My soccer player career
I played soccer from 11 to 20 years old.
The stages of my career were:
1 - Children and Youth - Bom Sucesso - Tupã city - São Paulo State.
- At 11 years old, I began to play soccer at Bom Sucesso Futebol e Regatas.
- From 1968 to 1971, I played in the children and youth divisions.
- From 1972 to 1973 in the Youth and Adult division.
- I played in the city championships and regional competitions.
- I played at regional student competitions.
2 - Amateur and Professional - Tupã FC - Tupã - São Paulo State.
- In 1974, I played in the professional division of the Tupã Futebol Clube.
- The "Second Division" championship of the "Campeonato Paulista de Futebol".
3 - Professional soccer player - Noroeste Futebol Clube - Bauru City - São Paulo State
- In 1975 e 1976, I played in the São Paulo youth football championship and “Paulista Professional Football Championship."
- I played against the best clubs from São Paulo.
4 - Why I stopped my career?
- In 1976, I had a problem with my right knee and suffered an operation for menisci removal.
- I back to soccer to begin my career in Noroeste, Santos, Ponte Preta, and Matsubara from Parana State.
- For three years, I looked for a solution to my knee problem. I didn't find it.
- I had to put an end to my career as a soccer player.
5 - The soccer in my life
- I always kept my studies while playing soccer.
- During this period of playing soccer, I finished High School and Technical School.
- After that, I got my BA in Mathematics.
- I kept my friends from this period.
- We came together to speak about soccer and its role in the lives of young people.
PHOTOS OF MY SOCCER PLAYER CAREER
Bom Sucesso Futebol e Regatas from Tupã city. Players standing I'm the third from left to right. Youth division.
Playing soccer in Bom Sucesso Futebol e in youth divisions.
In crouched players, I am the second player, from left to right.
Bom Sucesso Futebol e Regatas from Tupã city. Players standing I'm the second from right to left. Youth division.
Bom Sucesso Futebol e Regatas from Tupã City São Paulo State. In crouched players, I am the third player, from left to right. Amateur division.
I played futsal to my University. In crouched players, I am the third player, from left to right.
Tupã Futebol Clube from Tupã city São Paulo State. In crouched players, I am the second player, from left to right. Professional division.
Article about my first professional soccer game in Ribeirão Preto SP against Botafogo (Socrates team). Paulista championship. Professional division.