Carlos Canuto Julio de Almeida (1898-1976), FIFA referee from 1941.
When Carlos Canuto was 14, he and a friend formed a football team in the town of Alcantara. They named it after an English expat team called Carcavelos: Carcavelinhos. With Carlos' mother as the treasurer.
Carcavelinos became famous for its fast attacks, with Carlos Canuto in front. The team won the Portuguese Cup in 1928 and even reached the first League in season 1935/36 (Ending one but last). Carcavelinhos later became Atletico Clube de Portugal.
Because every club had to assign two players to referee. Carcavelinhos appointed Canuto and Manuel Marques. Both became FIFA referees.
Statistics for CARLOS CANUTO
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MATCHES FOR CARLOS CANUTO
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