Dorival Knippel (September 28, 1917 – February 15, 1990), nicknamed Yustrich, was a Brazilian goalkeeper of the 1930s and 1940s. His nickname was a reference to fellow goalkeeper Juan Elías Yustrich, then of Boca Juniors, who he was said to resemble.

Personal information
Full name Dorival Knipel
Date of birth (1917-09-28)September 28, 1917
Place of birth Corumbá (MS), Brazil
Date of death February 15, 1990(1990-02-15) (aged 72)
Place of death Belo Horizonte (MG), Brasil
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935–1944 Flamengo
1944–1945 Vasco da Gama
1945–1950 America
Teams managed
1952–1953 Atlético Mineiro
1955–1956 Porto
1957–1958 Porto
1958 America
1959–1960 Vasco da Gama
1960 Atlético Mineiro
1961 Bangu
1964 Siderúrgica
1968 Brazil
1968–1969 Atlético Mineiro
1970–1971 Flamengo
1971 América Mineiro
1972 Cruzeiro
1972–1973 América Mineiro
1973–1974 Corinthians
1974 Coritiba
1976 América Mineiro
1977 Cruzeiro
1978 Bangu
1979 América Mineiro
1982 Cruzeiro
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

From 1935 to 1944, he played for Flamengo, but became known at national level as a manager for Atlético Mineiro, Cruzeiro EC, Coritiba, Corinthians, Flamengo as well as FC Porto in Portugal. Yustrich also coached Brazil in a single match in 1968.





América Mineiro
Atlético Mineiro


  1. ^ Yustrich, o disciplinador TV Alterosa, acessado em 11 de abril de 2010