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Spelling Aldair Santos
Gender Male
Ethnic Brazilian
Job Brazilian Footballer
Desc Aldair was one of, if not the best centre back in Serie A at the turn of the century. That’s how good Aldair was. The Brazilian was the defensive rock upon which Fabio Capello built AS Roma’s title-winning team in 2001


Org Brazil National Team
Club as Player AS Roma


Teammate Cafu
  Roberto Carlos
1998 07 12
World Cup 1998 final where France defeat Brazil 3-0. Zinedine Zidane score 2 goals with assist from Emmanuel Petit and Youri Djorkaeff. also final goal came from Emmanuel Petit with assist by Patrick Vieira

2008 07 15 Retrieve

[Aldair Tells Roma to sign Baptista Or Bendtner] Julio Baptista is a very interesting player and could do well in the capital. Another player that I like a lot is Bendtner, the centre forward of Arsenal, although he is still very young

2008 07 22 Retrieve

[Former Roma defender Aldair advises the club to consider signing Olympique Marseille striker Djibril Cissé] Until now the club have done well on the transfer market, Riise is undoubtedly a reinforcement. as well as Loria and the young players coming back from loan spells. But I think that, while in defence they are fine, up front they still lack a winger and a powerful striker. Considering the resources available, I think it would be a good deal to buy Djibril Cissé. Although he’s been through tough times recently, the French-Ivorian player would be perfect for Roma also because he won’t cost too much

2009 09 25 Retrieve

[Some ultra groups allegedly disagree with the club’s decision to offer the No.10 a lucrative five-year contract extension, but the Brazilian is dumbfounded] Francesco does not deserve this. He has given his all for Roma over the years and the fans owe him so much. He has given his all for Roma over the years and the fans owe him so much

[After a 3-3 draw with Palermo in midweek, Roma travel back to Sicily at the weekend to face Catania] It will be a difficult game, but I think Roma will come out on top this time around. There is still a lot of work to do to fix the defensive line, but I reckon that Roma have the drive to claim maximum points

2009 10 09 Retrieve

[Former Club Legend Aldair says Roma Are Not One Of The Big Teams In Italy] Roma Are Not One Of The Big Teams In Italy […] My son and heir? Surely Juan can be proactive just like I was. He is very similar to me, and amongst other things, he is also from Flamengo like me

2010 02 10 Retrieve

[Former Roma Defender Aldair Advises Fabio Simplicio To Join Roma] I don’t know what happened between the two parties, and the contract negotiations, but I have always liked Fabio as a player. There are rumours circulating that he could join Roma, and I can safely say that he will do well there because he is a great player with excellent qualities. I would advise him to go to the Lupi