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Ely do Amparo

Personal information
Full nameEly do Amparo
Date of birth(1921-05-14)May 14, 1921
Place of birthParacambi, Brazil
Date of deathMarch 9, 1991(1991-03-09) (aged 69)
Place of deathParacambi, Brazil
Playing positionCentral defender
Senior career*
1940–1945Canto do Rio
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ely do Amparo, commonly known as just Ely (May 14, 1921[1] – March 9, 1991[1]), was a Brazilian football central defender, who played in two World Cups.


Ely do Amparo started his career with América, in 1939.[1] He joined Canto do Rio in 1940, leaving the club in 1945 to join Vasco.[1] Ely, as part of Vasco's Expresso da Vitória squad,[2] won the Campeonato Carioca in 1945, 1947, 1949, 1950 and in 1952, winning the South American Club Championship in 1948 as well.[1] Ely do Amparo was transferred to Sport in 1953, winning the Campeonato Pernambucano in that year and in 1955, when he retired.[1]

National team

He played 19 games for the Brazilian national team, including being part of the World Cup squad in 1950[3] and in 1954.[4] He was part of the squad that won the Panamerican Championship in 1952.[1]








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