Adriano (footballer, born September 1987)

Carlos Adriano de Sousa Cruz or simply Adriano (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˌadɾiˈɐnu]; born 28 September 1987) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Jacuipense as a forward.

Personal information
Full name Carlos Adriano de Sousa Cruz
Date of birth (1987-09-28) 28 September 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Valença, Brazil
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Jacuipense
Youth career
2005–2007 Bahia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Ceará
2009–2010 América (RJ) 0 (0)
2010 Bahia 26 (15)
2010–2011 Fluminense 0 (0)
2011Palmeiras (loan) 6 (0)
2011–2013 Dalian Shide 34 (7)
2013Bahia (loan) 0 (0)
2013Atlético Goianiense (loan) 10 (0)
2014–2015 Daejeon Citizen 49 (34)
2015–2016 FC Seoul 43 (25)
2017 Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 24 (10)
2018–2019 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 26 (8)
2020 FC Seoul 7 (0)
2021– Jacuipense 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 April 2021

He is also nicknamed Adriano Michael Jackson.[1][2]

Club careerEdit

He played for many Brazilian sides; Ceará, América, Esporte Clube Bahia, and Palmeiras. Espescilly, when he was in America-RJ, he played with his role model Romário. Romário came on during the 68th minute of the match between América and Artsul, replacing Adriano.[3]

In Palmeiras, he was a top scorer of the 2011 Copa do Brasil.[citation needed]

Dalian ShideEdit

On 8 June 2011, Adriano transferred to Chinese Super League side Dalian Shide on a four-year deal with a reported fee of $3.8 million.[4] He made his Super League debut for Dalian on 14 June 2011 in a 2–0 home victory against Chengdu Blades, coming on as a substitute for Ahn Jung-Hwan in the second half.[5] His first goal in China came on 7 August 2011, which ensured Dalian Shide a 1–1 draw against Liaoning Whowin.[6] He managed to score 4 goals in 12 appearances in the 2011 league season.

On 26 June 2012, Adriano scored five goals in the third round of the 2012 Chinese FA Cup as Dalian Shide beat League One club Yanbian Baekdu Tigers 8–0 at Jinzhou Stadium.[7] He broke the Chinese FA Cup record for most goals scored in a match (the previous record was four goals, held by Wang Tao in 1998 and Mark Williams in 1999).[citation needed]

Daejeon CitizenEdit

On 13 March 2014, Adriano joined South Korean side Daejeon Citizen in K League 2.

FC SeoulEdit

On 28 July 2015, Adriano joined South Korean side FC Seoul in K League 1.

Adriano scored 35 goals in all competitions in the 2016 season, setting a new record in South Korean football history.[8]

Shijiazhuang Ever BrightEdit

On 16 January 2017, Shijiazhuang Ever Bright announced that they have signed Adriano.[9]

FC SeoulEdit

On 4 February 2020, Adriano rejoined South Korean side FC Seoul on a one-year contract.[10]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 26 July 2020
Club Season League Cup Continental Other[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ceará 2007 Série B 0[11]
2008 Série B 0[12]
América (RJ) 2009
2010 Série D 18 6 18 6
Bahia 2010 Série B 26 15 26 15
Fluminense 2011 Série A
Palmeiras (loan) 2011 Série A 6 0 4 5 14 1 24 6
Dalian Shide 2011 Chinese Super League 12 4 12 4
2012 Chinese Super League 22 3 1 5 23 8
Total 34 7 1 5 35 12
Bahia (loan) 2013 Série A 0 0 1 0 8 1 9 1
Atlético Goianiense (loan) 2013 Série B 10 0 0 0 10 0
Daejeon Citizen 2014 K League Challenge 32 27 0 0 32 27
2015 K League Classic 17 7 1 1 18 8
Total 49 34 1 1 50 35
FC Seoul 2015 K League Classic 13 8 2 2 15 10
2016 K League Classic 30 17 6 5 11 13 47 35
Total 43 25 8 7 11 13 62 45
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 2017 China League One 24 10 0 0 24 10
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2018 K League 1 25 8 2 1 6 5 33 14
2019 K League 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 1
Total 26 8 3 1 7 6 36 15
FC Seoul 2020 K League 1 7 0 1 0 1 0 9 0
Career total 225 99 19 19 19 19 40 8 303 145
  1. ^ Appearances in state football leagues

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jacuipense acerta a contratação do atacante Adriano Michael Jackson". ge.
  2. ^ "Felipão testa Adriano Michael Jackson no time do Palmeiras". Jornal Correio. January 18, 2011.
  3. ^ 아드리아노의 비밀, ‘스승 호마리우+비디오’ (in Korean). Footballist. 22 January 2015.
  4. ^ 实德800万美元锁定新外援 巴西舞王即将登陆中超. Sina Sports (in Chinese). 2011-07-09.
  5. ^ 实德队最高身价外援首秀惊艳 将帅盛赞救火队员. Sohu Sports (in Chinese). 2011-07-14.
  6. ^ 实德800万强援终斩中超首球 惊鸿一击组3叉戟. QQ Sports (in Chinese). 2011-07-18.
  7. ^ "阿德爆发五弹连发 实德主场8球血洗延边|2012年足协杯|国内足坛-足协杯_新浪视频". video.sina.com.cn.
  8. ^ 아드리아노, 한 시즌 최다 골 신기록 세우다 (in Korean). sports.news.naver.com. 3 December 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  9. ^ "FC Seoul lose Brazilian striker to Chinese club". english.yonhapnews.co.kr. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  10. ^ Neat, Paul (4 February 2020). "Transfers: Adriano Returns to FC Seoul". K League United. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
  11. ^ "Artilheiros da Série B do Brasileiro 2007". Terra. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Brasileiro 2008 Série B". Terra. Archived from the original on 2010-03-17. Retrieved 17 March 2010.

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