Oscar (footballer, born 1954)

José Oscar Bernardi (born June 20, 1954), nicknamed Oscar, is a Brazilian former association footballer who played as a defender. He notably represented the Brazil national football team at international level, and played as a starter in defence at the 1978 and 1982 FIFA World Cups, while he was a reserve in 1986. He was capped almost 60 times for Brazil between April 1978 and May 1986, and scored two goals. At club level, he played for São Paulo Futebol Clube and Associação Atlética Ponte Preta in Brazil.

Oscar
Oscar (born 20 June 1954) — Brazil NFT Defender (1978–1986).jpg
Oscar (born 20 June 1954) — Brazil NFT Defender (1978–1986)
Personal information
Full name José Oscar Bernardi
Date of birth (1954-06-20) June 20, 1954 (age 67)
Place of birth Monte Siao, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1979 Ponte Preta 34 (13)
1980 New York Cosmos 3 (0)
1980–1987 São Paulo 294 (6)
1987–1989 Nissan Motors
National team
1978–1986 Brazil 59 (2)
Teams managed
1989–1991 Nissan Motors
1992 AA Internacional
1992 Guarani
1993–1995 Al-Hilal
1995–1996 Kyoto Purple Sanga
1997 Al-Hilal
1997 Cruzeiro
1998 Al-Shabab
1999–2000 Al-Ittihad FC
2001–2003 Al-Ittihad FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Oscar also played for American side New York Cosmos in 1980 and Japanese team Nissan FC between 1987 and 1989. After his professional retirement, he coached several football clubs in Japan and Brazil. He now runs an athletic training center in Monte Sião, Minas Gerais. Oscar Bernardi founded a football club, named Brasilis Futebol Clube, in 2007.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Bernardi is Roman Catholic and has Italian roots due to his family. Bernardi has a graduation in physiotherapy.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

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Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Brazil League
1972 Ponte Preta 0 0
1973 0 0
1974 0 0
1975 0 0
1976 Série A 12 0
1977 16 1
1978 6 0
1979 0 0
United States League
1980 New York Cosmos NASL 3 0
Brazil League
1980 São Paulo Série A 0 0
1981 10 0
1982 16 0
1983 11 0
1984 12 2
1985 19 3
1986 9 1
1987 0 0
Country Brazil 111 7
United States 3 0
Total 114 7

InternationalEdit

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
1978 11 0
1979 1 0
1980 4 0
1981 13 0
1982 11 1
1983 0 0
1984 2 0
1985 11 0
1986 6 1
Total 59 2

Managerial statisticsEdit

[4]

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Kyoto Purple Sanga 1996 1996 15 0 0 15 000.00
Total 15 0 0 15 000.00

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brasilis Futebol Clube" (in Portuguese). Federação Paulista de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2011.
  2. ^ https://www.ludopedio.com.br/entrevistas/oscar/amp/
  3. ^ Oscar at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ J.League Data Site Archived October 23, 2016, at the Wayback Machine(in Japanese)

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