|Full name||Aílton dos Santos Ferraz|
|Date of birth||January 19, 1966|
|Place of birth||Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|2001||União São João|
|2010||Duque de Caxias|
|2012||Kashima Antlers (assistant)|
|2019||Portuguesa da Ilha|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Aílton started his professional career playing with Flamengo. With Flamengo he played 116 Série A games and scored five goals between 1985 and 1991. He won the Campeonato Carioca in 1985, 1986 and 1987, the Taça Guanabara in 1988 and in 1989, the Taça Rio in 1985 and in 1986 the Série A in 1987, and the Copa do Brasil in 1990 with the club.
He left Flamengo in 1991 to play with Guarani, joining Kashiwa Reysol of Japan in 1993 and returning to Brazil in 1995 to defend Fluminense. He helped the club win the Campeonato Carioca in 1995. He was part of the Grêmio squad that won the 1996 Série A. After playing for several different clubs, he retired in 2002 while defending Uberlândia.
He began his coaching career in 2007 as America's head coach. After commanding weaker teams, such as Cabofriense, Volta Redonda and Duque de Caxias, he was invited by Jorginho to be his assistant coach, where he stayed in Goiás, Figueirense, and Flamengo.
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: 1987
- Copa do Brasil: 1990
- Campeonato Carioca: 1986, 1991
- Copa Rio: 1991
- Campeonato Carioca: 1995
- Campeonato Carioca: 1997
- Campeonato Paraense: 1999
- Copa Rio: 2015
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