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Mozart (footballer)

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Place of birth  Curitiba, Brazil
Years  Team
Role  Football player
Position  Midfielder
Playing position  Defensive midfielder
Name  Mozart Batista
Height  1.74 m
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Full name  Mozart Santos Batista Junior
Date of birth  (1979-11-08) 8 November 1979 (age 36)
Current team  Reggina (technical collaborator)
Number  22 (Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras / Midfielder)
Similar People  Francesco Cozza, Martin Jiranek, Radoslav Kovac

Mozart Santos Batista Júnior, usually known simply as Mozart (born 8 November 1979 in Curitiba, Brazil) is a former professional association football player. He played in both the defensive midfielder and attacking midfielder positions.


Club career

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Mozart started his career with Paraná Clube, before moving to France with FC Girondins de Bordeaux in 1998, although he did not play any games for them. He returned to play in Brazil for Coritiba and Flamengo, and then moved to Serie A's Reggina Calcio in 2000.

In August 2005 he moved to Spartak Moscow, for a fee of €6M. He terminated his contract with Spartak in March 2009, and the following month he signed for Palmeiras. Mozart's time at Palmeiras ended in August 2009 when he joined Serie A side Livorno.

International career

Mozart was in the Brazil squad for the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Coaching career

In June 2014 Mozart marked his return to former club Reggina, being appointed as technical collaborator to new head coach Francesco Cozza, a former teammate of his during his time as a player.


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