Leo Higuita

Leonardo de Melo Vieira Leite (born (1986-06-06)6 June 1986), commonly known as Leo Higuita, is a Brazilian born Kazakhstani futsal player who plays as a goalkeeper for AFC Kairat[1] and the Kazakhstani national futsal team.[2]

Leo Higuita
Personal information
Full name Leonardo de Melo Vieira Leite
Date of birth (1986-06-06) 6 June 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
AFC Kairat
Number 2
Youth career
Social Ramos
CSSE
River FC
Flamengo
Fluminense
Vasco da Gama
Cabo Frio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Cabo Frio
2009 Vasco da Gama
2009–2010 MFC Tulpar
2010 Belenenses
2011– AFC Kairat
National team
2013– Kazakhstan 30 (27)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Higuita, estrela do Kairat: "Queremos fazer história"" [Higuita, the star of Kairat: "We want to make history"]. UEFA (in Portuguese). 26 April 2017. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Eleito melhor goleiro de futsal do mundo, Léo Higuita é homenageado pelo Fla" [Elected the best futsal goalkeeper in the world, Léo Higuita is honored by Fla]. Globo Esporte (in Portuguese). 19 May 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2019.

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