Pita (footballer)

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Pita
Personal information
Full name Edvaldo Oliveira Chaves
Date of birth (1958-08-04) 4 August 1958 (age 60)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1984 Santos
1985–1988 São Paulo
1988–1989 Strasbourg
1989–1990 Guarani
1991–1992 Fujita
1993 Nagoya Grampus Eight
1994 Internacional-Limeira
National team
1980–1987 Brazil 7 (0)
Teams managed
1999 São Paulo
2000 Santos
2001 Urawa Red Diamonds

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

† Appearances (goals)

Edvaldo Oliveira Chaves, best known as Pita (born in Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, 4 August 1958) is a former association footballer in offensive midfielder role, currently works as General Manager by Desportivo Brasil.

Career

In career he played for clubs Santos FC (1978–1984), São Paulo (1985–1988), RC Strasbourg in France (1988–1989), Guarani (1989–1990),[1] in Japan J. League Division 1 with Fujita and Nagoya Grampus Eight (1990–1993), and closed career with Inter Limeira in 1994.

Titles

He won three São Paulo State League (1978, 1985, 1987), and one Brazilian League (1986). For Brazil national football team he got 7 international caps from 1980 and won the 1987 Pan American Games.

Club career statistics

[2]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Brazil League
1977 Santos Série A 3 1
1978 13 3
1979 0 0
1980 Série A 18 1
1981 4 1
1982 15 3
1983 24 4
1984 17 3
1985 São Paulo Série A 20 4
1986 30 5
1987 14 2
1988 0 0
France League
1988/89 Strasbourg Division 1 20 6
Brazil League
1989 Guarani Série A 15 0
1990 Série B 0 0
Japan League
1991/92 Fujita JSL Division 2 27 12
1992 Football League 15 4
1993 Nagoya Grampus Eight J. League 1 8 2
Country Brazil 173 27
France 20 6
Japan 50 16
Total 243 49

International career statistics

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
1980 2 0
1981 1 0
1982 0 0
1983 2 0
1984 0 0
1985 0 0
1986 0 0
1987 2 0
Total 7 0

References

  1. "Futpedia: Pita (Edivaldo de Oliveira Chaves)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Retrieved 16 February 2010. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Pita at National-Football-Teams.com