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The number of caps and number of goals mentioned below are as of May 15th 2006, when the Brazilian roster was announced.
The number after Caps represent the number of times the player was rostered, and, between parenthesis, the number of times he actually played.

Ricardinho Full name: Ricardo Luís Pozzi Rodrigues
Date of birth: May 23rd 1976
Place of birth: city of São Paulo, State of São Paulo
Position: midfielder
Height: 1.76 m
Clubs and teams: Paraná, Bordeaux (France), São Paulo, Middlesbrough (England), Santos and Corinthians
Caps: 28 (18)
Goals scored: 1
World Cups: 2002
Titles won: World Cup (2002)

Ricardinho is the Portuguese for Little Richard.
In 2002, Ricardinho was called at last minute, after Emerson got injured during the trainings already in Korea; he played a few minutes in some matches in Korea.
Ricardinho and goalkeeper Rogério are the only players who are perforing in Brazil currently. In the past years in Brazil, Ricardinho played for Santos and Corinthians and, coincidence or not, both teams were champions of the Brazilian league.

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