Defender, Football player
Who is Procópio Cardoso?
He started his professional career at Renascença as a Center Back. Cardoso also played for Belo Horizonte rivals, Cruzeiro and Atlético Mineiro, São Paulo, Fluminense, Vitória and Palmeiras. In a game of Cruzeiro against Santos for 1968 Taça Brasil Cardoso disputed a ball with Pelé and he had ruptured a tendon in his knee. He spent 5 years out of professional football, working a youth coach at Cruzeiro, returning at field just in 1973.
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- Mar 21, 1939
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on July 23, 2013
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