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Orlando Peçanha de Carvalho

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Full nameOrlando Peçanha de Carvalho
Date of birth20 September 1935
Place of birthNiterói, Brazil
Date of death10 February 2010(age 74)
Place of deathRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Playing positionDefender

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Orlando Peçanha de Carvalho (20 September 1935 - 10 February 2010), known simply as 'Orlando', was a Brazilian footballer who played defender.

During his club career he played for Vasco da Gama (1955 1960), Boca Juniors (1960 1964) and Santos (1965 1967). He was part of the Brazilian team that won the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and also participated in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. In total he earned 30 caps.

Orlando died on 10 February 2010, in Rio de Janeiro, due to a heart attack.

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