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|Full name||Marcos André Batista dos Santos|
|Date of birth||13 March 1974|
|Place of birth||Nazaré, Bahia, Brazil|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Current club||Grêmio Osasco (Manager)|
|1995||→ VVV-Venlo (loan)||7||(3)|
|1995–1996||→ Fluminense (loan)||23||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
"Vampeta", born Marcos André Batista dos Santos, (born 13 March 1974, in Nazaré) is a former Brazilian professional football player and current coach of Grêmio Osasco. He has played in midfield. He represented Brazil from 1998 until 2002, winning the 1999 Copa América and the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Vampeta started his career in Salvador, with team Vitória, and later went to Europe with Dutch team PSV Eindhoven, who signed him alongside Ronaldo in the summer of 1994. After a difficult first season, PSV released him on loan to Fluminense, before he returned to the Netherlands as regular of the team that won the first Dutch title in 5 years in 1997.
His good performance in Eindhoven led him back to Brazil were at Corinthians he grew out to become a member of the Brazilian national team. Vampeta then joined Internazionale in summer 2000, being reunited with Ronaldo. After failing to hold down a first-team place however, he stated that he wanted to leave and went to Rio de Janeiro in December for a vacation. In January 2001, Vampeta went to PSG for €12.196 million as part exchange for Stéphane Dalmat, which Inter retained 50% registration rights on Vampeta .
He was involved in the Adriano (€13.189 million to Inter) and Reinaldo (to PSG) transfer in August 2001, who both played in Flamengo, in exchange for Vampeta who was joint-owned by Inter and PSG. Another half of Vampeta was sold for €9.757 million,
In 2007, he returned to Corinthians, signed a contract until the end of season.
He made his Brazil debut in a friendly match against FR Yugoslavia on 23 September 1998. He then became a regular player for Brazil, being called up for the Copa América 1999, 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup. He was also on Brazil's World Cup winning team in 2002, although he only made one substitute appearance during the competition.
|1||2000-07-26||São Paulo, Brazil||Argentina||2–0||3–1||2002 FIFA World Cup Qual.|