Manga

Football, Football player

1937 –

36

Who is Manga?

Haílton Corrêa de Arruda, best known as Manga was a Brazilian goalkeeper, famous for playing alongside with Garrincha, Nílton Santos and Zagallo in the great Botafogo of the 1960s, and also for defending the Brazilian national team in the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

Manga started his career in 1955 in Sport Recife. In 1959 he moved to Botafogo, where he became a national celebrity. In 1966 he was the Brazilian goalkeeper in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. In the 1970s he also played for Sport Club Internacional, Coritiba and Grêmio. He also played in Uruguay and Ecuador, where he finished his career at the age of 44.

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Born
Apr 26, 1937
Recife
Also known as
  • Ailton Correa Arruda
Nationality
  • Brazil

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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