Romário de Souza Faria, best known as Romário, is considered as one of the top forwards in the history of Brazil.
Romário in the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil.
|Full name||Romário de Souza Faria|
|Date of birth||29 January 1966|
|Place of birth||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
Due to his provocative nature he missed many opportunities to play for the Brazil national team, but nevertheless Romário had a great career beginning with Vasco da Gama. In 194 games with the black and white, O Baixinho (“The small guy”) scored 124 goals.
This incredible striker continued his goal harvest in Europe with PSV, scoring 98 goals in 109 games and winning five titles in 6 years and then playing for Barcelona before returning to Brazil.
At the peak of his career, Romario scored a ratio of 0.9 goal/game.
Romário is the third highest goal scorer ever for Brazil, with whom he won a World Cup (1994), a Confederation Cup (1997) and two Copa Américana (1989 and 1997).
According to Brazilian criteria, he surpassed 1,000 goals during his career (1002 goals).