Afonso Guimarães da Silva

For other Brazilian footballer named Afonsinho , see Afonso Celso Garcia Reis.

Afonso Guimarães da Silva, best known as Afonsinho (born in Rio de Janeiro, March 8, 1914 February 19, 1997)[1] was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.

During his career (19311946), he played for América, Flamengo, São Cristovão and Fluminense. He won four Rio de Janeiro State Championships (1931, 1940, 1941, 1946). For the Brazilian team, he played at the 1937 South American Championship, scoring one goal, and played four matches in the 1938 FIFA World Cup.[2]

He died at the age of 82.


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