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Narciso dos Santos

Narciso dos Santos, or just Narciso (born 23 December 1973 in Neópolis, Sergipe) is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a midfielder. He is currently the manager of XV de Piracicaba.

Narciso
Personal information
Full name Narciso dos Santos
Date of birth (1970-03-14) 14 March 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth Neópolis (SE) Brazil
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Paraguaçuense
1994–1998 Santos 110 (5)
1999–2000 Flamengo
2000–2005 Santos 4 (0)
National team
1995–1998 Brazil 8 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2011 Santos U20
2011 Sergipe
2011–2012 Corinthians U20
2012–2013 Palmeiras U20
2013 Operário
2014–2015 Penapolense
2015 Linense
2016 ABC
2016 XV de Piracicaba
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He made his debut for the Brazilian national team between 1995 and played his last match in 1998. He appeared in one game at the 1996 Summer Olympics; versus Portugal.

In 2000, Narciso was diagnosed with leukemia, and all evidences pointed towards his retirement from football. However, he managed to recover and returned to his footballing activities soon thereafter, the only sportsman in the world to ever do so. [1]

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