Gilberto Alves, nicknamed Gil (born December 24, 1950 in Nova Lima), was a
footballer A football player or footballer is a sportsperson, sport person who plays one of the different types of football. The main types of football are association football, American football, Canadian football, Australian rules football, Gaelic footbal ...
Brazil Brazil ( pt, Brasil; ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: ), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers (3.2 million square miles) and with over 211 milli ...
. He played as a forward, in particular with
Fluminense Football Club Fluminense Football Club (), known simply as Fluminense, is a Brazilian sports club best known for its professional association football, football team that competes in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, the first tier of Brazilian football leag ...
and the Brazilian national team.

Playing career

Gil played for several clubs, starting his career with Villa Nova in 1970, playing for Comercial from 1974 to 1977. He played for Fluminense Football Club, Fluminense during the time where the club was nicknamed ''Máquina Tricolor'' (''Three Color Machine''). He then moved to its former club's rivals, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, Botafogo, where he stayed until 1980, when he joined Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Corinthians, moving in the subsequent years to Real Murcia of Spain, Coritiba Foot Ball Club, Coritiba, and SC Farense, Farense of Portugal, respectively.

National team

He received 41 caps, scoring 13 goals from April 1976 to June 1978, and played seven games during the Football World Cup 1978, World Cup 1978.

Managerial career

On September 2, 2008, Gilberto Alves was hired as Marília Atlético Clube, Marília's manager.


*Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in 1971 with Villa Nova *Campeonato Carioca (Rio de Janeiro State championship) in 1975 and 1976 with Fluminense Football Club, Fluminense *Taça Guanabara in 1975 and 1976 with Fluminense Football Club, Fluminense *Coupe Rio Branco in 1976 with Fluminense Football Club, Fluminense *Roca Cup in 1976 with Fluminense Football Club, Fluminense


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