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Garrincha (I) (1933–1983)


Garrincha was born on October 28, 1933 in Magé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Manoel Francisco dos Santos. He was an actor, known for Exu-Piá, Coração de Macunaíma (1986), Asa Branca: Um Sonho Brasileiro (1980) and O Preço da Vitória (1959). He was married to Elza Soares and Nair Marques. He died on January 20... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2010 Football's Greatest (TV Series)
Self
 2006 More Than a Game: The Story of the World Cup (TV Series documentary)
Self
 2002 Pelé, Garrincha, Dieux du Brésil (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1977 Roberto Carlos Especial (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 30 December 1977 (1977) ... Self (as Mané Garrincha)
 1974 Futebol Total (Documentary)
Self
 1966 VIII FIFA World Cup 1966 (TV Series)
Self - Brazil
 1963 Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle (Documentary)
Self
 1959 O Preço da Vitória
Self
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 2014 30 for 30: Soccer Stories (TV Series)
Self
- The Myth of Garrincha (2014) ... Self
 2014 Looking for Rio (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1995 Kicking & Screaming (TV Series documentary)
Self
- The Route to '66 (1995) ... Self
 1986 Summer of '66 (TV Series)
Self
- The Favourites Fall (1986) ... Self
 1966 Goal! The World Cup (Documentary)
Self
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mané Garrincha

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The ball is like a woman. You must woo it, be tender to it. If you are, it will always come back to you. It will always want to be near.

Trivia:

His nickname (Garrincha) means "House Sparrow". See more »

Nickname:

The Little Bird See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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