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Júlio César Soares Espíndola

Julio Cesar Soares Espindola
Personal information
Full nameJúlio César Soares de Espíndola
Date of birth3 September 1979(age 37)
Place of birthDuque de Caxias, Brazil
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1.2 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubInter Milan

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Júlio César Soares de Espíndola (born 3 September 1979), commonly known as simply Júlio César, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Inter Milan of the Italian Serie A. He is also currently the first-choice goalkeeper for the Brazilian national team, having won 61 international caps.

In 2009, IFFHS named him as the third best goalkeeper in the world, behind only Iker Casillas and Gianluigi Buffon. He has also been awarded the Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year title in 2009 and in 2010. He was nominated for the 2009 Ballon d'Or and was voted into 21st place; Casillas was the only other goalkeeper nominated.

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