Gilberto Alves

Personal information
Full name Gilberto Alves
Date of birth (1950-12-24) December 24, 1950
Place of birth Nova Lima, Brazil
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970-1973 Villa Nova
1973 Comercial
1974-1977 Fluminense
1977-1980 Botafogo
1980 Corinthians
1981 Murcia
1982 Coritiba
1983 Farense
National team
1976-1978 Brazil
Teams managed
1983–1984 Farense
1989 Botafogo (assistant)
1990 Avaí
1991 Botafogo
1992 Botafogo
1996 Alianza Lima
2008 Marília
2009 Portuguesa Santista

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:12, 3 September 2008 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:12, 3 September 2008 (UTC)

Gilberto Alves, nicknamed Gil (born December 24, 1950 in Nova Lima), was a footballer from Brazil. He played as a forward, in particular with Fluminense Football Club and the Brazilian national team.

Playing career

Gil played for several clubs, starting his career with Villa Nova in 1970,[1] playing for Comercial from 1974 to 1977.[2] He played for Fluminense during the time where the club was nicknamed Máquina Tricolor (Three Color Machine).[1] He then moved to its former club's rivals, Botafogo, where he stayed until 1980, when he joined Corinthians, moving in the subsequent years to Real Murcia of Spain, Coritiba, and Farense of Portugal, respectively.[2]

National team

He received 41 caps, scoring 13 goals[2] from April 1976 to June 1978, and played seven games during the World Cup 1978.[3]

Managerial career

On September 2, 2008, Gilberto Alves was hired as Marília's manager.[4]



  1. 1 2 "Búfalo Gil assume o comando do Marília" (in Portuguese). Globo Online. 2008-09-02. Retrieved 2008-09-02.
  2. 1 2 3 "Gil (ex-ponta do Fluminense e Botafogo)" (in Portuguese). Milton Neves. 2008-08-13. Retrieved 2008-09-02.
  3. "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 1978-1979". RSSSF. 2007-01-12. Retrieved 2008-09-02.
  4. "Búfalo Gil é o novo treinador do Marília" (in Portuguese). Terra. 2008-09-02. Retrieved 2008-09-02.

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