Milton Queiroz da Paixão, simply known as Tita (born April 1, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro), is a former association footballer who played forward. He played for the Brazilian national team and played for several Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs. After retiring, he started a managerial career.[4] He is also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Playing career

He was capped 32 times for the national team, between August 1979 and May 1990, scoring six goals.[6] He played 391 games and scored 135 goals for Flamengo.[7] With Bayer Leverkusen, he won the UEFA Cup in 1988. He scored in the second leg of the final against Espanyol, one of three goals needed to equal a 3–0 deficit.

Managerial career

Tita has also managed several different clubs.[9] In 2008, he was Vasco da Gama's manager from August[10] to September.[11]