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Waldir Peres

Waldir Peres
Personal information
Full name Waldir Peres de Arruda
Date of birth (1951-01-02) January 2, 1951
Place of birth Garça, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970-1973 Ponte Preta
1973-1984 São Paulo
1984 América
1984-1985 Guarani
1986 Corinthians
1988 Portuguesa
1988-1989 Ponte Preta
1989-1990 Santa Cruz
National team
1975-1982 Brazil
Teams managed
1991 São Bento
1992 Inter de Limeira
1993 União Mogi
1994 São Bento
1994 Inter de Limeira
1995 União Mogi
1996 Nacional-SP
1997 Ferroviária
1998 Nacional-SP
1998 Guarulhos
1999 Itabaiana
2000 Nacional-SP
2001 Paraguaçuense
2002 Rio Branco-PR
2003 Oeste
2004 Rio Branco-PR
2006 Uberlândia
2007 Vitória-ES
2008 Inter de Limeira
2008 Engenheiro Beltrão
2013 Grêmio Maringá

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Waldir Peres, real name Waldir Peres de Arruda, (born January 2, 1951 in Garça, Brazil), was a Brazilian footballer. He was a goalkeeper, in particular with São Paulo FC and the Brazilian national team. His son Diogo Pires is also football player.[1]

In 2006, he was Vitória-ES U-18 team manager during Copa São Paulo de Juniores.

National team

He was capped 30 times for Brazil, between October 1975 and July 1982; he was a member of the Brazilian national team during the World Cup 1974, 1978 and 1982. He played five games at the World Cup 1982.



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