Birth Name: Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oli
Born: 19 February 1954 Died: 4 December 2011
Country of origin: Brazil
Height: 6' 2"
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Description: THIS IS THE PROFILE FOR THE BRAZILIAN PLAYER, NOT THE GREEK PHILOSOPHER! Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, MD (19 February 1954 – 4 December 2011), simply Sócrates, was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. His doctorate in medicine and his political awareness, earned him the nickname "Doctor Socrates". Easily recognizable for his beard and headband, Sócrates became the "symbol of cool for a whole generation of football supporters". He was a technical playmaker, known for great through passes and his vision on the field, as well as his physical strengt ... (more)
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