Lothar Matthaus
São Paulo FC
La Liga
AEK Athens F.C.
Zvonimir Boban

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Knowledge Identifier: +Rivaldo



Brazilian professional footballer who last played for Kabuscorp in Angola add

Category: Football

Born in 1972.

Countries: Spain (24%), Brazil (17%), Greece (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Lothar Matthaus, Pele, São Paulo FC

Linked to: Olympiacos F.C., La Liga, Brazil national football team, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista




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Rivaldo was born in 1972 add something


Rivaldo's father Romildo was killed in a road accident in 1989, but Rivaldo went on to his first professional contract later that year add something


He went on to play for Santa Cruz in 1991 add something


In 1992, he moved south to the state of São Paulo where he played for Mogi Mirim in the second tier of Brazilian football add something


Between 1993 and 2003, Rivaldo played 74 matches and scored 34 goals for the Brazil national football team and was an integral part of the 2002 FIFA World Cup winning team add something


In 1993, he debuted for the Brazilian national football team, scoring the only goal in a friendly match against Mexico add something


In 1993, the forward moved to the state capital to play for Corinthians in the first division add something


In both 1993 and 1994, he was honoured by the authoritative publication "Placar Magazine" with the Bola de Prata for the best player in his position add something


In the next year, he switched local allegiances and moved to Palmeiras, helping the club successfully defend its league championship in 1994 add something


Before the 1996 Olympics, Parma announced that they had signed Rivaldo and his teammate Amaral from Palmeiras add something


Rivaldo had not been a part of the triumphant Brazilian team at the 1997 Copa América tournament, but was a key player in the successful defence of that title at the 1999 Copa América add something


He played for five years with Spanish club FC Barcelona, with whom he won the 1998 and 1999 Spanish La Liga championship and the 1998 Copa del Rey add something


In 1999, Rivaldo was honoured as FIFA World Player of the Year, Ballon d'Or winner and European Footballer of the Year add something


David Beckham - Those crucial assists, coupled with great performances over the rest of the season, led to him finishing runner up to Rivaldo for 1999's European Footballer of the Year and FIFA World Player of the Year awards


In one incident in the summer of 2001, Rivaldo had to play an exhibition match for Brazil against Panama, commute to Poland to play a match for Barcelona, and return to Brazil for a qualifying match against Paraguay, all within ten days add something


In June 2002, van Gaal returned to manage Barcelona add something


Miroslav Klose - Klose came to international prominence at the 2002 !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup) in Korea-Japan, because he scored five headed goals for Germany, finishing joint second highest goal scorer along with Rivaldo


Zvonimir Boban - On 7 October 2002, Boban organised and played in a farewell testimonial, with Croatia's 1998 World Cup team supported by tennis star Goran Ivanisevic matching up against a World XI featuring such stars as Rivaldo, Marco_van_Basten and Lothar Matthäus


He was dropped completely, and after moving to Olympiacos in 2004, a return always seemed unlikely add something


He was named by Pelé as one of the 125 Greatest Living Footballers at a FIFA Awards Ceremony in 2004 add something


On 22 July 2004 he returned to Europe, joining Greek Alpha Ethniki division club Olympiacos after much talk about which club he would join add something


Rivaldo was released by Olympiacos after the chairman of the club decided that he was too old to continue with the club, later that summer he signed on rival Super League club AEK Athens on 29 May 2007, making the signing arguably the best in the team's history add something


Vassilis Lakis - In the summer 2007 AEK Athens FC acquired the Brazilian Rivaldo from the rival Olympiacos and the club rich the top of Greek Championship with the Pireus rival


Rivaldo announced on 25 August 2008 to a Greek Sport Radio Station that he agreed to continue his career at Bunyodkor in Uzbekistan, effective immediately, after what he described as an "extremely tempting contract offer" add something


AEK Athens F.C. - In 2008, AEK completed the signings of Brazilian legend Rivaldo after he was left free from Olympiacos, Rodolfo Arruabarrena, Charis Pappas and Argentine striker Ismael Blanco


After Uzbek League's 2009 season Rivaldo won UFF Topscorer award as domestic league's top goalscorer with 20 goals and was runner up for UFF Player of the Year award gathering 193 points add something


Rivaldo announced on 11 August 2010 on his Twitter that he has rescinded his contract with Bunyodkor and would continue his career in Europe or back to his home country Brazil add something


However, he joined São Paulo in January 2011 add something


On 23 January 2011, Rivaldo joined São Paulo add something


São Paulo FC - In 2011 the club signed Rivaldo, and Luís Fabiano was bought for 7,6 million euros, the most expensive player in the history of São Paulo, and goalkeeper Rogério Ceni scored his hundredth career goal, against Corinthians


I just wish I could hang up my boots at the end of 2012 add something


Rivaldo left Kabuscorp in November 2012 after expiration of his contract add something


On January 2013, Rivaldo joined São Caetano add something


In November 2013, he left the club due to knee pain add something


On December 2013, Rivaldo joined Mogi Mirim, signing a deal that ran until 2015 add something


On Saturday, 15th March, 2014 he announced his retirement as a professional footballer add something


In March 2014, Rivaldo announced his retirement from professional football add something


Mogi Mirim Esporte Clube - In December 2014, Rivaldo put the club up for sale on Instagram


However, he returned to the team in June 2015 add something


Rivaldo had only made one league appearance for the club when he retired in July 2015 add something


In 2018, Rivaldo was added as an icon to the "FIFA" video game "FIFA 19" add something


On 18 January 2019, SCC Mohammédia announced Rivaldo as their new technical director and coach for the following season add something