For other Brazilian footballers named Ailton, see Ailton. See also Manga.
A√≠lton Corr√™a de Arruda,
best known as Manga (Recife, April 26, 1937) was a Brazilian goalkeeper, famous for playing alongside with
Garrincha, N√≠lton Santos and Zagallo in the great Botafogo of the 1960s, and
also for defending the Brazilian national team in the 1966 FIFA World Cup.
Manga started his career in 1955 in Sport Recife
. In 1959 he moved to
, where he
became a national celebrity. In 1966 he was the Brazilian
goalkeeper in the 1966 FIFA World
. In the 1970s he also played for Sport Club Internacional
won two national titles), Coritiba
. He also played in
Uruguay and Ecuador, where he
finished his career at the age of 44.