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Sócrates
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Personal information
Full name Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio S. V. Oliveira
Date of birth 19 February 1954(1954-02-19)
Place of birth    Belém, Pará, Brazil Brazil
Date of death    4 December 2011(2011-12-04) (aged 57)
Place of death    São Paulo, Brazil Brazil
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1974–1978
1978–1984
1984–1985
1986–1987
1988–1989
1989
2004
Total
Brazil Botafogo-SP
Brazil Corinthians
Flag of Italy Fiorentina
Brazil Flamengo
Brazil Santos
Brazil Botafogo-SP
England Garforth Town
269 (101)
297 (172)
025 00(6)
025 00(6)
023 00(7)
0000(0)
0000(0)
640 (292)   
National team
1979–1986 Brazil Brazil 060 0(22)
Teams managed
1990
1996
1999
Botafogo-SP
L.D.U. Quito
Cabofriense

Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, MD (19 February 1954 – 4 December 2011), simply Sócrates, was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. His doctorate in medicine and his political awareness, earned him the nickname "Doctor Socrates".

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