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Tony Menezes | Canadian Soccer Player, Age, Star Sign, Biography, Early Life, Career, Facts

QUICK FACTS

IntroSoccer player
A.K.A.Antony Santos Menezes
IsAthlete, Football player, Association football player
FromCanada
TypeSports
GenderMale
Birth24 November 1974, Mississauga
Age45 years
Star SignSagittarius

BIOGRAPHY

Anthony Santos Menezes (born November 24, 1974) is a retired Canadian-Brazilian professional soccer player.

CLUB CAREER

A 6’1, 180 lb (82 kg) defender, Menezes has a Brazilian mother and Canadian father, when he was 10, he and his family immigrated to Brazil. He played for Botafogo in Rio de Janeiro until 2001, then signed with Chinese team Nanjing Yoyo. On April 19, 2006 he signed for the Toronto Lynx and played only one season.

In November 2006, he signed for defending champions Mahindra United of the Indian National Football League, after two years in India joined back to his homeland Brazil and signed in January 2008 with Porto Alegre FC.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER

He made his debut for Canada in a May 1998 friendly match against Macedonia and earned a total of 27 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented Canada in 4 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and was a member of the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup title-winning squad. He also played with Canada at 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup in Japan. He has also played for the Beach Soccer national team from Canada.

His final international was a January 2003 friendly match against the United States.

HONOURS

Canada

  • CONCACAF Gold Cup: 1

2000

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