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Personal information
Full name Editácio Vieira de Andrade
Date of birth (1973-12-30) December 30, 1973
Place of birth Sobradinho, DF, Brazil
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Sobradinho
1995 Brasília
1996 Gama
1996 Sobradinho
1997–1998 Botafogo
1998–1999 América Mineiro
1999 Portuguesa
1999 Bahia
2000 Leça
2000–2001 Botafogo
2002 Gama
2002–2004 Goiás
2004 Al Ittihad
2004–2005 Flamengo
2005–2006 São Caetano
2007–2009 Brasiliense
2010 Ceilândia
2011 Legião
2011 Peixe Brasília (futsal)
2012– Ceilândia

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 16, 2012.

† Appearances (goals)

Editácio Vieira de Andrade, usually known simply as Dimba (born December 30, 1973 in Sobradinho, DF), is a Brazilian futsal player and footballer who plays as a forward.


  • Career 1
    • Football 1.1
    • Futsal 1.2
    • Return to football 1.3
  • Honors 2
    • Football honors 2.1
  • References 3
    • Books 3.1
    • Websites 3.2
  • External links 4



He started his professional football career in 1994, playing for Sobradinho. He stayed at the club until 1995, when he was transferred to Brasília. In the same year, he moved to Gama. In 1996, he returned to Sobradinho. In 1997 he signed with Botafogo of Rio de Janeiro. He left the club in the following year, joining América Mineiro. In 1999, he played for Portuguesa and Bahia. In 2000, for the first time in his career, he played at a non-Brazilian team, as he signed with Leça of Portugal. In 2000 and 2001, he returned to Brazil, playing again for Botafogo. In 2002, he returned to Gama. He played for Goiás between 2002 and 2004. In 2004, he played for Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad. In 2004, he joined the Carioca team Flamengo, where he stayed until the following year, when he moved to São Caetano. In 2007, he moved to Brasiliense. In late 2009, was hired by Ceilândia. He played for Legião in 2010, then he retired.


After his retirement as a football player, he started a career as a futsal player, scoring two goals in his first game for Peixe Brasília, played on October 6, 2011. [1]

Return to football

He returned to football in 2012 to play for Ceilândia.


Football honors

In 1997, playing for Botafogo, he won Taça Guanabara, Taça Rio and Campeonato Carioca. In 1999, playing for Bahia, he won the Campeonato Baiano. In 2003, playing for Goiás, he scored 31 goals during the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, being the competition's top goalscorer, and, because of this, he won the Placar magazine Golden Boot (Chuteira de Ouro) award.[2]



  • Especial Placar - Guia do Segundo Turno do Brasileirão 2005 - Editora Abril.


  1. ^ "Reestreando no futsal, Dimba faz dois em goleada do Peixe" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. October 7, 2011. Retrieved October 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ RSSSF

External links

  • SambaFoot profile
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