Félix (footballer)

Félix Miélli Venerando (24 December 1937 – 24 August 2012) was a Brazilian football player, more commonly known as Félix.[2][3][4]

Félix
Félix Miéli Venerando.jpg
Félix in 2008
Personal information
Full name Félix Miéli Venerando
Date of birth (1937-12-24)24 December 1937
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death 24 August 2012(2012-08-24) (aged 74)
Place of death São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1955 Juventus
1955–1968 Portuguesa 305 (0)
1957–1960Nacional (SP) (loan)
1968–1978 Fluminense 319 (0)
National team
1965–1972 Brazil 39 (0)
Teams managed
1982 Botafogo
1982 Avaí
Honours
Men's Football
Representing  Brazil
FIFA World Cup
Winner 1970 Mexico
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Félix was born in São Paulo. He was goalkeeper for Associação Portuguesa de Desportos and Fluminense Football Club. He has 47 caps (8 non-official) with the Brazilian national team, including the 1970 FIFA World Cup-winning squad.[5][6]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Portuguesa

  • RIO Branco Cup: 1967, 1968

Fluminense

InternationalEdit

Brazil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Cup Champions Squads 1930 - 2018". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 6 April 2020.
  2. ^ ESPN http://espn.estadao.com.br. "Morre ex-goleiro Félix, campeão do mundo com a seleção brasileira em 1970". Espn.estadao.com.br. Archived from the original on 26 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012. {{cite web}}: External link in |author= (help)
  3. ^ "Brazil's 1970 goalkeeper Felix dies". BBC News. 25 August 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  4. ^ Club, Fluminense Football. "Ídolos". Fluminense Football Club (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Capitão do tri, Torres relembra Félix "extraordinário" e criticado" (in Portuguese). Terra Brasil. 24 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Félix". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 9 January 2020.

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