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Mineiro (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameCarlos Luciano da Silva
Date of birth2 August 1975(age 41)
Place of birthPorto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height1.70 m
Playing positionDefensive midfielder
Club information
Current clubTuS Koblenz
Number12

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Carlos Luciano da Silva, nicknamed Mineiro (born on 2 August 1975, in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul) is Brazilian footballer playing for German fourth division side TuS Koblenz.

His nickname "Mineiro" means somebody from the state of Minas Gerais, even though he is actually from the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. This nickname was given to him because of his shy and quiet personality, typical of someone from Minas Gerais.


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