Brazilian soccer striker who scored 52 goals on the Brazilian national team from 1976 to 1988.
He was known as the White Pele and considered one of the most skilled players in Brazilian soccer history.
He began his career just as the legendary Pele's career was beginning to wind down.
He began his professional career with Brazilian team Flamengo in 1971.
He was born to Matilde Ferreira da Silva Costa and Jose Antunes Coimbra.