Marcos Evangelista de Morais (born 7 June 1970), known as Cafu , is a Brazilian former professional footballer. With 142 appearances for the Brazilian national football team, he is the most internationally capped male Brazilian player of all time. He represented his nation in four FIFA World Cups between 1994 and 2006, and is the only player to have appeared in three consecutive World Cup finals, winning the 1994 and 2002 editions of the tournament, the latter as his team's captain. With Brazil, he also took part in four editions of the Copa América, winning the title twice, in 1997 and 1999; he was also a member of the national side that won the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup.
At club level, Cafu won several domestic and international titles while playing in Brazil, Spain and Italy; he is best known for his spells at São Paulo, Roma and Milan, teams with which he made history, although he also played for Real Zaragoza, Juventude and Palmeiras throughout his career. Known for his pace and energetic attacking runs along the right flank, he is regarded as one of the greatest fullbacks ever to grace the Italian Serie A, and as one of the greatest Brazilian players of his generation. In 1994, he was named South American Footballer of the Year, and in 2004, he was named by Pelé one of the 125 Greatest Living Footballers at a FIFA Awards ceremony.
Arlindo Gomes Semedo (born 17 November 1977), known as Cafú, is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays for S.C. Freamunde as a forward.
After playing in his country of birth for Belenenses and Boavista, amassing Primeira Liga totals of 153 games and 17 goals over the course of seven seasons, he went on to have a brief spell in Germany with Freiburg.
Already in his 30's Cafú moved to Cyprus, where he remained for five years in representation of several teams. Internationally, he played for Cape Verde.
Cafu is a Brazilian former professional footballer.
Cafu may also refer to:
- Cafú, (born 1977) Cape Verdean footballer (forward)
- Wanderson Cafu (born 1986), Brazilian footballer (right back)
- Filipe Francisco dos Santos, aka Cafu (born 1987), Brazilian footballer (forward)
- Jonathan Cafu, (born 1991), Brazilian footballer (winger)
- Cafú, (born 1993) Portuguese footballer
- Cafu Engine, a game engine
Carlos Miguel Ribeiro Dias (born 26 February 1993), known as Cafú, is a Portuguese footballer who plays for French club FC Lorient as a defensive midfielder.