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Tony Menezes
Personal information
Full name Antony Santos Menezes
Date of birth November 24, 1974 (1974-11-24) (age 35)
Place of birth    Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position defender
Club information
Current club Porto Alegre FC
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1998
1999
2000–2001
2002
2003
2004
2006
2006
2006–2007
2008–
América Rio de Janeiro
Bangu Rio de Janeiro
Botafogo
Gansu Nongken
Nanjing Yoyo
Zhejiang Lucheng
Toronto Lynx
SC Ulbra (RS)
Mahindra United
Porto Alegre FC


05 (0)
19 (0)
17 (3)
22 (4)
06 (0)

   
National team2
1998–2003
1999–2008
Canada
Canada Beach Soccer Team
27 (0)
23 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 17:47, 24 February 2007 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 22 November 2009.
* Appearances (Goals)

Antony Santos Menezes (born November 24, 1974 in Mississauga, Ontario) is a Canadian professional soccer player, who plays for Porto Alegre FC.

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Club career

A 6'1, 180 lb (82 kg) defender, Menezes immigrated to Brazil with his family at age 10. He played for Botafogo in Rio de Janeiro until 2001, then signed with Chinese team Nanjing Yoyo[1]. On April 19, 2006 he signed for the Toronto Lynx[2] [3] 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[4].

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[5] 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[6]. 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

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Canada

2000

External links

References


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