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Full nameEdílson da Silva Ferreira
Place of birthSalvador, Brazil
Height1.68 m
Playing positionForward (retired)

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Edílson, full name Edílson da Silva Ferreira, (born September 17, 1971 in Salvador) is a former football player from Brazil. He played as a forward, mainly in the past with SE Palmeiras and Corinthians. In 1998, he received the Bola de Ouro award (« Golden Ball ») given to the best player in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Brazilian championship). He was dubbed Capetinha, Portuguese for « Little Devil ».

He had 21 caps and managed to score 6 goals with the Brazilian national team and won the World Cup in 2002.

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