Carvalho Leite

Carvalho Leite

Carvalho Leite
Personal information
Full name Carlos Antônio Dobbert de Carvalho Leite
Date of birth (1912-05-26)26 May 1912
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death 19 July 2004(2004-07-19) (aged 92)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1927-1929 Petropolitano ? (?)
1929-1942 Botafogo 326 (274)
National team
1930-1940 Brazil 10 (7)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carlos Antônio Dobbert de Carvalho Leite, best known as Carvalho Leite (June 25, 1912 July 19, 2004)[1] was a Brazilian football (soccer) player who played as a striker. He was born in Rio de Janeiro.

In career (19271943) was played for Petropolitano and Botafogo. He won five Campeonato Carioca (1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935) and was top goalscorer in 1931, 1935, 1936, 1938 and 1939.

Carvalho Leite was a member of the Brazilian 1930 World Cup squad, being the youngest player of the tournament (a record he held until Pelé debuted at 17 in the 1958 World Cup.[2] He was also a part of the 1934 World Cup squad.[3] He died in July 2004 at the age of 92, by which time he was the last surviving player of the Brazilian 1930 World Cup team.



Botafogo: 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935


Botafogo: 1931 (13 goal), 1935 (16 goal), 1936 (15 goal), 1938 (16 goal), 1939 (22 goal)


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