ROMARIO DE SOUSA FARIA

 

AGE: 32

BORN: JAN 29 ,1966 RIO DE JANEIRO

HEIGHT: 1.68M

WEIGHT: 73KG

CLUB: FALMENGO

COUNTRY: BRAZIL

FIRST CAP: 1986 V FINLAND

CAREER

ROMARIO IS THE THIRD TOP GOAL SCORER IN THE HISTORY OF THE BRAZILIAN NATIONAL TEAM, JUST AFTER SOCCER GREATS PELE AND ZICO AND IS ONE HALF OF THE FAMED "RO-RO" STRIKEFORCE .HE HAS SCORED MORE THAN 600 GOALS IN HIS AMAZING CAREER.

1986 STARTS A THREE-SEASON STINT WITH VASCO DA GAMA

1988 TRANSFERS TO PSV EINHOVEN, WINNING THREE DUTCH LEAGUE TITLES IN FIVE SEASONS

1993 SCORES 2 GOALS AGAINST URAGUAY TO QUALIFY BRAZIL FOR USA 94 AND JOINS BARCELONA

1994 SCORES 5 AT USA'94 AND EARNS GOLDEN BOOT AND F.I.F.A PLAYER OF THE YEAR HONORS.

1995 RETURNS TO BRAZIL TO PALY FOR LOCAL RIO TEAM FLAMENGO

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