ROBERTO Miranda | 1962-1972

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ROBERTO Miranda | 1962-1972

Postby blanka797 » 2009 May 18, 10:20

Name: Roberto Lopes de Miranda


Club: Botafogo
Position: CF, AM, WF
Nationality: Brazilian
Age: 26 (World Cup 1970)

Foot: R
Side: B

Length: 173 ?
Weight:70 ?

Attack: 87
Stamina: 83
Top Speed:87
Response: 87
Agility: 87
Dribble Accuracy: 88
Dribble Speed: 87
Short Pass Accuracy:83
Short Pass Speed: 77
Long Pass Accuracy: 80
Long Pass Speed: 75
Shot Accuracy: 89
Shot Power: 85
Shot Technique: 88
Free Kick Accuracy: 59
Curling: 67
Header: 78
Jump: 71
Technique: 88
Aggression: 87
Mentality: 84
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 85
Injury Tolerance:B
Condition/Fitness: 6
Weak Foot Accuracy: 5
Weak Foot frequency: 5
Consistency: 6

*1-on-1 Scoring

Roberto Lopes de Miranda, best known as Roberto (born in São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro State, July 31, 1944) was a former Brazilian footballer in striker role.
In career (1962–1976) he played for Botafogo, Flamengo, Corinthians and América. He won two Rio de Janeiro State Championship (1967, 1968) and one Brazilian Cup in 1968. For Brazilian team he played 12 games from 1968 to 1972, scored 6 goals. He won also 1970 FIFA World Cup.
Together with Jairzinho, Robert formed a potent strike force which helped Botafogo to win the Rio (Carioca) Championship consecutively in 1967 and 1968. Roberto was a forthright striker much loved by the Botafogo supporters.
In the 60s, Santos of Pelé, Coutinho, Zito, Edu etc and Botafogo of Zequinha, Gerson, Jairzinho, Roberto and Paulo Cesar were the two best teams in Brazil. Botafogo supporters believe that this attack is one of the best attacks of all times in the world.
Roberto left Botafogo to play in Mexico. Roberto may have played for other teams but he will always be best known as a Botafogo striker.
For the Brazilian National Team, he has 18 official matches and scored nine goals.


Rio de Janeiro State League: 1967, 1968
Tournament Rio - São Paulo: 1964, 1966
Guanabara Cup: 1967, 1968
Brazilian Cup: 1968
FIFA World Cup: 1970

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