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Everaldo in 1970
|Full name||Everaldo Marques da Silva|
|Date of birth||(1944-09-11)11 September 1944|
|Place of birth||Porto Alegre, Brazil|
|Date of death||28 October 1974(1974-10-28) (aged 30)|
|Place of death||Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Everaldo Marques da Silva, nicknamed Everaldo, (September 11, 1944 in Porto Alegre – October 28, 1974 in Santa Cruz do Sul) was a football (soccer) player from Brazil. He was defender with Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense and with the Brazilian national team. He won the 1970 FIFA World Cup. The golden star in Gremio's flag was added in 1970 in his homage. He died as a result of a car crash in Santa Cruz do Sul. He is regarded as one of the finest left-backs of all time.
Everaldo won the 1970 FIFA World Cup. He was defeated only once, in October 1968.
- Winner of 1970 FIFA World Cup with the Brazilian national team.
- Winner Roca Cup in 1967 with the Brazilian national team.
- Winner Campeonato Gaúcho (Rio Grande do Sul State championship) in 1964, 1966, 1967 and 1968 with Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense
- Winner Rio Branco Cup in 1967 with Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense
- He received the Brazilian Silver Ball in 1970.
- (in Portuguese) Everaldo: a star shining in the Tricolor flag from the Grêmio website.
|World Cup-winners status|
|Latest Born Player to Die
October 28, 1974 – September 3, 1989
|Shortest Living Player
October 28, 1974 – present
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