Osni Neto

Osni Purificação Neto (born April 16, 1979 in São Paulo) is a retired football (soccer) player who played in the Campeonato Paulista, USL First Division, Canadian Soccer League, and the Major Indoor Soccer League.

Neto began his career SE Palmeiras where he won the Copa do Brasil in 1998. He had stints with Inter de Limeira, and CR Vasco da Gama. In 2006, he went overseas to Canada to sign with the Toronto Lynx of the USL First Division.He made his debut on April 29, 2006 against the Vancouver Whitecaps.He recorded his first goal for Toronto in a 2-1 defeat to Portland Timbers on May 21, 2006.During his tenure with Toronto he recorded in total five goals.

When the Lynx dropped to the PDL he signed as a free agent for the Serbian White Eagles of the Canadian Soccer League for the 2007 season. He made his debut for Serbia on May 18, 2007 in a match against Trois-Rivières Attak. During his time with the Eagles, he appeared in sixteen games and scored 5 goals. He was released midway through the season and signed for the New Jersey Ironmen of the MISL and retired from football in 2008.