José Maria Marin

José Maria Marin
José Maria Marin
President of CBF
In office
March 12, 2012 – April 12, 2015
Preceded by Ricardo Teixeira
Succeeded by Marco Polo Del Nero
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26th Governor of São Paulo
In office
May 14, 1982 – March 15, 1983
Preceded by Paulo Maluf
Succeeded by Franco Montoro
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Lieutenant Governor of São Paulo
In office
March 15, 1979 – May 14, 1982
Preceded by Ferreira Filho
Succeeded by Orestes Quércia
Personal details
Born (1932-05-06) May 6, 1932 (age 85)
São Paulo, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Political party PRP (1963-1965)
ARENA (1965-1980)
PDS (1980-1985)
PFL (1985-2000)
PSC (2000-2007)
PTB (2007-present)
Occupation Entrepreneur, former politician
Profession Lawyer

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.

In May 2015, Marin was banned by FIFA Ethics Committee. [2]

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. [3]

He was part of the São Paulo squad between 1950, and 1952 [4] where as a striker he scored five goals in the 20 games he played. [1]

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