Carvalho Leite

Carlos Antônio Dobbert de Carvalho Leite (June 25, 1912 – July 19, 2004), best known as Carvalho Leite[1] was a Brazilian Association footballer who played as a striker.

Carvalho Leite
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Carvalho Leite
Personal information
Full name Carlos Antônio Dobbert de Carvalho Leite
Date of birth (1912-06-25)25 June 1912
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death 19 July 2004(2004-07-19) (aged 92)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1927–1929 Petropolitano ? (?)
1929–1942 Botafogo 326 (274)
International career
1930–1940 Brazil 10 (7)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Leite was born in Rio de Janeiro. In a career that spanned 15 years between 1927 and 1943, Leite played for Petropolitano and Botafogo, winning five Campeonato Carioca titles (1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935) with Botafogo. He was top goalscorer in 1931, 1935, 1936, 1938 and 1939.

Leite was a member of the Brazilian 1930 World Cup squad, being the youngest player of the tournament (a record he held until Pelé debuted at 17 in the 1958 World Cup).[2] He was also a part of the 1934 World Cup squad.[3] He died in July 2004 at the age of 92, by which time he was the last surviving player of the Brazilian 1930 World Cup team.

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Botafogo: 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935

IndividualEdit

Botafogo: 1931 (13 goal), 1935 (16 goal), 1936 (15 goal), 1938 (16 goal), 1939 (22 goal)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CBF profile". Archived from the original on March 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "FIFA World Cup™ Players Statistics". fifa.com. Archived from the original on October 20, 2007.
  3. ^ Carvalho LeiteFIFA competition record (archived)

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