Bebeto Biography

Bebeto

Quick Facts About Bebeto

Celebrated Name Bebeto
Age 57 Years
Nick Name Chorao
Birth Name Jose Roberto Gama de Oliveira
Birth Date 1964-02-16
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Brazilian
Birth Nation Brazil
Place Of Birth Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Christianity
Career Start 1981
Awards 1989 South American Footballer of the Year, 1992 Bola de Prata and 1992-93 Pichichi Trophy.
Father Wilson Carvalho de Oliveira
Mother Carmem Gama de Oliveira
Brothers Nilton Gomes de Oliveira, Tuca Gama and Tony Batista
Marital Status Married
Wife Denise de Oliveira
Children Mattheus Oliveira, Stephannie Oliveira and Junior Oliveira
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 68kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career, Coach & Politician
Net Worth $1 Million- $5 Million
Links Twitter Instagram

Jose Roberto Gama de Oliveira professionally known as Bebeto is a Brazilian former professional football player who played as a forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Vitoria in 1981. In his professional football career, he played for Vitoria, Flamengo, Vasco da Gama, Deportivo La Coruna, Sevilla, Cruzeiro, Botafogo, Toros Neza, Kashima Antlers, and Al-Ittihad. He entered politics in the 2010 Brazilian General Elections and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro representing the Democratic Labour Party. 

On the international level, he has represented Brazil at various age levels. He made his Brazil national team debut in 1985. He has made 75 appearances and scored 39 goals for Brazil. He is the sixth-highest goalscorer for his national team. He was the top scorer for Brazil at the 1989 Copa America when they won the tournament. He has represented Brazil at Summer Olympics, World Cups, FIFA Confederations Cup, and Copa America. He won the 1994 FIFA World Cup with Brazil and was also a member of the Brazilian team that won the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup. In January 2013 and August 2014, he was named as one of the six Ambassadors of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 in Brazil.

Bebeto Vitoria

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What is Bebeto Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the 1983, 1987 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A with Flamengo.  
  • Won the 1986 Campeonato Carioca with Flamengo.
  • Won the 1984, 1988, 1989 Taca Guanabara with Flamengo.  
  • Won the 1983, 1985, 1986 Taca Rio de Janerio with Flamengo.  
  • Won the 1986 Trofeu Centenario de Fundacao do Linfield Football Club with Flamengo.  
  • Won the 1986 Taca Associacao dos Cronistas Esportivos do Rio de Janerio with Flamengo.   
  • Won the 1987 Taca Euzebio de Andrade with Flamengo.  
  • Won the 1987 Torneio El Gabon with Flamengo.  
  • Won the 1987 Trofeu Joao Havelange with Flamengo.   
  • Won the 1988 Taca Governador Jader Ribeiro with Flamengo. 
  • Won the 1988 Trofeu Colombino with Flamengo.   
  • Won the 1989 Trofeu Seis Anos da Rede Manchetes de Televisao with Flamengo.   
  • Won the 1989 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A with Vasco da Gama.
  • Won the 1990 Taca Guanabara with Vasco da Gama.
  • Won the 1990 Torneio de Verao RJ with Vasco da Gama.
  • Won the 1990 Taca Adolpho Bloch with Vasco da Gama.
  • Won the 1991 Torneio da Amizade with Vasco da Gama.
  • Won the 1994 Trofeu Emma Cuervo with Deportivo La Coruna.
  • Won the 1994-45 Copa de Rey with Deportivo La Coruna.
  • Won the 1995 Supercoppa de Espana with Deportivo La Coruna.
  • Won the 1998 Torneio Rio-Sao Paulo with Botafogo.
  • Won the 2000 J League with Kashima Antlers.
  • Won the 2000 Emperor’s Cup with Kashima Antlers.
  • Won the 2000 J.League Cup with Kashima Antlers.
  • Won the 1983 FIFA U20 World Cup with Brazil Youth.
  • Won the 1987 Pan American Games with Brazil Youth.
  • Won the 1989 Copa America with Brazil.
  • Won the 1994 FIFA World Cup with Brazil.
  • Won the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup with Brazil.
  • Won the 1988, 1989 Campeonato Carioca top scorer.
  • Won the 1989 Copa America top scorer.
  • Won the 1989 South American Footballer of the Year.
  • Won the 1992 Bola de Prata.
  • Won the 1992 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A top scorer.
  • Won the 1992-93 Pichichi Trophy.
  • Won the 1996 Olympic Games top scorer.
  • Won the 1999 Torneio Rio-Sao Paulo top scorer.

Bebeto Flamengo 1986

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Where is Bebeto From?

Bebeto was born on 16 February 1964. His birth name is Jose Roberto Gama de Oliveira. His birthplace is Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. He was born to his father, Wilson Carvalho de Oliveira, and his mother, Carmem Gama de Oliveira where he grew up with his three brothers, Nilton Gomes de Oliveira, Tuca Gama, and Tony Batista. He holds Brazilian nationality. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Aquarius.

Bebeto Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Vitoria in 1981.
  • He then moved to Flamengo in 1983 and played until 1989. He made 80 appearances and scored 34 goals for the club. He won the two Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, three Taca Guanabara, Taca Rio de Janerio, one Campeonato Carioca, Trofeu Centenario de Fundacao do Linfield Football Club, Taca Associacao dos Cronistas Esportivos do Rio de Janerio, Taca Euzebio de Andrade, Torneio El Gabon, Trofeu Joao Havelange, Taca Governador Jader Ribeiro, and Trofeu Seis Anos da Rede Manchetes de Televisao with Flamengo. He also won the1988 and 1989 Campeonato Carioca top scorer.

Bebeto Deportivo La Coruna

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  • In 1989, he joined Vasco da Gama and played until 1992. He made 53 apperances and scored 28 goals for the club. He won the one Taca Guanabara, Torneio de Verao RJ, Taca Adolpho Bloch and Torneio da Amizade with Vasco da Gama. He also won the 1992 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A top scorer.
  • In 1992, he moved to Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna and played until 1996. He became the top scorer in La Liga in his first season at Deportivo, scoring 29 goals in the 1992-93 season. He has won one Trofeu Emma Cuervo, Copa de Rey, and Supercoppa de Espana with Deportivo La Coruna.
  • In 1996, he returned to play for native club Flamengo where he made 15 appearances and scored 7 goals for the club.
  • After playing 15 games for Flamengo, he returned to Spain to play for Sevilla, for whom he played 5 games and never scored.
  • In 1997, he joined Vitoria where he made 8 appearances and scored 8 goals for the club.
  • In the same year, he joined Cruzeiro for just one match, the 1997 Intercontinental Cup final against Borussia Dortmund.
  • In 1998, he joined Botafogo and played for one year. He made 17 appearances and scored 9 goals for the club. There he won the 1998 Torneio Rio-Sao Paulo with Botafogo.
  • In 1999, he moved to Toros Neza and made 8 appearances, and scored 2 goals for the club.
  • In 2000, he joined Kashima Antlers where he made 8 appearances and scored 1 goal for the club. He won the 2000 J League, Emperor’s Cup, and J.League Cup with Kashima Antlers.
  • In the same year of 2000, he returned to Vitoria and made 3 appearances for the club.
  • In 2001, he returned to Vasco da Gama where he made 8 appearances and scored 1 goal for the club.
  • On 5 September 2002, he joined his final club Al-Ittihad of Saudi Arabia at the age of 38 where he made 5 appearances and scored 1 goal for the club. And he got his retirement from the club.

Bebeto world Cup

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Bebeto International Career

  • He has represented Brazil at various age levels. 
  • He has won the 1983 FIFA U20 World Cup and South American U20 Championship with the Brazil U20 team.
  • He made his Brazil national team debut in 1985.
  • He won a silver medal for Brazil in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
  • He was the top scorer for Brazil at the 1989 Copa America when they won the tournament.
  • In 1996, he was chosen to be an over-23 player at the 1996 Summer Olympics, scoring a hat-trick in the Bronze medal match against Portugal.

Bebeto goals

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  • He played in three World Cups for Brazil in 1990, 1994, and 1998. In 1994, he was one of the best players of the tournament, scoring three goals and providing two assists where he won the 1994 FIFA World Cup for Brazil and then repeated the feat four years later as Brazil finished second to host France.
  • He retired from international football in 1998 after playing the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
  • On 8 December 2012, a friendly match was played by Brazil Masters vs IFA All-Stars at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata, India. He scored a goal for Brazil Masters as they defeated All-Stars by 3-1.
  • He has made 75 appearances and scored 39 goals for Brazil and is the sixth-highest goalscorer for his national team.

Bebeto Trophy

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Bebeto after Retirement

  • On 16 December 2009, he was hired as America Football Club’s head coach and was sacked on 13 February 2010 after an average performance at the Taca Guanabara. He had a record of three wins, one draw, and four losses.
  • He then entered politics in the 2010 Brazilian General Elections and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro representing the Democratic Labour Party. 
  • In January 2013 and August 2014, he was named as one of the six Ambassadors of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 in Brazil.

Bebeto wife

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Bebeto Wife and Children

Looking at his personal life Bebeto is a married man. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Denise de Oliveira in 1988. The couple got three children, Mattheus Oliveira, Stephannie Oliveira, and Junior Oliveira. He is having an intimate relationship with his wife and children where they are living their life happily together.

Bebeto kids

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Bebeto Height

Bebeto stands at a height of 1.77m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 68kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Bebeto Net Worth and Salary

Bebeto is a retired professional footballer who had played for Vitoria, Flamengo, Vasco da Gama, Deportivo La Coruna, Sevilla, Cruzeiro, Botafogo, Toros Neza, Kashima Antlers, and Al-Ittihad. He has earned from his professional career as a football player, coach, and politician. As of 2021, his net worth is about $1 million- $5 million where his salary is not revealed yet. Any updates on his salary will be updated here soon.

Did You Know?

  • 1988, 1989 Campeonato Carioca top scorer.
  • 1989 Copa America top scorer.
  • 1989 South American Footballer of the Year.
  • 1992 Bola de Prata.
  • 1992 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A top scorer.
  • 1992-93 Pichichi Trophy.
  • 1996 Olympic Games top scorer.
  • 1999 Torneio Rio-Sao Paulo top scorer.
  • He is the sixth highest goalscorer for his national team.
  • He retired from the international football in 1998 after playing the 1998 FIFA World Cup and continued playing club football until 2002.
  • On 16 December 2009, he was hired as America Football Club’s head coach and was sacked on 13 February 2010 after an average performance at the Taca Guanabara.
  • He entered politics in the 2010 Brazilian General Elections and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro representing the Democratic Labour Party.
  • In January 2013 and August 2014, he was named as one of the six Ambassadors of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 in Brazil.