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Lincoln (footballer, born 2000)

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Lincoln Corrêa dos Santos (born 16 December 2000), or simply Lincoln, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Brazilian Série A club Flamengo as Striker.

Lincoln
Personal information
Full name Lincoln Corrêa dos Santos
Date of birth (2000-12-16) 16 December 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Serra, Brazil
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Flamengo
Number 29
Youth career
2015–2017 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Flamengo 20 (1)
National team
2015 Brazil U15
2016–2017 Brazil U17 18 (9)
2018– Brazil U20 11 (4)
* 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

CareerEdit

FlamengoEdit

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.[1] 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.[2][3]

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.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

(Correct As of 19 August 2019)
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Flamengo 2017 Série A 3 0 0 0 1[a] 0 0 0 4 0
2018 9 0 3 1 4[b] 0 6[c] 1 22 2
2019 8 1 2 0 1[b] 0 2[c] 0 13 1
Total 20 1 5 1 6 0 8 1 39 3
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in Copa Sudamericana.
  2. ^ a b Appearance(s) in Copa Libertadores.
  3. ^ a b Appearance(s) in Rio de Janeiro State League.

International careerEdit

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "Lincoln, tutto quello che non sai sull'astro nascente brasiliano seguito dalla Juventus". calcionews24.com. 19 February 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Portal especializado em jovens talentos compara Lincoln a Lewandowski". Coluna do Flamengo. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  4. ^ "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.

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