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Encyclopedia > Roberto Carlos da Silva
Roberto Carlos
Personal information
Full name Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha
Date of birth April 10, 1973 (1973-04-10) (age 34)
Place of birth    Flag of Brazil Garça, São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Playing position Full back
Club information
Current club Flag of Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
Number 3
Youth clubs
1990-1992 União São João
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1993-1995
1995-1996
1996-2007
2007-
Palmeiras
Internazionale
Real Madrid
Fenerbahçe
068 0(5)
030 0(5)
370 (46)
6 (1)
   
National team2
1992-2006 Brazil 125 (19)[1]

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of April 21, 2007.
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of April 21, 2007.
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Roberto Carlos, full name Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha [2] (born April 10, 1973, Garça, São Paulo), is a Brazilian football wingback who currently plays for Turkish side Fenerbahçe.[3] Carlos has also been a member of the Brazil national team in three World Cups, helping the team reach the final in the 1998 edition and win the 2002 tournament. is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Garça is a city located in the westcentral part of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. ... Flag of São Paulo See other Brazilian States Capital São Paulo Largest City São Paulo City Area 248,176. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... The Bolton player in white is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe Sport Club), commonly known as Fenerbahçe (IPA: ), is a professional sports club located in Istanbul, Turkey. ... First international  Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil  (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win  Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua  (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat  Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil  (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... For the club competition, see FIFA Club World Cup. ... Qualifying countries The 1998 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup, was held in France from June 10 to July 12 after 60 years to celebrate the third edition scheduled in 1938. ... Qualifying countries The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ...


Before joining Fenerbahçe, he played for Spanish club Real Madrid for eleven years, winning four leagues, three UEFA Champions League trophies, and two Intercontinental Cups. He is also one of only five players to have played more than 100 matches in the Champions League as of March 2007.[4] Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish sports club most widely known for its professional football team based in Madrid. ... The UEFA Champions League (also known as the European Cup, UCL, CE1, C1[1] or CL) is a seasonal club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since 1955 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... 1980-2004 Logo The European/South American Cup, commonly referred to as the Intercontinental Cup or Toyota Cup, was a football competition endorsed by UEFA and CONMEBOL, contested between the winners of the European Champions League and the South American Copa Libertadores in a match played each year, from 1980... The UEFA Champions League (also known as the European Cup, UCL, CE1, C1[1] or CL) is a seasonal club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since 1955 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ...


He finished second to countryman Ronaldo in the 1997 FIFA World Player of the Year award poll and was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004. Roberto Carlos is known for his trademark powerful free kicks, his speed, and his aggressiveness at joining the offense. Roberto Carlos is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time. Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima (born September 22, 1976), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Brazil and the Italian Serie A club AC Milan. ... The 1997 FIFA World Player of the Year award was won by Ronaldo, who became the first player to win the award two years in a row. ... “Pele” redirects here. ... Pelé The FIFA 100 is a list of the world-renowned Brazilian striker Pelés choice of the greatest living footballers. Unveiled on March 4, 2004 at a gala ceremony in London, the FIFA 100 marked part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the F... A free kick is a method of resuming cheese in various forms of football, including: Football (soccer) Indirect free kick Direct free kick Penalty kick American football Free kick; used to restart play after a safety, touchdown, or field goal, or, rarely as a field goal attempt following a fair...

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Club career

Roberto Carlos began his career playing for Palmeiras, before moving to Inter Milan, at the age of 22. It was in 1996 that Roberto Carlos would join Spanish giants Real Madrid. For other uses of Palmeiras, see Palmeiras (disambiguation). ... Football Club Internazionale Milano, commonly referred to as simply Internazionale, Inter or Inter Milan,[1] is an Italian professional football club based in Milan, Lombardy and was originally founded in 1908. ... Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish sports club most widely known for its professional football team based in Madrid. ...


Real Madrid (1996-2007)

Roberto Carlos played at Madrid eleven seasons, and a total of 512 matches in all competitions. 370 of them were league matches, in which he scored 46 goals from his left-back position.


On August 2, 2005, Carlos received dual Spanish and Brazilian citizenship. This proved important for Real Madrid, as it meant that he now counted as a European Union player, opening up one of the club's allowed three slots for non-EU players and enabling Real to sign fellow Brazilian star Robinho. is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Citizen” redirects here. ... Robson de Souza (born 25 January 1984 in São Vicente, São Paulo state), nicknamed Robinho (Little Robson), is a Brazilian footballer currently playing for Real Madrid and the Brazilian national team. ...


During the 2005-06 season, there was news of the possibility of Roberto Carlos leaving Madrid, after which he was linked to several clubs, most notably Chelsea[5] and Fenerbahçe[6]. In January 2006, he set a club record for the most league matches played by a non-Spanish born player by making his 330th appearance for Madrid. He broke the previous mark of 329 held by Alfredo Di Stefano.[7] // 1st -- FC Barcelona -- UEFA Champions League Directly and Champion 2nd -- Real Madrid UEFA Champions League Directly 3rd -- Valencia CF UEFA Champions League Preliminary Round 4th -- CA Osasuna UEFA Champions League Preliminary Round Winners of Kings Cup: RCD Espanyol -- UEFA Cup 5th -- Sevilla FC UEFA Cup 6th -- Celta de Vigo... Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues or previously The Pensioners) are an English professional football club based in west London. ... Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe Sport Club), commonly known as Fenerbahçe (IPA: ), is a professional sports club located in Istanbul, Turkey. ... Alfredo Di Stéfano (born July 4, 1926, at Barrancas, Argentina), is an Argentine-born former footballer acknowledged as one of the greatest players in the history of the game. ...


Having played 30 or more league matches for ten consecutive seasons and being one of the most consistent players in the squad, he was heavily criticized for conceding the ball early during the second leg of the Champions League round of sixteen against Bayern Munich, which led to Roy Makaay's goal, the quickest goal in the tournament's history, effectively eliminating Real from the competition. On March 9, 2007, he announced his decision to not renew his contract with Real Madrid. Wikinews has related news: 2007/08 Bundesliga: Bayern Munich vs. ... Roy Rudolphus Antonius Makaay (born March 9, 1975 in Wijchen, Netherlands) is a Dutch footballer who is a striker for the Netherlands and Feyenoord. ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ...


Post-Real Madrid years

On June 19, 2007, Roberto Carlos had signed a 2 year contract and 1 year optional with the Turkish Super League Champion Fenerbahçe at the stadium in front of thousands of fans. [8][9] In the first league match he played, Fenerbahce conceeded 2 goals from Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyespor which has just come from the 2nd division and lost the match. He scored his first goal for Fenerbahce on August 25, 2007. He scored with a header which is a rare occurrence from Roberto Carlos, and this was only his 3rd headed goal of his career. is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe Sport Club), commonly known as Fenerbahçe (IPA: ), is a professional sports club located in Istanbul, Turkey. ... Logo of Fenerbahçe SK Fenerbahçe is a Turkish football club from İstanbul. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ...


National team

He has amassed 125 caps, scoring 19 goals for the Brazilian national team. He has retired from international football following Brazil's 1-0 quarter final defeat to eventual World Cup finalists France at the 2006 World Cup in Germany. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cap (sport). ... First international  Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil  (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win  Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua  (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat  Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil  (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... (Redirected from 2006 World Cup) The final stages of Football World Cup 2006 are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July. ...


1998 FIFA World Cup

At the 1998 FIFA World Cup, in France, Roberto Carlos played 7 matches, including the final. Qualifying countries The 1998 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup, was held in France from June 10 to July 12 after 60 years to celebrate the third edition scheduled in 1938. ...


2002 FIFA World Cup

After a qualifying game for the 2002 FIFA World Cup, Jose Luis Chilavert, a paraguayen goalkeeper spat on Roberto Carlos, an action which caused FIFA to give him a three-match suspension and forced him to watch the first game of the World Cup from the stands. In Korea and Japan, Roberto Carlos also played 7 matches, scoring a goal against China, which was a freekick taken from more than 25 meters out. This free kick was bent around a four man wall with the outside of his left foot. He also was a starter in the final against Germany. José Luis Félix Chilavert (born July 27, 1965 in Luque) is an football (soccer) goalkeeper from Paraguay. ... This article is about the Korean peninsula and civilization. ...


2006 FIFA World Cup

After the elimination by France in the quarterfinal of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, he announced his retirement from international football. He did have one effort on goal with a very long range shot against Croatia. “2006 World Cup” redirects here. ...


Statistics

As of 21 May 2007

All-Time Club Performance
Club Season Domestic League Domestic Cup European Competition Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Palmeiras 1993 20 1 - - - - 20 1
1994 24 2 - - - - 24 2
1995 24 2 - - - - 24 2
Total 68 5 - - - - 68 5
Inter Milan 95-96 30 5 2 1 2 1 34 7
Total 30 5 2 1 2 1 34 7
Real Madrid 96-97 37 5 5 0 0 0 42 5
97-98 35 4 1 1 9 2 45 7
98-99 35 5 4 0 8 0 47 5
99-00 35 4 3 0 17 3 55 7
00-01 36 5 0 0 14 4 50 9
01-02 31 2 6 1 13 2 50 5
02-03 37 5 1 0 15 1 53 6
03-04 32 5 7 1 8 2 47 8
04-05 34 3 2 0 10 1 46 4
05-06 35 5 3 1 7 0 45 6
06-07 23 3 1 0 8 0 32 3
Total 370 46 33 4 109 15 512 65
Fenerbahçe S.K. 07-08 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 1
Total 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 1
Career Totals 471 56 35 5 115 16 619 78

For other uses of Palmeiras, see Palmeiras (disambiguation). ... Football Club Internazionale Milano is an Italian football club based in Milan, Lombardy, which plays in Serie A. The club was founded March 9, 1908. ... Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish sports club most widely known for its professional football team based in Madrid. ... Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe Sport Club), commonly known as Fenerbahçe (IPA: ), is a professional sports club located in Istanbul, Turkey. ...

Honours

Olympic medal record
Competitor for Flag of Brazil Brazil
Men's Football
Bronze 1996 Atlanta Team Competition

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Club

Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras is a Brazilian football team from São Paulo, Brazil, founded on August 26, 1914 as Palestra Itália, but changed to the current name on September 14, 1942. ... The Série A (informally called Brasileirão) is the main division of Brazilian football. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish sports club most widely known for its professional football team based in Madrid. ... (Professional Football League), commonly known as La Liga and also known as Primera División, is the professional football league in Spain. ... The Supercopa de España is a Spanish football championship contested by the winners of the La Liga and the Copa del Rey. ... The UEFA Champions League (also known as the European Cup, UCL, CE1, C1[1] or CL) is a seasonal club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since 1955 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... The European Super Cup (UEFA Super Cup) is at stake in an annual football game between the reigning champions of the UEFA Cup(formally UEFA Cup Winners Cup) and the Champions League. ... 1980-2004 Logo The European/South American Cup, commonly referred to as the Intercontinental Cup or Toyota Cup, was a football competition endorsed by UEFA and CONMEBOL, contested between the winners of the European Champions League and the South American Copa Libertadores in a match played each year, from 1980... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Logo of Fenerbahçe SK Fenerbahçe is a Turkish football club from İstanbul. ... Turkish Super Cup logo The Turkish Super Cup is an annual football game between the Turkish Premier Super League champion and the Turkish Cup champion. ...

Country

Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... The FIFA World Cup Trophy, which has been awarded to the world champions since 1974. ...

References

Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paolo Maldini (born June 26, 1968 in Milan) is an Italian footballer who plays for A.C. Milan. ... For other uses, see Raúl González (disambiguation). ... Oliver Kahn (born 15 June 1969 in Karlsruhe) is a German football goalkeeper. ... David Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE (born May 2, 1975) is an English footballer born in Leytonstone, London. ... This article is about an international football organization. ...

External links

  • Roberto Carlos: website oficial (Portuguese)
  • Sambafoot profile (Portuguese)
  • Profile at fenerbahce.org (Turkish)
  • Profile at TFF.org (Turkish)
  • FootballDatabase provides Roberto Carlos's profile and stats
  • Profile on transfermarkt.de
  • Profile for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Retrieved on June 19, 2006.
  • Profile at Real Madrid. Retrieved on June 19, 2006.
  • Roberto Carlos "Şampiyon Fenerbahçe". Retrieved on June 5, 2007.
  • Free Kick Compilation. Retrieved on June 19, 2006.
  • Roberto Carlos Top 10 Goals. Retrieved on June 19, 2006.
Preceded by
Roberto Ayala
UEFA Champions League Best Defender
2001-02, 2002-03
Succeeded by
Ricardo Carvalho
Persondata
NAME Silva, Roberto Carlos da
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Carlos, Roberto
SHORT DESCRIPTION footballer
DATE OF BIRTH 1973-4-10
PLACE OF BIRTH Garça, São Paulo, Brazil
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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Roberto Carlos - King Of The World (977 words)
Roberto Carlos was born in Garça, an inland city of State São Paulo, at Farm São José, where there are still coffee plantations.
Roberto Carlos began his career as a forward at Uniao Sao Joao at 16 and represented Brazil for the first time at 18 in the 1992 Olympic qualifying tournament.
Carlos hit the ball so far to the right that it initially cleared the wall of defenders by at least a metre and made a ball-boy, who stood metres from the goal, duck his head.
Roberto Carlos da Silva - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (623 words)
Roberto Carlos, full name Roberto Carlos da Silva (born April 10, 1973, Garça, São Paulo), is a Brazilian-Spanish football wingback who has played for Real Madrid since 1996.
Roberto Carlos is known for his trademark powerful free kicks, explosive speed and aggressive attacking plays, often leading swift counter attacks from the back of the field.
He was severely criticised by the press and the general public for his performance in the Cup, especially for failing to mark French striker Thierry Henry in the free kick crossed by Zinedine Zidane that was scored by Henry and ultimately led to Brazil's demise.
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