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Clodoaldo Tavares de Santana, better known as Clodoaldo (Brazilian Portuguese: [klodoˈawdu]; born 25 September 1949 in Aracaju), is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a midfielder.
|Full name||Clodoaldo Tavares de Santana|
|Date of birth||25 September 1949|
|Place of birth||Aracaju, Brazil|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|1980||Tampa Bay Rowdies||43||(4)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Clodoaldo usually played as a defensive midfielder for both Santos Futebol Clube and the Brazil national team, for whom he was capped 38 times (scoring one goal) between 1969 and 1974.
He was part of the Brazil squad that won the 1970 FIFA World Cup, and scored the equalising goal in the semi-final against Uruguay. He then memorably contributed to the famous goal by Carlos Alberto Torres against Italy in the final by dribbling past four of the opposition's players in his own half.
He played his club football for Santos (1966–79), Tampa Bay Rowdies (1980), and Nacional-AM (1981).
- Campeonato Paulista (São Paulo state championship):1967, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1978
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: 1968
- FIFA World Cup: 1970
- Roca Cup: 1971
- ^ a b "A Celebration Of Brazil 1970: The Finest Football Team Of All Time". The Beautiful Team. Archived from the original on 22 July 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
- ^ a b Clodoaldo at National-Football-Teams.com