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João Dickson Carvalho

Personal information
Full nameJoão Dickson Carvalho
Date of birth1952
Place of birthSão Paulo, Brazil
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubRetired
Senior career*
Guarani FC
Barretos EC
Rio Preto EC
1975-1982Towa Real Estate/Fujita Industry
1983-1986Yokohama Tristar/ANA
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

João Dickson Carvalho (born in São Paulo, Brazil) is a former Brazilian football player.


Carvalho was one of several foreign players in the Japan Soccer League,[1] and during the 1977 season, he became the first foreign player to win the top scorer in the Japan Soccer League First Division. Carvalho scored a total of 77 goals in the league[2] becoming the fourth all time top scorer in the Japan Soccer League First Division history.

Personal honors

  • Japanese Footballer of the Year - 1 (1977)
  • Japan Soccer League First Division Top Scorer - 2 (1977 (on his own), 1978 (shared with Kunishige Kamamoto))
  • Japan Soccer League First Division Best Eleven - 5 (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981)


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