Procópio Cardoso

Defender, Football player

1939 –

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Who is Procópio Cardoso?

Procópio Cardoso Neto is a Brazilian former football player and coach.

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.

As a manager, Cardoso managed Cruzeiro, Atlético Mineiro, Atlético Paranaense, Fluminense, Bahia and Internacional.

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Born
Mar 21, 1939
Salinas
Nationality
  • Brazil
Lived in
  • Salinas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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