Copa do craque de masters

The Copa do Craque de Masters (also known as Copa Zico), was the third edition of the World Cup of Masters. For the third time running it was held in Brazil, over the course of January 1990. Returning to the format of the first tournament, there were five "Senior" teams, now addressed as "Masters".

The teams were hosts and reigning champions Brazil, Argentina, Italy and for the first time Netherlands and Poland.


January 10, 1990
Argentina  5–2  Poland

Brazil  4–1  Netherlands

January 13, 1990
Italy  1–2  Netherlands

January 14, 1990
Brazil  0–0  Argentina

January 15, 1990
Italy  1–1  Poland

January 17, 1990
Argentina  1–3  Netherlands

Brazil  2–1  Poland

January 19, 1990
Italy  1–0  Argentina

January 10, 1990
Netherlands  2–4  Poland

Brazil  2–1  Italy

Group Table

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Brazil Brazil 4 3 1 0 8 3 +5 7
Netherlands Netherlands 4 2 0 2 8 10 -2 4
Argentina Argentina 4 1 1 2 6 6 0 3
Italy Italy 4 1 1 2 4 5 -1 3
Poland Poland 4 1 1 2 8 10 -2 3

Third Place Play Off

January 24, 1990
Italy  2–3  Argentina


January 24, 1990
Brazil  5–0  Netherlands
Zico, Serginho, Eder (2), Cafuringa


World Cup of Masters Champions:

Second title


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