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Palhinha (footballer, born 1967)
Brazilian footballer

Palhinha (footballer, born 1967)

Palhinha (footballer, born 1967)
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Intro Brazilian footballer
Is Athlete Football player Association football player
From Brazil
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 14 December 1967, São Paulo
Age 55 years
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Jorge Ferreira da Silva, commonly known as Palhinha (born in Carangola, Minas Gerais, 14 December 1967), is a retired Brazilian footballer.

Clubs career

Palhinha played for São Paulo in the golden years of 1992 and 1993 – alongside star players like Raí, Leonardo, Toninho Cerezo and Müller – to win the Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup twice, in 1992 and 1993. In 1992, he also was the top scorer of the Copa Libertadores, with 7 goals.

He also conquered the São Paulo State Championship in 1992 against the Palmeiras, and later became the double champions of Recopa Sudamericana in 1993 and 1994 against Cruzeiro and Botafogo, respectively. Moreover, he helped São Paulo beat Flamengo to triumph Supercopa Libertadores in 1993.

In 2001 he helped Alianza Lima to win the Apertura Championship in its centennial year. This feat was obtained under Brazilian manager Paulo Autuori.

With Cruzeiro he again won the Copa Libertadores in 1997.

International career

During his golden era at São Paulo, Palhinha was selected to Brazil national team. He played for his country for 16 times, but was not managed to be selected again since 1993.


Club titles

  • Campeonato Paulista: 1992
  • Copa Libertadores: 1992, 1993, 1997
  • Intercontinental Cup (Toyota Cup): 1992, 1993
  • U.S. Cup: 1993
  • Recopa Sudamericana: 1993, 1994
  • Supercopa Libertadores: 1993
  • Copa Conmebol: 1994
  • Copa dos Campeões Brasileiros: 1994, 1995
  • Campeonato Mineiro: 1996, 1997
  • Copa Brasil: 1996
  • Campeonato Gaúcho: 1999
  • Primera División Peruana: 2001
  • Campeonato Paulista (2nd division): 2002
  • Campeonato Mineiro (2nd division): 2004
  • Ramón de Carranza Trophy: 1992
  • Copa de Barcelona: 1993
  • Torneio de Santiago do Chile: 1994
  • Copa da cidade de Dallas: 1995

Individual honours

  • Campeonato Paulista top scorer: 1992
  • Copa Libertadores's top scorer: 1992

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