Brazilian Football player Carlos Alberto Torres

Carlos Alberto Torres

Carlos Alberto Torres was born on 17th July, 1944 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He is 5 ft 11 inches tall. He was a former Brazilian footballer and highly considered defender of all time. He played in the right back position. He led the Brazilian team to win the world cup in 1970. He is an associate member of the World Team of the 20th century and the U.S National Soccer Hall of Fame. In March 2004, he was named one of the top 125 greatest living footballers.

Torres was topped 53 times and scored 8 goals from 1964 to 1977.  In the FIFA World Cup held in 1970, Carlos Alberto’s goal against Italy stands one of the ultimate goals ever recorded in the history of the tournament. But it was quite tragically unknown that this would be the only time he would play at that extraordinary level. And due to his knee injury, he was unable to participate in the 1974 World Cup. After when he recovered his health, he was selected to lead the national team by Claudio Coutinho in 1978 FIFA World Cup. At this time, Carlos was almost 33 years of age and he decided that very moment to get retired from the Brazil National team and immediately merged himself into the New York Cosmos in the NASL. He started his career as a football manager in 1983. He managed many clubs like Flamengo, Corinthians and Monterrey. And today he is one of the finest football players in the world.

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