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Brazil
BrazilBRA
Date of Birth16 May 1925

Playing history at FIFA tournaments

  • 21 Appearances
  • 1 Goal
  • 16 Wins 4 Draws 1 Loss
  • DebutFIFA WC 1954 Prel. Comp.Chile 0 - 2 Brazil
FIFA.com reflects upon the career of Nilton Santos, who helped Brazil win two FIFA World Cups and Botafogo honours aplenty, and was the man responsible for the birth of the wingback position.

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