Luis Pereira and Dražen Mužinić.jpg
Luis Pereira (front) is marked
by the Croatian Dražen Mužinić .
Full name Luiz Pereira Edimundo
Birth date. Of July 21 of 1949 (66 years)
Place of birth. Juazeiro ( BA ), Brazil
Height 1.81 m
Nickname Louis Chevrolet , King Kong , El Mago , Maestro
Years clubs Games (goals)
1967 - 1968
1985 – 1986
1990 – 1992
1997 Brazil São Bento
Spain Atletico Madrid
Brazil St. Andrew
Brazil Central Cotia
Brazil São Caetano
Brazil São Bernardo
→ São Bento ( emp. ) → São Caetano ( emp. )Brazil
1973 - 1977 Brazil Brazil 38 (1)
Times / teams who trained
2002 2005 -
Brazil São Bento
Brazil São Caetano (assistant coach)
Brazil Force (supervisor and trainer)
Spain Atletico Madrid B Atletico Madrid B
Luis Edmundo Pereira ( Juazeiro , 21 of June of 1949 ) is a former footballer Brazilian who played as a central defender. It is considered the second biggest defender in the history of Brazilian football, behind only of Sundays the father Guide Ademir da Guia one of the greatest idols of Palmeiras , with decisive partipação the team's achievements at the time of the " Academy ".
In addition to the historical participation in Palmeiras is also idol of St. Andrew and Atletico Madrid , of Spain , where he was playing, at a time when only big players were hired by Europe. Luis Pereira finished his career only in 1997 , with 47 years old considered very advanced for football.
Brazil Campeonato Brasileiro in 1969 , 1972 and 1973
Sao Paulo Championship : 1972 and 1974
Spain Cup of Spain : 1975-76
Spain Spanish League : 1976-77
Colombia Mundialito Cali : 1977
Rio de Janeiro Campeonato Carioca : 1981
Trivia [ edit | edit source ]
With 35 goals, he is the defender who scored more goals with Palmeiras shirt.
It is considered the 37th (thirtieth) player of the twentieth century South American football, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics ( IFFHS ), among these, the best central defender in Brazil. [ 1 ]
Luis Pereira, the Brazilian team , in a match of the semifinals of the World Cup 1974 against Netherlands
In World Cup 1974 [ 2 ] was the first Brazilian player to be sent off with a red card in the World Cup history, the defeat of Brazil to the Netherlands by 2-0, by violent entry Dutchman Neeskens .
It is one of the greatest idols of St. Andrew, where he played from 1986 to 1989.
His nickname was "Luís Pereira Chevrolet." Thanks to that nickname, came another, the defender also known as Beto Fuscão , named ribbing by its large rear, which resembled a trunk door of the aforementioned car model.
In the dubbing in Portuguese, Keys cites the name of Luis Pereira to play ball with Quico on the show El Chavo del Ocho , the SBT .
Luis Pereira made a festive game Juazeiro after the end of his career at Adauto Moraes stadium. Early in the game after a hard foul, Luis Pereira was sent off and the crowd at the stadium was enraged to the point of removing the mayor judge the game, replace it and start the game with Luis Pereira in the field. [ 2 ]