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Orlando Peçanha de Carvalho

Full nameOrlando Peçanha de Carvalho
Date of birth(1935-09-20)20 September 1935
Place of birthNiterói, Brazil
Date of death10 February 2010(2010-02-10) (aged 74)
Place of deathRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Playing positionDefender
Senior career*
1953–1960Vasco da Gama
1961–1965Boca Juniors106(0)
1970Vasco da Gama
National team

Orlando Peçanha de Carvalho (20 September 1935 – 10 February 2010), known simply as Orlando, was a Brazilian footballer who played defender.

During his club career he played for Vasco da Gama (1955–1960), Boca Juniors (1960–1964) and Santos (1965–1967). He was part of the Brazilian team that won the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and also participated in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. In total he earned 30 caps.

Orlando died on 10 February 2010, in Rio de Janeiro, due to a heart attack.[1]

Boca Juniors

During his time with Boca he played 119 games for the club, (105 league and 14 Copa Libertadores), he never scored a goal for the club but he had the distinction of being the club captain and he helped them to win two league titles in 1962 and 1964. His third league title was in 1965, playing for Santos.


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