Valdir Benedito

Valdir Benedito
Personal information
Full name Valdir Benedito
Date of birth (1965-10-25) October 25, 1965
Place of birth Araraquara, Brazil
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986 Ferroviária
1987-1988 Platinense-PR
1988 Internacional
1989 Platinense-PR
1990-1992 Atlético Paranaense
1992-1995 Atlético Mineiro
1995-1997 Kashiwa Reysol
1998 Cruzeiro-RS
1999-2001 Atlético Mineiro
2001 Atlético Paranaense
2001 Avaí
2002 América Mineiro
2002 São Raimundo-AM
2003 Internacional-Limeira
National team
1991 Brazil 3 (0)

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

Valdir Benedito (born October 25, 1965) is a retired Brazilian football player who played for Atlético Paranaense (Brazil), Atlético Mineiro (Brazil), Cruzeiro (Brazil), Internacional (Brazil) and Kashiwa Reysol (Japan).


Born in Araraquara, Valdir began playing football with local side Associação Ferroviária de Esportes.[1]

Valdir was a participant at 1991 Copa América in Chile and capped 3 times for the Brazilian national team between 1991.[1]

Club statistics

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1995Kashiwa ReysolJ1 League27710-287
Country Japan 6811601518912
Total 6811601518912

National team statistics


Brazil national team


  1. 1 2 Micheletti, Rogério. "Que fim levou? Valdir: Ex-Ex-volante do Atlético-PR" (in Portuguese). Terceiro Tempo. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
  2. Valdir Benedito at

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