Date of Birth
Place of Residence
FIFA Ex-Co member since
Other functions in football
President of the Federaçao paulista de futebol; Vice-President of the Confederaçao Brasileira de futebol (CBF); Member of the CONMEBOL Executive Committee
Lawyer since 1968 on Brazilian territory
Watching football games, playing football and chess
What does football mean to you?
The magic of the ball. I feel responsible by representing a sport which is so popular amongst millionsof people. As a member of the management, I want to do something in order that the game stays clean and healthy
Which football club did you support as a child?
Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras
Did you ever have an idol in football?
Yes, my father who played 11 years for Palmeiras and played two games for the national team
What has been your biggest disappointment in football?
When I see fights between fans, and when there is, hopefully rarely, cheating in the results