Waldir Peres de Arruda (January 2, 1951 – July 23, 2017), known as Waldir Peres, was a Brazilian footballer who played as a goalkeeper, in particular with São Paulo FC and the Brazilian national team. His son Diogo Pires is also football player.
|Full name||Waldir Peres de Arruda|
|Date of birth||January 2, 1951|
|Place of birth||Garça, Brazil|
|Date of death||July 23, 2017(aged 66)|
|Place of death||Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|1992||Inter de Limeira|
|1994||Inter de Limeira|
|2008||Inter de Limeira|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He was capped 30 times for Brazil, between October 1975 and July 1982; he was a member of the Brazilian national team during the World Cup 1974, 1978 and 1982. He played five games at the 1982 World Cup. Peres died in 2017 of a heart attack; he was 66.
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: 1977
- Campeonato Paulista (São Paulo State championship): 1975, 1978, 1980, 1981
- Copa do Brasil: 1976
- Campeonato Pernambucano: 1990