Zico in 2016, photo by Celso Pupo/www.bigstockphoto.com/

Birth Name: Arthur Antunes Coimbra

Place of Birth: Quintino Bocaiúva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 3 March, 1953

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, possibly other]

Zico is a Brazilian professional footballer and coach. He is considered one of the greatest players of all time. He is nicknamed “White Pelé.”

Zico is the son of Matilde Ferreira da Costa and José Antunes Coimbra, a Portuguese emigrant, from Tondela, Viseu District, Portugal. His brother is professional footballer and manager Edu Coimbra. He is married to Sandra Carvalho de Sá, with whom he has three children.

Zico’s paternal grandfather was named Fernando Antunes Coimbra.

Zico’s paternal grandmother was named Elisa Antunes Coimbra.

Zico’s maternal grandfather was named Arthur Ferreira da Costa Silva. Arthur was born in Oliveira de Azeméis, Aveiro District, Portugal.

Source: Genealogy of Zico – https://www.geni.com

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