Lula Pereira
Personal information
Full name Luiz Carlos Bezerra Pereira
Date of birth 6 June 1956
Place of birth Olinda, Brazil
Date of death 7 February 2021 (aged 64)
Place of death Fortaleza, Brazil
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1975 Sport Recife
1975–1979 Santa Cruz
1980–1986 Ceará
Teams managed
1989–1990 Ceará
1993 Ferroviário
1994 Rio Branco-SP
1994–1995 Figueirense
1995 União Sao João
1995–1996 Paysandu
1996–1997 Criciúma
1997 Guarani
1998 Rio Branco-SP
1999 Ceará
2000 Botafogo-SP
2000–2001 Portuguesa
2001 América Mineiro
2002 Flamengo
2003 Bahia
2004 Ceará
2006 Brasiliense
2006 Bahia
2006–2007 Al-Hazem
2008 Ceará
2009–2010 Al-Hazem
2010 América de Natal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Luiz Carlos "Lula" Bezerra Pereira (6 June 1956[1] – 7 February 2021) was a Brazilian football player and manager.[2]

Career

Born in Olinda, Pereira played for Sport Recife, Santa Cruz and Ceará.[3][4]

After retiring as a player he worked as a coach at Ceará and also later managed them. He also managed Flamengo in 2002,[3] as well as other clubs including Ferroviário, Portuguesa, Botafogo-SP, Figueirense, Brasiliense, Guarani, Bahia, Criciúma, América de Natal, Paysandu and América Mineiro.[5]

He died on 7 February 2021, aged 64, due to heart problems caused by a stroke in 2019.[3]

References

  1. ^ GrandeÁrea.com. "Lula Pereira". Archived from the original on 19 October 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Morre Lula Pereira, ex-técnico do Flamengo". O Globo (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Ex-jogador e ex-treinador, Lula Pereira morre em Fortaleza". ge.
  4. ^ "O adeus a Lula Pereira: multicampeão como zagueiro e treinador, uma voz fundamental contra o racismo no futebol brasileiro". Trivela.
  5. ^ "Lula Pereira, ex-treinador e zagueiro, morre aos 64 anos | Goal.com". www.goal.com.