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Falcao Biography & Career Records ( Paulo Roberto Falcão Is Regarded As The “8th King Of Rome”)



Date Of Birth: 16 October 1953

Falcao Regarded as the most complete midfielder in the 1980s. 1983, He won the Scudetto.

Falcao or Paulo Roberto Falcão is regarded as the “8th King Of Rome”. He was the greatest midfielder in the world from the late 1970s to the 1980s. Falcao is termed AS Roma’s greatest player.

Falcao was rated by Guerin Sportivo in all four world-class Serie-A seasons. He was also rated as the greatest foreign player in the 1982 – 1983 season. He had been selected in the 1975 Brazilian championship best XI.

Falcao Personal Information

  • Full Name: Paulo Roberto Falcão
  • Nation: Brazil
  • Height: 183 cm
  • Position: Box-To-Box Midfielder
  • Career duration: 1972-1986
  • Career Goals: 52
  • International Caps: 34 Games
  • International Goals: 6
  • Major Club:  Internacional, AS Roma
  • World Cup Participation: 1982, 1986 -7 Games

Club & Country Honours

  • 3 Times Brazil National Champions
  • 5 times Campeonato Gaúcho champions
  • 1 Time Italian Series A, 
  • 1984 European Cup Runner-up
  • 1991 Copa America Runner-Up

Individual Awards

  • 1982 FIFA World Cup Silver Ball
  • 1979 Bronze South American Footballer Of The Year
  • 1982 Silver Ball South American Footballer Of The Year
  • 2 Times Brazilian League Footballer of The Year- 1978, 1979
  • Internacional Greatest Player Ever
  • Brazil Football Museum Hall of Fame
  • As Roma Hall of fame
  • 2019 Golden Foot
  • 1982 FIFA WorldCup All star team

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