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Domingos Antônio da Guia (born in Rio de Janeiro, November 19, 1912 – died in Rio, May 18, 2000) was a Brazilian footballer.

Domingos da Guia
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Da Guia with Boca Juniors
Personal information
Full name Domingos Antônio da Guia
Date of birth (1912-11-19)November 19, 1912[1]
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death May 18, 2000(2000-05-18) (aged 87)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1932 Bangu[2] 57 (2)
1932 Vasco da Gama[3] 14 (0)
1933 Nacional 25 (0)
1934 Vasco da Gama[3][4] 12 (0)
1935–1937 Boca Juniors[5] 56 (0)
1936Flamengo (loan)[6] 17 (0)
1937–1943 Flamengo 139 (0)
1944–1948 Corinthians[7] 77 (0)
1948 Bangu 20 (0)
Total 417 (2)
National team
1931–1946 Brazil 30 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He played in four matches for Brazil in the 1938 FIFA World Cup finals.[8] He is regarded as one of the best Brazilian defenders of all time.[9]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Domingos da Guia". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  2. ^ [1] Almanaque do Bangu (in Portuguese)
  3. ^ a b "Acervo histórico". Acervo O Globo (in Portuguese). O Globo.
  4. ^ [2] BrFut (in Portuguese)
  5. ^ La Historia de Boca Juniors (in Spanish)
  6. ^ Fla-Estatística.com(in Portuguese)
  7. ^ Unzelte, Celso (2005). Almanaque do Timão (in Portuguese). Ed. Abril.
  8. ^ "Domingos da Guia". Competitions. FIFA. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  9. ^ Brazil's greatest defenders at Sky Sports
  10. ^ Copa América Best Players

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