Lucas Mendes (footballer, born 1992)

Lucas Ferreira Mendes da Silva, commonly known as Lucas Mendes, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a right-back for Botafogo-SP.

Lucas Mendes
Personal information
Full name Lucas Ferreira Mendes da Silva
Date of birth (1992-02-19) 19 February 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Guariba, Brazil
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Right-back
Club information
Current team
Botafogo-SP
Number 32
Youth career
2008–2012 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 São Paulo 0[a] (0)
2012Santo André (loan) 0 (0)
2014 Inter de Bebedouro 0 (0)
2015 Barretos 0 (0)
2015 Uberaba 0 (0)
2016 Barretos 0 (0)
2016São Bento (loan) 9 (0)
2017 São Bento 4 (0)
2018 Sertãozinho 0 (0)
2018– Botafogo-SP 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:04, 21 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of
  1. ^ Soccerway shows one appearance in 2011 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, but there is no evidence of this when clicking through.

CareerEdit

Lucas Mendes came through the youth ranks with São Paulo. After performing well in the 2011 Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior he was loaned to Santo André in 2012 for their second division Campeonato Paulista campaign.[1] Between 2014 and 2016 he represented Inter de Bebedouro, Barretos and Uberaba in the lower divisions of Campeonato Paulista and Campeonato Mineiro.[2][3][4] He was loaned by Barretos to São Bento in May 2016 to play in 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D.[5] São Bento won promotion, and he stayed with them for the whole of 2017, winning promotion again from 2017 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C.[6]

In November 2017 it was announce that Lucas Mendes had signed for Taubaté to compete in the 2018 Campeonato Paulista second division, but by the time the season started in January he had moved to rivals Sertãozinho.[6][7] In April 2018 he signed for Botafogo-SP to compete in 2018 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C.[8] After gaining promotion at the end of the season, he renewed his contract with Botafogo-SP for a further year.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "São Paulo empresta Lucas Mendes e Sérgio Mota para o Santo André" (in Portuguese). UOL. 13 February 2012.
  2. ^ "BEC anuncia contratação do lateral direito Lucas Mendes" (in Portuguese). O Diário. 3 January 2015.
  3. ^ "USC anuncia lateral-direito formado no São Paulo para sequência do Mineiro" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 21 August 2015.
  4. ^ "18/11/2015 - Lateral Lucas Mendes pode voltar a defender o BEC na A2!" (in Portuguese). futebolbarettos.com.br. 18 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Lucas Mendes acerta com São Bento" (in Portuguese). Jornal de Barretos. 19 May 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Paulista A2: Ex-São Paulo and with accesses by São Bento, lateral hits Taubaté" (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. 28 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Fora de casa e com um a menos, Sertãozinho vence a primeira na Série A2" (in Portuguese). Sertãozinho FC Official Site. 24 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Tricolor de Ribeirão Preto confirma mais dois reforços" (in Portuguese). ACidadeON. 5 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Lucas Mendes renova e é segundo reforço do Botafogo-SP para 2019" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 27 October 2018.

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