Nílton Santos Soccer Player

Nílton Santos
May 16, 1925
Death Date:
November 27, 2013 (age 88)
Birth Sign:

He was born on May 16, 1925 (died on November 27, 2013, he was 88 years old) in Rio de Janeiro as Nílton dos Reis Santos.


Nílton Reis dos Santos was a Brazilian footballer who primarily played as a wingback. Regarded as one of the greatest defenders in the history of the game Nílton Santos is a member of the World Team of the 20th Century and was named by Pelé one of the top 125 greatest living footballers at a FIFA Awards ceremony in 2004. read more

Is Nílton Santos still alive?

No, he died on 11/27/2013, 7 years ago. He was 88 years old when he died. Cause of death: respiratory failure. He died in Rio de Janeiro and buried in Cemitério São João Batista .

What was Nílton's zodiac sign?

Nílton Santos zodiac sign was taurus.

How tall was Nílton Santos?

He was 6′0″ ft tall, which is equal to 1.84 meters.

Career (2)

Team Match/Point Start End Age at that time
Botafogo F.R. 1948 1964 22 years He was 22 years old.
Brazil national football team 1949 1962 23 years He was 23 years old.

Game & Races (6)

Name Age at that time
1962 FIFA World Cup 36 years old
1949 South American Championship 23 years old
1954 FIFA World Cup 28 years old
1950 FIFA World Cup 24 years old
1958 FIFA World Cup 32 years old
1953 South American Championship 27 years old

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When is Nílton Santos's next birthday?

Nílton Santos was born on the , which was a Saturday

His real name:
Birth name of Nílton Santos is Nílton dos Reis Santos