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Cairo Santos is a Brazilian-born American football placekicker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Tulane University.

Santos was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 5, 1991. His parents are both from Brazil. He has two older sisters. Santos began playing football at the age of 10. He played for a local club team in Brazil before moving to the United States in 2009 to attend high school.

Santos played football at Tulane University from 2010 to 2013. He was a four-time Conference USA All-Academic Team member and was named the 2012 Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Year. Santos was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

He played for the Chiefs from 2014 to 2018. Santos was named to the Pro Bowl in 2016 and 2017. He was released by the Chiefs in 2019 and signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Santos has a career field goal percentage of 85.7%. He is the Chiefs’ all-time leading scorer with 1,151 points.

Santos is married to his wife, Gabriela. They have two sons together.

General Info

Full NameCairo Santos
Height1.73 m
Weight73 kg
ProfessionAmerican football player, Coach
EducationTulane University, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
NationalityBrazilian, Portuguese


ParentsCairo Santos Sr., Magalie Santos, Francisco Santos
SiblingsTalita Santos


NominationsThe Best FIFA Men's Coach
MoviesTo Die Like a Man, A Outra Margem

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Esmeralda1997TV SeriesLic. Marcos
Eva y Adán, agencia matrimonial1990TV Series
La comedia musical española1985TV SeriesDon Nicanor / Fulgencio / Don Moncho / ...
Cristóbal Colón, de oficio... descubridor1982Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (as Santos)
Teatro breve1980TV Series
Niñas... al salón1977
Zorrita Martínez1975Comisario
Casa Flora1973Gervasio
Cuatro noches de boda1969César
Un día es un día1968Suárez (as Santos)
Historia de la frivolidad1967TV MovieCristóbal Colón
Tal para cual1965TV SeriesLuis
Escuela de maridos1964TV Series
Tengo un libro en las manos1963TV Series


O Noivo das Caldas1956dialogue
Cero en conducta1945adaptation


De tú a tú1991TV Series
Cómicos1987TV SeriesHimself
Aplauso1979TV SeriesHimself
Canciones de nuestra vida1975DocumentaryHimself
La hora de...1975TV Series
Especial Nochevieja 19651966TV MovieHimself (as Zori y Santos)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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