Wilson da Silva Piazza

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Surname Wilson da Silva Piazza
birthday February 25, 1943
place of birth Ribeirão das NevesBrazil
size 176 cm
position Central defender
Defensive midfield
Years station
1961-1964 Renasença
Years station Games (goals) 1
1964-1979 Cruzeiro Belo Horizonte 559 (39)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1967-1976 Brazil 51 0(0)
1 Only league games are given.

Wilson da Silva Piazza (born February 25, 1943 in Ribeirão das Neves , Minas Gerais state , Brazil ) is a former Brazilian football player .

The central defender Piazza joined the Brazilian top club Cruzeiro Belo Horizonte in 1964 . For this club he played until the end of his career in 1979. With Cruzeiro he won the Brazilian championship, the Taça Brasil , and the Copa Libertadores in 1976 in the finals against River Plate from Argentina .

On June 25, 1967, he made his debut in the Brazilian national soccer team , where he immediately acted as captain of a newly formed team. He also held this position in the following two games, but only came to sporadic missions after that. During the qualification for the soccer world championship in 1970 he became a regular player of the Seleção and was also used in all games of the world championship, where he was soccer world champion. In May 1973 he was again captain of the national team and held this position in the first three games at the 1974 World Cup in Germany. In the third game he was substituted and was no longer used in the second round and in the game for third place, where Brazil was fourth. After the World Cup, he played four more international matches. In total, he played 51 internationals by 1976.



National team

Web links

  • Piazza in the database of weltfussball.de