Careca

Date of birth05 October 1960
Place of birthAraraquara
NationalityBrazilian
Weight75 kg
Height1.79 m
PositionForward

Full name is: Antônio de Oliveira Filho

The word Careca is Portuguese for 'bald'. It was a nickname given to Careca as a child because of his admiration for a famous Brazilian clown of the same name.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1981-82 Brazil International Friendly 3
1
1982-83 Brazil International Friendly 4
4
1982-83 Brazil Jubilee 1
1
1983-84 Brazil Copa America 3
2
1983-84 Brazil International Friendly 1
1984-85 Brazil FIFA World Cup
1
1984-85 Brazil International Friendly 5
2
1985-86 Brazil FIFA World Cup 6
6
1985-86 Brazil International Friendly 4
2
3
1986-87 Brazil Copa America 1
1
1986-87 Brazil International Friendly 2
1
1987-88 Brazil Copa America 1
1987-88 Brazil Panamerican Games 4
1
1
1988-89 Brazil Olympics 1
1988-89 Brazil Zico Farewell 1
1989-90 Brazil B v A 1
1989-90 Brazil FIFA World Cup 7
7
1989-90 Brazil International Friendly 6
2
1990-91 Brazil Pele Anniversary
1
1991-92 Brazil International Friendly 1
1992-93 Brazil International Friendly 3
1992-93 Brazil US Cup 3
2
1993-94 Brazil FIFA World Cup 1
1
1993-94 Brazil International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
21 Mar 1982 Brazil v West Germany W 1-0 International Friendly
05 May 1982 Brazil v Portugal W 3-1 International Friendly
19 May 1982 Brazil v Switzerland D 1-1 International Friendly
27 May 1982 Brazil v Republic of Ireland W 7-0 International Friendly
28 Apr 1983 Brazil v Chile W 3-2 International Friendly
08 Jun 1983 Portugal v Brazil W 0-4 International Friendly
12 Jun 1983 Wales v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Jun 1983 Switzerland v Brazil W 1-2 International Friendly
22 Jun 1983 Sweden v Brazil D 3-3 JUBILEE
28 Jul 1983 Chile v Brazil D 0-0 International Friendly
17 Aug 1983 Ecuador v Brazil W 0-1 Copa America Group 2
24 Aug 1983 Argentina v Brazil L 1-0 Copa America Group 2
13 Oct 1983 Paraguay v Brazil D 1-1 Copa America Semi-final
20 Oct 1983 Brazil v Paraguay D 0-0 Copa America Semi-final
04 Nov 1983 Brazil v Uruguay D 1-1 Copa America Final
28 Apr 1985 Brazil v Peru L 0-1 International Friendly
02 May 1985 Brazil v Uruguay W 2-0 International Friendly
05 May 1985 Brazil v Argentina W 2-1 International Friendly
15 May 1985 Colombia v Brazil L 1-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 1985 Bolivia v Brazil W 0-2 FIFA World Cup South America group 3
08 Jun 1985 Brazil v Chile W 3-1 International Friendly
30 Jun 1985 Brazil v Bolivia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America group 3
12 Mar 1986 West Germany v Brazil L 2-0 International Friendly
01 Apr 1986 Brazil v Peru W 4-0 International Friendly
08 Apr 1986 Brazil v East Germany W 3-0 International Friendly
17 Apr 1986 Brazil v Finland W 3-0 International Friendly
30 Apr 1986 Brazil v Yugoslavia W 4-2 International Friendly
07 May 1986 Brazil v Chile D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 1986 Brazil v Spain W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
06 Jun 1986 Brazil v Algeria W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
12 Jun 1986 Brazil v Northern Ireland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
16 Jun 1986 Brazil v Poland W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
21 Jun 1986 France v Brazil L 1-1 (3-4) FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
21 Jun 1987 Brazil v Ecuador W 4-1 International Friendly
24 Jun 1987 Brazil v Paraguay W 1-0 International Friendly
28 Jun 1987 Brazil v Venezuela W 5-0 Copa America Group B
03 Jul 1987 Chile v Brazil L 4-0 Copa America Group B
10 Aug 1987 Brazil v Canada W 4-1 Panamerican Games Group B
13 Aug 1987 Brazil v Cuba W 3-1 Panamerican Games Group B
16 Aug 1987 Brazil v Chile D 0-0 Panamerican Games Group B
17 Aug 1987 Brazil v Mexico W 1-0 Panamerican Games Semi-final
21 Aug 1987 Brazil v Chile W 2-0 Panamerican Games Final
18 Sep 1988 Brazil v Nigeria W 4-0 Olympics Group D
27 Mar 1989 Rest of the World v Brazil L 2-1 ZICO'S FAREWELL
23 Jul 1989 Brazil v Japan W 1-0 International Friendly
30 Jul 1989 Venezuela v Brazil W 0-4 FIFA World Cup South America group 3
20 Aug 1989 Brazil v Venezuela W 6-0 FIFA World Cup South America group 3
03 Sep 1989 Brazil v Chile W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America group 3
14 Oct 1989 Italy v Brazil W 0-1 International Friendly
20 Dec 1989 Netherlands v Brazil W 0-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 1990 England v Brazil L 1-0 International Friendly
05 May 1990 Brazil v Bulgaria W 2-1 International Friendly
13 May 1990 Brazil v East Germany D 3-3 International Friendly
19 May 1990 Spain v Brazil W 0-1 B v B
10 Jun 1990 Brazil v Sweden W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Jun 1990 Brazil v Costa Rica W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
20 Jun 1990 Brazil v Scotland W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
24 Jun 1990 Brazil v Argentina L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
31 Oct 1990 Brazil v Rest of the World L 1-2 Pele Anniversary
11 Sep 1991 Wales v Brazil L 1-0 International Friendly
26 Aug 1992 France v Brazil W 0-2 International Friendly
16 Dec 1992 Brazil v Germany W 3-1 International Friendly
18 Feb 1993 Argentina v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 1993 USA v Brazil W 0-2 US Cup
10 Jun 1993 Brazil v Germany D 3-3 US Cup
13 Jun 1993 England v Brazil D 1-1 US Cup
14 Jul 1993 Brazil v Paraguay W 2-0 International Friendly
18 Jul 1993 Ecuador v Brazil D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America group B
01 Aug 1993 Venezuela v Brazil W 1-5 FIFA World Cup South America group B


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.