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Augusto da Costa

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Full nameAugusto da Costa
Date of birth22 October 1920
Place of birthRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death01 March 2004(age 83)
Playing positionDefender

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Augusto da Costa (22 October 1920 - 1 March 2004) was a Brazilian footballer who played for the Brazil national football team. He captained the Brazil team to the 1950 FIFA World Cup final leading them to become the runners-up of the tournament after losing to Uruguay. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. He started his career in 1936, with São Cristóvão, leaving the club in 1944. In 1945 he joined Vasco, retiring in 1954. He played 20 games for the Brazilian national team and scored one goal.

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