Joel Camargo

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Joel Camargo
Joel Camargo (1970).jpg
Joel Camargo in 1970
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-09-18)18 September 1946
Place of birth Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death 23 May 2014(2014-05-23) (aged 67)
Place of death Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963 Portuguesa Santista
1963–1971 Santos
1971–1972 Paris Saint-Germain 2 (0)
1973 Saad
National team
1964–1970 Brazil 28 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Joel Camargo (18 September 1946 – 23 May 2014) was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a defender.

Club career[]

Joel played for Portuguese Santista, Santos, Paris Saint-Germain, and Saad during his 10-year career. He played a total of two matches for PSG during the 1971–72 season.[1]

International career[]

Joel was a defender of the Brazil national football team when they won the 1970 FIFA World Cup.[2] He earned 28 caps for Brazil between 1964 and 1970[3] (plus 10 unofficial matches).


Camargo died of kidney failure at age 67 on 23 May 2014.[4]


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