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21st-Century Brazilian People - Carlos Alberto Torres, Rafael Arajo, Jlio Silva, Kevin Alves (Paperback) Loot Price: R292
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21st-Century Brazilian People - Carlos Alberto Torres, Rafael Arajo, Jlio Silva, Kevin Alves (Paperback): Books Llc

21st-Century Brazilian People - Carlos Alberto Torres, Rafael Arajo, Jlio Silva, Kevin Alves (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Senior club appearances and goalscounted for the domestic league only.* Appearances (Goals) Carlos Alberto Torres (born July 17, 1944, Rio de Janeiro) is a former Brazilian footballer, one of the most highly regarded defenders of all time. He captained Brazil to victory in the 1970 World Cup and is a member of the World Team of the 20th Century, as well as the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Carlos Alberto was named by Pel as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004. Carlos Alberto was born in Rio de Janeiro. His son is fellow player Carlos Alexandre Torres. Carlos Alberto joined Fluminense at the age of 19. He made a name for himself in his first season, not only because of his great tackling and reading of the game, but also due to his outstanding ball control, dribbling and playmaking abilities, which were quite rare at the time for a defender. In 1966, he moved to Santos, where he became Pel's teammate. In 1974, he returned to Fluminense and helped the team capture two consecutive Campeonato Carioca championships. In 1977, he moved to Fluminense's arch-rivals Flamengo. In 1977, despite a great career in Brazil, Carlos Alberto Torres decided to move to the New York Cosmos where he was reunited with his friend and partner Pel and helped the Cosmos capture two consecutive NASL titles in 1977 and 1978. After spending one year with the California Surf, he returned to the Cosmos in 1982 where he won his third NASL title. He played his farewell game on September 28 1982 in an exhibition match between the Cosmos and his former club Flamengo. In 119 regular season games and 26 playoff games, Carlos scored a total of 8 goals and was an NASL All-Star five times. Carlos Alberto Torres is considered a legend... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=615797


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-24845-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-24845-8
Barcode: 9781158248452

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