Rogério Mücke Ceni, is an eminent Brazilian footballer, who plays as a goalkeeper for Sao Paulo FC. His skilled career, which has covered more than two decades, is largely allied with São Paulo FC, with which he has triumph 17 major titles, counting three Brazilian Leagues and two Libertadores Cup. He has also achieve more than 100 goals during his proficient career, with all of them coming from free kicks and penalties, fetching the first and only player in his position to attain that landmark.
Acknowledged by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics as the goalkeeper to have attained maximum number of goals in the account of football, exceeding José Luis Chilavert in 2006, Ceni symbolized Brazil at two World Cups. Though he is not a famous name, but Rogerio Ceni is a footballer without match. While megastars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi contend for major honour, those two luminaries are wadding behind the 41-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper in one football history testimony.
Ceni has been turning out for his adored Sao Paulo for 22 years and, at the grand old age of 41, a 3- 0 Brazilian league win over Goais on Monday protected his 590th win the most any player has ever recorded with a single club. In doing so the earlier Brazil international exceeded the mark formerly set by Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs, who racked up 589 triumphs with the 20 time English victor between 1990 and 2014. Giggs required 963 appearances to reach his total, while Ceni administered the feat in 1173 games, 868 of which were as captain.
Ceni, who is planning to retire from playing in December, has had a sparkling career. A member of the Brazil squadron which won the 2002 World Cup, Ceni has also been the improbable scorer of an unbelievable 123 goals thanks to his skill to take free-kicks and penalties. He has aided Sao Paulo triumph the Copa Libertadores, South America’s most esteemed club competition, while also playing a key part as the team were circlet FIFA World Club Cup winners in 2005.