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SpouseIsabelle Bittencourt
FactRomário played his last game for the Brazilian National Team in 2005 against Guatemala. Fittingly Romário marked his 85th cap for his country by notching his 70th International Goal.

Romário de Souza Faria, commonly known as Romário, is a Brazilian politician, who previously served as professional footballer. He was born on 29 January 1966, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to parents Maria Soares and Romário de Souza. He has four siblings: sisters Cíntia, Sandra and Sônia, and a brother, Valdir. Romário began his football career playing for Olaria, a local club in Rio de Janeiro. He later moved to Vasco da Gama, where he won the 1989 Copa Libertadores. He then transferred to PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands, where he won the European Cup in 1988.

Romário returned to Brazil in 1993 to play for Flamengo. He won the Brazilian league championship with Flamengo in 1993 and 1994. In 1995, he transferred to FC Barcelona, where he won the Spanish league championship and the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1997. Romário retired from football in 2008. He was elected to the Brazilian Senate in 2014.

Romário has a net worth of $5 million. He has been married to Isabelle Dias since 2006. They have two children: a son, Romarinho, and a daughter, Isabela.

General Info

Full NameRomário
Height1.67 m
Weight70 kg
ProfessionFootball player, Politician, Manager


SpouseIsabelle Bittencourt
ChildrenRomarinho, Danielle Favatto, Moniquinha Faria, Raphael Faria, Ivy Faria, Isabellinha Faria
ParentsManuela Ladislau Faria, Edevair de Souza Faria
SiblingsZoraidi Faria, Ronaldo de Souza Faria


AwardsFIFA World Player of the Year, Pichichi Trophy, Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year

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1Playing the Brazilian Football Championship for Vasco da Gama. [June 2007]
2Scored his 1000th goal against Sport Club Recife on May 20th 2007, becoming the second footballer ever to score a thousand goals, along with Pelé.
3Father, with Isabella Bittencourt, of two girls named Isabela (b. May 19th 2003) and Ivy (b. March 17th 2005).
4Father, with Danielle Favato, of Daniella.
5Father, with Mônica Santoro, of Romario and Mônica.
6Son of Edevair and Lita de Souza Faria.
7Father, with Edna Velho, of a boy named Raphael, born in 2002.
8Romário starts his soccer player carrier at Vasco da Gama (Brazil). He also played in PSV (Netherlands), Barcelona (Spain), Flamengo (Brazil), Valencia (Spain), Fluminense (Brazil) and Al Sadd (Qatar).
9Romário played his last game for the Brazilian National Team in 2005 against Guatemala. Fittingly Romário marked his 85th cap for his country by notching his 70th International Goal.
10Scored 71 goals in his 85 internationals for Brazil National Team (the "Seleção").
11Brazilian soccer player.
12Won a silver medal in the 1988 Olympiad (Seoul), where he scored most goals and was elected the best footballer.
13Went to 2 world cups (1990/1994), scoring 5 goals in 1994, when Brazil won.



Powerade: 2014 FIFA World Cup2014TV Movie special thanks


Looking for Rio2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Histórias do Flamengo1999DocumentaryHimself - Jogador de Futebol
Pecado Capital1998TV SeriesHimself
La peau du foot1997TV Movie documentary
Fútbol: Amistoso a beneficio de Unicef1995TV MovieHimself
XV FIFA World Cup 19941994TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Brazil
Fotbolls-VM krönikan 19941994TV Movie documentaryHimself - Brazilian Team
Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad1988TV Mini-SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Quickies, les questions brèves d'e-penser2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2011TV SeriesHimself
Memòries de la tele2010TV SeriesHimself
Por Toda Minha Vida2009TV SeriesHimself
Johan Cruijff - En un momento dado2004DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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