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Fábio (footballer, born 1980)

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Fábio Deivson Lopes Maciel, simply known as Fábio (born 30 September 1980) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Cruzeiro as a goalkeeper.

Fábio
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Personal information
Full name Fábio Deivson Lopes Maciel
Date of birth (1980-09-30) 30 September 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Nobres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Cruzeiro
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 União Bandeirante 23 (0)
1998 Atlético Paranaense 16 (0)
1999–2000 Cruzeiro 4 (0)
2000–2004 Vasco da Gama 86 (0)
2005– Cruzeiro 426 (0)
National team
2011 Brazil 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 July 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 July 2017

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CareerEdit

Born in Nobres, Mato Grosso, Fábio represented União Bandeirante-PR, Vasco, and Atlético-PR. Fábio was called up to most of Brazil's friendly's in the months of August and September, 2006. Being called up by Brazilian head coach Dunga for a friendly against Norway in Oslo on 16 August 2006, though never had playing time, the game ended 1–1. He was also called up to play against Argentina and Wales on 3 and 5 September 2006, respectively, but again, he did not play in these match, as Gomes remained Brazil's number 1 under Dunga at that time.

He was delighted to have been included in one of Brazil's team's in September, but knew exactly where he stood and understood what his role in the team was, and stated he was happy to be part of the squad.

Brazil has great keepers as the level has really gone up over the past few years and we have goalies of the calibre of Rogério Ceni (São Paulo), Fábio Costa (Santos) and Júlio César (Internazionale). I just want to calmly do what I can to help the seleção.
Fábio[1]

He has in his career won the Copa do Brasil, the Campeonato Brasileiro, and the Copa Mercosur all in the same year, 2000. He has also won two state championship, the Campeonato Carioca, and the Campeonato Mineiro.

Fábio has won a couple of international championships as well, such as the 1997 U-17 South American Youth Championship and FIFA U-17 World Cup. Along with that he was part of Brazil's winning side in the Copa América 2004, in Peru.

In the first season of 2007, Fabio's performance on the field was inconsistent and very consequential mistakes. In the first leg of the state championship against rivals Atlético, he had his back to the field while the Atletico striker approached the box and scored; Cruzeiro supporters asked for his removal of the starting squad.

Coincidentally, after this same game, Fábio was out for three months for an alleged injury. He played the whole match during which he did not show any sign of severe pain. He returned in the middle of July returned to his starter position, is a current favorite of the Cruzeiro fans and showing signs of recovering his old form. He was on the Brazilian team in 2007.

In November 2007 it was announced that Fabio would extend his Cruzeiro contract until December 2009 after speculation mounted on a possible move in the January 2008 transfer period.[2] In April 2008, it was reported that he would move to Fiorentina, subject to application on obtaining an EU passport as under descendant status, but the move never happened.

During both the 2013 and 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A winning campaigns, Fábio served as Cruzeiro's captain and thus lifting the Brasileirão trophy twice in a row for the team. Fábio was selected in 2013 as the best goalkeeper in Brazil, winning the prestigious Bola de Prata trophy for the position for the second time, having also been honored in 2010.

Fábio is currently the record holder for most appearances for Cruzeiro, with over 700 matches played for the Brazilian giants.[3]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazil (Seleção): Dunga’s Brazilian Bets", Goal, August 2, 2006. Retrieved on September 16, 2006.
  2. ^ "Cruzeiro assegura a permanência de Fábio". Mercadofutebol.com. 23 November 2007. Retrieved 22 November 2007. 
  3. ^ "Fiorentina anuncia Fábio, mas Cruzeiro nega". Globo Esporte (in Portuguese). 4 April 2008. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 

Career statisticsEdit

As of 25 July 2017[1]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vasco da Gama 2001 2 0 1 0 2 0 8 0 13 0
2002 21 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 27 0
2003 44 0 1 0 2 0 20 0 68 0
2004 19 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 39 0
Total 86 0 2 0 4 0 54 0 146 0
Cruzeiro 2005 40 0 9 0 3 0 15 0 67 0
2006 36 0 6 0 1 0 15 0 58 0
2007 28 0 6 0 2 0 13 0 49 0
2008 38 0 0 0 10 0 14 0 62 0
2009 34 0 0 0 14 0 13 0 61 0
2010 36 0 0 0 12 0 12 0 60 0
2011 34 0 0 0 8 0 14 0 56 0
2012 37 0 5 0 0 0 12 0 54 0
2013 36 0 7 0 0 0 13 0 56 0
2014 36 0 8 0 10 0 13 0 67 0
2015 36 0 2 0 10 0 11 0 59 0
2016 19 0 7 0 0 0 12 0 38 0
2017 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 19 0
Total 426 0 52 0 70 0 158 0 706 0
Career total 512 0 54 0 74 0 212 0 852 0


HonoursEdit

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Fabio Ogol Profile". Retrieved 25 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 6 December 2010. Retrieved 19 May 2009. 
  3. ^ "Seleção do Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 2013" [Best eleven of 2013 Brazilian League] (in Portuguese). CBF. December 9, 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2013.