José Maria Marin

José Maria Marin
José Maria Marin
President of the Brazilian Football Confederation
In office
March 12, 2012 – April 12, 2015
Preceded byRicardo Teixeira
Succeeded byMarco Polo Del Nero
26th Governor of São Paulo
In office
May 14, 1982 – March 15, 1983
Vice GovernorNone
Preceded byPaulo Maluf
Succeeded byFranco Montoro
Vice Governor of São Paulo
In office
March 15, 1979 – May 14, 1982
GovernorPaulo Maluf
Preceded byFerreira Filho
Succeeded byOrestes Quércia
State Deputy of São Paulo
In office
February 1, 1971 – February 1, 1979
Alderman of São Paulo
In office
January 1, 1964 – December 21, 1970
Personal details
Born (1932-05-06) May 6, 1932 (age 86)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Political partyPRP (1963–1965)
ARENA (1965–1980)
PDS (1980–1985)
PFL (1985–2000)
PSC (2000–2007)
PTB (2007–present)

José Maria Marin (born May 6, 1932)[1] is a Brazilian politician and former sports administrator who was the President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol, CBF) from March 2012 until April 2015. He had previously served as vice-governor and governor of São Paulo state and is a former football player.

Marin was arrested as part of the 2015 FIFA corruption case and was subsequently jailed for four years.

Early life and football career

Marin was born in São Paulo.[1] His father was from Galicia, Spain, and helped to popularize boxing in Brazil.[2]

He was part of the São Paulo squad between 1950, and 1952[3] where as a striker he scored five goals in the 20 games he played.[1]

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