Fábio Costa

Fabio Costa (born 27 November 1977 in Camaçari, Bahia) is a former Brazilian goalkeeper.

Fabio Costa
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Personal information
Full name Fabio Costa
Date of birth (1977-11-27) 27 November 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth Camaçari, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1+12 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1991–1992 Bahia
1993 Cruzeiro
1994 PSV Eindhoven
1995–1996 Vitória
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 Vitória 28 (0)
2000–2003 Santos 63 (0)
2004–2005 Corinthians 76 (0)
2006–2013 Santos 86 (0)
2010–2011Atlético Mineiro (loan) 16 (0)
2013São Caetano (loan) 2 (0)
Total 271 (0)
National team
1999–2000 Brazil U23 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Costa played for Brazil under-23 and won the 1996 Toulon Tournament and the 2000 South American Pre-Olympic Tournament. He was part of the Brazil under-23 team who competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, headed by coach Luxemburgo.

Still uncapped for the senior national team, he was summoned by coach Emerson Leão for the 2001 FIFA Confederatios Cup to be hosted by Japan and South Korea, but did not enter the field during the competition.


In 2010, he played only in the international friendly between Santos x Red Bull / NY.

On 16 December 2013, Costa, who has his contract ended in last day of the year, announced his retirement of football. According to him: "It was 21 years as a professional footballer, I have played since I was 15 years old. I lost my joy of playing. I have no hurts from Santos, I just stay sad for being not chosen."[1]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Vitória
Santos
Corinthians

InternationalEdit

Brazil U23

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prestes a ficar sem contrato, Fábio Costa anuncia a aposentadoria
  2. ^ "Em 2005, melhores do Campeonato Brasileiro recebem prêmio Craque do Brasileirão" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 6 December 2005. Retrieved 29 September 2016.

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