Carlos Gallo

Carlos Roberto Rocha Gallo (born 4 March 1956), known as Carlos, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1976 Summer Olympics and won a gold medal in football at the 1975 Pan American Games.[1]

Carlos Gallo
Personal information
Full name Carlos Roberto Rocha Gallo
Date of birth (1956-03-04) 4 March 1956 (age 66)
Place of birth Vinhedo, Brazil
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1972–1974 Ponte Preta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1983 Ponte Preta
1984–1988 Corinthians
1988–1989 Malatyaspor
1990–1991 Atlético Mineiro
1991 Guarani
1992 Palmeiras
1993 Portuguesa
National team
1975–1993 Brazil 37 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

In a club career which spanned from 1974 to 1993, Carlos Gallo played for Ponte Preta, Corinthians, Atlético Mineiro, Guarani, Palmeiras, Portuguesa and Malatyaspor (1988–1990) in Turkey. He won two Brazilian Silver Ball Awards.

International careerEdit

At international level, Carlos Gallo played 37 matches for the Brazilian national team, between June 1980 and June 1993, and was selected for the 1978, 1982 and 1986 FIFA World Cup tournaments, playing in the latter edition of the competition. He conceded only one goal in the five World Cup games Brazil played in 1986.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Carlos (Carlos Roberto Rocha Gallo)". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2019-03-06.

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