Hércules de Miranda
|Full name||Hércules de Miranda|
|Date of birth||July 2, 1912|
|Place of birth||Guaxupé, Brazil|
|Date of death||September 3, 1982 70)(aged|
|Place of death||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|1933||São Paulo da Floresta|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Hércules was born in Guaxupé, Minas Gerais state. He started his career in 1930, playing for Juventus, leaving the club in 1933, joining São Paulo da Floresta. He moved to Fluminense in the same year, leaving the club in 1941, after winning the Campeonato Carioca in 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940 and in 1941, and scoring 164 goals in 176 games. Hércules de Miranda joined Corinthians in 1942, playing 73 games and scoring 53 goals for the club until his retirement in 1948.
He played six games for the Brazilian national team, scoring three goals. Hércules debut defending the national team was a 1938 FIFA World Cup game, played on June 5, 1938, against Poland. Hércules de Miranda scored his first two goals for the Brazilian national team on March 10, 1940, against Argentina. His last game defending Brazil was played on March 31, 1940, when his country and Uruguay drew 1–1.
- Campeonato Carioca: 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941
- "Hércules (ex-ponta do Fluminense e Corinthians)" (in Portuguese). Milton Neves. January 5, 2009. Retrieved March 27, 2009.
- Napoleão, Antônio Carlos; Assaf, Roberto (2006). Seleção Brasileira 1914–2006. São Paulo: Mauad X. p. 262. ISBN 85-7478-186-X.
- "Hércules" (in Portuguese). Folha Online. Retrieved March 27, 2009.
- "Hércules" (in Portuguese). Flumania. Retrieved March 27, 2009.