Jorge Vieira

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Jorge Vieira
Personal information
Full name Jorge Silva Vieira
Date of birth (1934-07-18)July 18, 1934
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death July 24, 2012(2012-07-24) (aged 78)
Place of death Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1956 Madureira
Teams managed
1960–1961 América-RJ
1965–1967 Belenenses
1968 Galícia
1968–1969 Vitória SC
1970–1971 Vitória SC
1977 Botafogo-SP
1977–1978 Palmeiras
1979, 1983 Corinthians
1985–1986 Iraq
1988–1990 Club América
1990–1992 Puebla FC
1993–1994 El Salvador
1999 Toros Neza

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

† Appearances (goals)

Jorge Silva Vieira, usually known as Jorge Vieira (July 18, 1934 – July 24, 2012), was a Brazilian football player and head coach. He was born in Rio de Janeiro.


He won the Campeonato Carioca as América's manager, when he was 26 years old. América's line-up was Amaro, Antoninho, Nilo, Jorge, Calazans, Djalma Dias, Quarentinha, Ari, Pompéia, Ivan and Wilson Santos.

Jorge Vieira managed Belenenses, of Portugal, in 1965-66 (26 matches) and in 1966-67 (one match). In 1977, he managed Botafogo-SP, winning that year's Campeonato Paulista first stage, named Taça Cidade de São Paulo. Botafogo-SP's line-up was: Aguillera, Wilson Campos, Nei, Manoel and Mineiro; Mário, Lorico and Sócrates; Zé Mario, Arlindo and João Carlos Motoca.

Vieira managed Palmeiras in 1977 and in 1978, and in 1979, as Corinthians's manager, he, with the help of the midfielder Sócrates, who was a former Botafogo-SP player, won the Campeonato Paulista. Jorge Vieira managed Corinthians again when the club won the Campeonato Paulista 1983, replacing Mário Travaglini, who was hired by Corinthians rival São Paulo. Its rival was defeated in the competition's final. Corinthians' line-up was: Leão; Alfinete, Juninho, Mauro and Wladimir; Paulinho, Biro-Biro, Sócrates and Zenon; Casagrande and Eduardo Amorim.

He then managed several Mexican clubs, and the Iraq and El Salvador national teams. He won two league titles with Mexican side Club América.[1]


Vieira won the Campeonato Carioca as América's manager in 1960, and won the Campeonato Paulista twice managing Corinthians in 1979 and in 1983.


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