,
, Jair and others on the 1950 team, he would likely be regarded even more highly if it were not for that one day in the Maracanã stadium.
Dida is among the greatest players in Flamengo's history such as his idol
, Domingos da Guia, Leonidas da Silva and Zico. The skillful forward was the first great scorer of Maracanã. His delightful performances at the pitch made him an idol of idols as Zico, Júnior and Carlos Alberto. He led Flamengo to consecutive Carioca championships in 1954 and 1955.
Schúbert Gambetta Saint Léon (14 April 1920 – 9 August 1991) was a Uruguayan footballer. He played as a half-back and was right-footed. Gambetta was a figure in the Maracanazo when he helped keep
and Ademir out of the game, which helped him to the 1950 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team.
Giovani is the son of former Brazilian footballer
, who played for Mexico clubs América and León in the late 1980s. His mother, Liliana Ramírez, is a Mexican national. Giovani has two brothers and two half-brothers; the elder, Éder, played for América's reserves team as a defensive midfielder before retiring in 2009, and his younger brother, Jonathan, currently plays for Spanish club Villarreal.
From 1992 to 1993, São Paulo were the dominating team. With Telê Santana as the coach, and star players like Müller, Raí, Cafú and Palhinha, the old club of Leônidas and
won their first international title in 1992. They repeated their success again in 1993, becoming the first Brazilian team to successfully defend the title since Santos FC in 1963.
Thomaz Soares da Silva, also known as
(; born October 14, 1921 – died February 8, 2002), was a Brazilian football player, who played as an attacking midfielder for Brazil's national team. He came to international prominence at the 1950 World Cup, where he scored two goals. He was lauded as a complete player, renowned for his incredible array of offensive skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting with both feet as well as dead ball ability and extraordinary vision.
Dos Santos played for the Socio Águila Fútbol Club from the Primera División A de México, Mexico’s second division league team associated with the first division team of Club América. He is one of three sons of the Brazilian footballer known as
who played for the Mexican clubs Monterrey and Club América. His siblings Giovani currently plays for Los Angeles Galaxy while his other brother Jonathan play for Villarreal CF.
Both his father and uncle were professional footballers in Rio. His father was a close friend of the legendary
, widely held as the best Brazilian footballer before Pelé, a superstar with Flamengo and a forward in the 1950 national team, along with Vasco da Gama's Ademir Menezes and Flamengo's Jair da Rosa Pinto. So when Gérson announced he intended to become a footballer himself, he found little opposition at home.
In the 1950 World Cup he helped Brazil to progress to the final, but their surprise 2-1 defeat to Uruguay tarnished his reputation.
played a total of 53 times for his national team, scoring 30 goals. He turned down last minute invitations by the CBF to join first the 1954 world cup squad and then the 1958 squad, citing on both occasions that it would be unfair on the player being dropped at the last minute to make way for him.
As a boy his heroes had been the aforementioned midfielders
and Jair and Vasco da Gama's Danilo Alvim. However, in his first club, Flamengo, he was eventually cast in the same mold as the most influential midfield player of that era, Didi. The young Gérson combined technique and an extremely potent left foot shot with intelligence and an uncanny ability to control the game from the midfield. One of his greatest assets was his ability to switch defence into attack with one long, laser-like pass from deep inside his own half. Soon he was being talked of as a successor to Didi.
Guttmann then stayed on in Brazil and took charge of São Paulo FC and with a team that included Dino Sani, Mauro and
, won the São Paulo State Championship in 1957. It was while in Brazil that he helped popularise the 4–2–4 formation, which had been pioneered by fellow countrymen Márton Bukovi and Gusztáv Sebes, and was subsequently used by Brazil as they won the 1958 FIFA World Cup. Before finally retiring as coach, in 1962 Guttmann would return to South America to manage C.A. Peñarol, but was replaced in October by Peregrino Anselmo, who guided the side to the Uruguayan League title that very year.
The run of success of the 1940s, came to an end in the early 1950s, and the club only won two state championships in the new decade, in 1953 and 1957. The latter championship was won with the help of the 35-year-old Brazilian international
and Hungarian manager Béla Guttmann. In the years that followed, the club struggled to compete with the rise of Pelé and his club, Santos. With the construction of the Morumbi stadium still ongoing, São Paulo entered its longest period without a title in its history, which was to last 13 years.
He is best known for his exploits in the 1950 World Cup held in his native Brazil. Playing in an outstanding forward trio involving
and Jair he won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the competition. He was the scorer of the first competitive goal at the Maracanã stadium There is some disagreement in the records as to how many goals Ademir scored, with some sources citing seven and others, including the authoritative RSSSF, nine. Despite this feat, he could not bring victory to Brazil in the decisive match against Uruguay – a national tragedy which was later dubbed the Maracanazo.
1980–81 is the crisis team to finish with 31 points in the third to last, as coach Alberto Resquin was first and then Alberto Etcheverry, the best man was Concepcion Rodriguez with 9 points. 1981–82 this campaign came close down four first technical Walter Ormeño followed by Salvador Enriquez, Augustine Santillan after he was dismissed after adding 4 draws in a row to 0, arrived Arpad Fekete on the date 18 unless the team when they managed to rescue three points to leave the problem of the play-offs by not lowering the Atlas and Tampico Madero. He ended up with these numbers: 6 wins, 15 draws and 17 losses with 18 of 20 teams instead. The highlights were Ruben Omar Romano with 13 goals and Juan Carlos Roldan with 9 touchdowns. 1982–83 coach Ricardo starts Facio, but take 0 wins 3 draws and 6 losses is stopped by Sergio Anaya for 2 collations which comes with a point, prior to arrive in November for the fourth time to relay Gomes Nogueira I finally get the win in Week 12 when they defeat the Tigers 3–2 Leon visitors, the goals are the work of
2 and Ruben Omar Romano. After the change the team went from last place to finish in 10th place with 37 points, as prominent players were Romano had 11 goals and 10 goals
Victor Rangel with 9 points.
In 1941, the group played its first international competition, the Hexagonal Tournament of Argentina. In 1942 was founded the first organized supporters group of Brazil, Charanga Rubro-Negra, and in 1944, Flamengo won his first Rio de Janeiro State League triple (winning the 1942,1943 and 1944 titles in a row). The main event in 1946 was Zizinho's injury (broken leg), one of the Brazilian football major superstars of that era and revealed by Flamengo, sidelined for six months, a huge club loss for that time.
transferred to Bangu in 1950, this was considered one of the worst deals in Flamengo's history. In 1955, Flamengo, once again, won the Rio de Janeiro State League triple.
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