Romario

Date of birth29 January 1966
Place of birthRio De Janeiro
NationalityBrazilian
Weight72 kg
Height1.69 m
PositionForward

Romario de Souza Faria was a prolific goalscorer, famous for his clinical finishing and regarded as one of the greatest forwards of all time.

Honours

FIFA World Player of the Year 1994. South American Footballer of the Year 2000.

With Brazil, 1994 World Cup Winner. Copa America Winner 1989 and 1997.

With PSV Eindhoven, Eredivisie (1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92). KNVB Cup (1988-89, 1989-90), Dutch Super Cup (1992).

With Barcelona, Spanish League (1993-94), Spanish Supercup (1994)

With Flamengo, Copa Mercosur (1999).

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Vasco da Gama 01 Jan 1986 01 Oct 1988
PSV Eindhoven 01 Oct 1988 01 Jul 1993
Barcelona 01 Jul 1993 01 Jul 1995
Flamengo 01 Jul 1995 01 Jul 1996
Valencia 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 1998
Flamengo 01 Jul 1998 01 Jan 2000
Fluminense 01 Jul 2002 21 Oct 2004
Al Saad 01 Feb 2003 01 May 2003
Vasco da Gama 01 Jan 2005 01 Jan 2006

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Americas UNICEF Charity 1
3
1999-00 Vasco da Gama FIFA Club World Championship 1
2


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

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Nov 1995 EUROPE v AMERICAS W 3-4 UNICEF Charity


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1986-87 Brazil 80th Anniversary
1
1
1986-87 Brazil Copa America
1
1
1986-87 Brazil International Friendly 1
2
2
1987-88 Brazil Copa America
1
1988-89 Brazil Bicentennial Gold Cup 4
2
1988-89 Brazil International Friendly 3
1988-89 Brazil International Tournament 1
1988-89 Brazil Olympics 6
7
1988-89 Brazil OT XI 1
1
1988-89 Brazil Swedish Unofficial 1
1988-89 Brazil Zico Farewell
1
1989-90 Brazil Copa America 6
3
1989-90 Brazil FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
1989-90 Brazil International Friendly 3
1992-93 Brazil International Friendly 1
1
1993-94 Brazil FIFA World Cup 8
7
1993-94 Brazil International Friendly 3
5
1996-97 Brazil Copa America 5
4
1996-97 Brazil International Friendly 4
6
1996-97 Brazil Tournoi de France 3
2
1997-98 Brazil CONCACAF Gold Cup 5
3
1997-98 Brazil FIFA Confederations Cup 4
7
1997-98 Brazil International Friendly 3
1
2000-01 Brazil FIFA World Cup 4
7
2000-01 Brazil International Friendly 2
2
2001-02 Brazil FIFA World Cup 1
2004-05 Brazil International Friendly 1
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
23 May 1987 Republic of Ireland v Brazil L 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 1987 Finland v Brazil W 2-3 80th Anniversary
01 Jun 1987 Israel v Brazil W 0-4 International Friendly
21 Jun 1987 Brazil v Ecuador W 4-1 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
07 Jul 1988 Australia v Brazil W 0-1 BI-CEN GOLD CUP
10 Jul 1988 Argentina v Brazil D 0-0 BI-CEN GOLD CUP
13 Jul 1988 Brazil v Saudi Arabia W 4-1 BI-CEN GOLD CUP
17 Jul 1988 Australia v Brazil W 0-2 BI-CEN GOLD CUP Final
28 Jul 1988 Norway v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Jul 1988 Sweden v Brazil D 1-1 Swedish Unofficial
03 Aug 1988 Austria v Brazil W 0-2 International Friendly
30 Aug 1988 Brazil v Argentina W 1-1 (4-1) OT XI
06 Sep 1988 Brazil v Club América W 3-2 International Tournament
18 Sep 1988 Brazil v Nigeria W 4-0 Olympics Group D
20 Sep 1988 Brazil v Australia W 3-0 Olympics Group D
22 Sep 1988 Brazil v Yugoslavia W 2-1 Olympics Group D
25 Sep 1988 Brazil v Argentina W 1-0 Olympics Quarter-final
27 Sep 1988 Germany v Brazil W 1-1 (3-2) Olympics Semi-final
01 Oct 1988 Brazil v USSR L 1-2 Olympics Final
12 Oct 1988 Belgium v Brazil W 1-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 1989 Rest of the World v Brazil L 2-1 ZICO'S FAREWELL
01 Jul 1989 Brazil v Venezuela W 3-1 Copa America Group A
03 Jul 1989 Brazil v Peru D 0-0 Copa America Group A
09 Jul 1989 Brazil v Paraguay W 2-0 Copa America Group A
12 Jul 1989 Brazil v Argentina W 2-0 Copa America 2nd round
14 Jul 1989 Brazil v Paraguay W 3-0 Copa America 2nd round
16 Jul 1989 Brazil v Uruguay W 1-0 Copa America 2nd round
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
13 Aug 1989 Chile v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America group 3
14 Nov 1989 Brazil v Yugoslavia D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Dec 1989 Netherlands v Brazil W 0-1 International Friendly
20 Jun 1990 Brazil v Scotland W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
26 Aug 1992 France v Brazil W 0-2 International Friendly
16 Dec 1992 Brazil v Germany W 3-1 International Friendly
19 Sep 1993 Brazil v Uruguay W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America group B
05 Jun 1994 Canada v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 1994 Brazil v Honduras W 8-2 International Friendly
13 Jun 1994 Brazil v El Salvador W 4-0 International Friendly
20 Jun 1994 Brazil v Russia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
24 Jun 1994 Brazil v Cameroon W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
28 Jun 1994 Brazil v Sweden D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
04 Jul 1994 USA v Brazil W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
09 Jul 1994 Brazil v Netherlands W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final final
13 Jul 1994 Brazil v Sweden W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
17 Jul 1994 Brazil v Italy W 0-0 (3-2) FIFA World Cup Final
26 Feb 1997 Brazil v Poland W 4-2 International Friendly
02 Apr 1997 Brazil v Chile W 4-0 International Friendly
30 Apr 1997 Brazil v Mexico W 4-0 International Friendly
30 May 1997 Norway v Brazil L 4-2 International Friendly
03 Jun 1997 France v Brazil D 1-1 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
08 Jun 1997 Brazil v Italy D 3-3 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
10 Jun 1997 Brazil v England W 1-0 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
13 Jun 1997 Brazil v Costa Rica W 5-0 Copa America Group C
16 Jun 1997 Brazil v Mexico W 3-2 Copa America Group C
19 Jun 1997 Brazil v Colombia W 2-0 Copa America Group C
22 Jun 1997 Brazil v Paraguay W 2-0 Copa America Quarter-final
26 Jun 1997 Brazil v Peru W 7-0 Copa America Semi-final
07 Dec 1997 South Africa v Brazil W 1-2 International Friendly
12 Dec 1997 Saudi Arabia v Brazil W 0-3 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
16 Dec 1997 Brazil v Mexico W 3-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
19 Dec 1997 Brazil v Czech Republic W 2-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
21 Dec 1997 Brazil v Australia W 6-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
03 Feb 1998 Brazil v Jamaica D 0-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
05 Feb 1998 Brazil v Guatemala D 1-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
08 Feb 1998 Brazil v El Salvador W 4-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
10 Feb 1998 USA v Brazil L 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-final
15 Feb 1998 Brazil v Jamaica W 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup 3rd place
25 Mar 1998 Germany v Brazil W 1-2 International Friendly
29 Apr 1998 Brazil v Argentina L 0-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2000 Brazil v Bolivia W 5-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
08 Oct 2000 Venezuela v Brazil W 0-6 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
03 Mar 2001 USA v Brazil W 1-2 International Friendly
07 Mar 2001 Mexico v Brazil D 3-3 International Friendly
28 Mar 2001 Ecuador v Brazil L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
25 Apr 2001 Brazil v Peru D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
01 Jul 2001 Uruguay v Brazil L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
27 Apr 2005 Brazil v Guatemala W 3-0 International Friendly


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