Lincoln (footballer, born 2000)
|Full name||Lincoln Corrêa dos Santos|
|Date of birth||16 December 2000|
|Place of birth||Serra, Brazil|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 July 2019
Lincoln made his professional debut for Flamengo with only 16 years old in a Brazilian Série A match on 19 November 2017 against Corinthians at Ilha do Urubu. He came to the field as a 65th-minute substitute as Flamengo won 3-0. One week later he played his second professional match, this time against Santos, Flamengo lost 2-1.
After Real Madrid signed Vinícius Júnior other European clubs such as Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Manchester United, Juventus and Real Madrid started to scout Lincoln with attention as a possible another future star. Some of the specialized media compared him with Polish striker Robert Lewandowski.
Lincoln scored his first goal at national level in a 2018 Copa do Brasil thrilling 1-1 match against Grêmio at Arena do Grêmio. He came to the pitch at the 77th minute and scored the equalizer at the 94th minute in a pass from Renê.
- (Correct As of 19 August 2019[update])
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- "Lincoln estreia com dobro do tempo de Vinicius Júnior no Fla e vira opção na Sula". globoesporte.com. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
- "Lincoln, tutto quello che non sai sull'astro nascente brasiliano seguito dalla Juventus". calcionews24.com. 19 February 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
- "Portal especializado em jovens talentos compara Lincoln a Lewandowski". Coluna do Flamengo. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
- "Flamengo sai atrás, mas martela Grêmio na etapa final e busca empate com Lincoln no último lance". globoesporte.com. 1 August 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
- Lincoln at Soccerway