Barcelona mourns. Marinho Perez, a FC Barcelona and Brazil national team defender in the 1970s, dies 76 years old, receiving treatment at a private hospital in Sorocaba, São Paulo.
Mazinho spent two years at Barcelona Rinus Michels and Johan Cruyff. He played in the first team between 1974 and 1976 and stood out for his ability on the ball, while Migueli was more threatening.
Marinho He played 39 games for BarcelonaAmong them he scored four goals.He does not occupy the place of foreigners, reserved for Cruyff and Neeskens, because his mother is Spanish. Before his victory in Santos, Baileybetween 1972 and 1974.
Admitted to hospital due to pneumonia
Marinho has been hospitalized for more than a month due to injury pneumoniaalso kidney and heart complicationsAccording to family members. He has been intubated in the intensive care unit for the past eight days, although his health began to deteriorate four years ago when he suffered a stroke.
Marinho is a member of the Brazilian team 1974 World Cup, in Germany. He was captain of his country, which lost to Johan Cruyff’s Netherlands.
Barcelona mourned the death of Marinho through social networks and emphasized that it was One of the best Brazilian defenders in history.