Toninho Cerezo Profile

Toninho Cerezo, born on April 21, 1955, is a former Brazilian footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. He was a key player in the Brazil national team during the 1970s and 1980s and played for several top clubs in Brazil and Europe.

Cerezo began his career with the Brazilian club Atlético Mineiro in 1972. He quickly established himself as a talented defensive midfielder and helped the club win the Campeonato Mineiro in 1976 and 1978. In 1980, he moved to the Spanish club Roma, where he played alongside fellow Brazilian Paulo Roberto Falcao.

Cerezo's time at Roma was a great success, and he helped the team win the Serie A title in the 1982-83 season. He also played a key role in the Brazil national team's triumph in the 1982 World Cup, which saw them play some of the most beautiful football ever seen on the world stage.

After leaving Roma in 1984, Cerezo played for several other top clubs, including Sampdoria and São Paulo. He was known for his tough tackling and excellent ball distribution, and he was a vital player in every team he played for.

Cerezo retired from professional football in 1991 and went on to become a coach. He has coached several Brazilian clubs, including Palmeiras and Atlético Mineiro.

Toninho Cerezo - Info

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Name: Antônio Carlos Cerezo
Date of Birth: 21st April 1955
Nationality: Brazil
Position(s): Defensive midfielder
Career: 1972 to 1997
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