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Romário
Romário at the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies 2010-05-04 2.jpg
Personal information
Full name Romário de Souza Faria
Date of birth 29 January 1966 (1966-01-29) (age 54)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Youth career
1981-1985 Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985-1988
1988-1993
1993-1995
1995-1997
1997
1998-1999
2000-2001
2002
2003
2003-2004
2005
2006
2006
2007
Vasco da Gama
PSV Eindhoven
Barcelona
Flamengo
Valencia
Flamengo
Vasco da Gama
Fluminense
Al-Sadd
Fluminense
Vasco da Gama
Miami
Adelaide United
Vasco da Gama
National team
1987-2005 Brazil
Teams managed
2007-2008 Vasco da Gama
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Romário (born 29 January 1966) is a former Brazilian football player. He has played for Brazil national team. He is regarded as one of the greatest striker of all time.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Brazil League
1985 Vasco da Gama Série A 7 0
1986 26 12
1987 14 7
1988 0 0
Netherlands League
1988/89 PSV Eindhoven Eredivisie 24 19
1989/90 20 23
1990/91 25 25
1991/92 14 9
1992/93 26 22
Spain League
1993/94 Barcelona La Liga 33 30
1994/95 13 4
Brazil League
1995 Flamengo Série A 16 8
1996 3 0
1997 4 3
Spain League
1996/97 Valencia La Liga 5 4
1997/98 6 1
Brazil League
1998 Flamengo Série A 20 14
1999 19 12
2000 Vasco da Gama Série A 20 14
2001 18 21
2002 Fluminense Série A 22 15
Qatar League
2002/03 Al-Sadd Stars League 3 0
Brazil League
2003 Fluminense Série A 21 13
2004 13 5
2005 Vasco da Gama Série A 31 23
United States League
2006 Miami USL First Division 21 17
Australia League
2006/07 Adelaide United A-League 4 1
Brazil League
2007 Vasco da Gama Série A 6 3
Country Brazil 240 150
Netherlands 109 98
Spain 57 39
Qatar 3 0
United States 21 17
Australia 4 1
Total 434 305

International career statistics

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
1987 6 4
1988 7 2
1989 11 4
1990 1 0
1991 0 0
1992 2 0
1993 1 2
1994 10 10
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 17 19
1998 7 3
1999 0 0
2000 2 7
2001 5 3
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 0 0
2005 1 1
Total 70 55



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