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Find A Grave - Cemiterio Bom Pastor (Ribeirao Preto)
Sócrates b. February 19, 1954 d. December 4, 2011 Professional Soccer Player, Activist. Born Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira Sócrates in Belém do Pará, he was a revered Brazilian footballer and co-founder of Brazil's pro-democracy movement advocating rights for players. In the 1970s, he began as a promising soccer player in Ribeirão Preto, where he studied medicine while playing for provincial teams before attaining a medical degree at age 24. After school, he moved to Corinthians, started playing for the São Paulo Club and...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cemiterio Bom Pastor (Ribeirao Preto), Sao Paulo, Brazil