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Marcus Godinho (born June 28, 1997) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Scottish Premiership club Heart of Midlothian. He has been capped by Canada at full international level.

Marcus Godinho
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-06-28) June 28, 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Heart of Midlothian
Number 26
Youth career
2011–2015 Toronto FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Toronto FC II 7 (0)
2016 Vaughan Azzurri 2 (0)
2016– Heart of Midlothian 17 (1)
2017–2018Berwick Rangers (loan) 13 (0)
National team
2015–2016 Canada U18 8 (0)
2016– Canada U20 3 (0)
2018– Canada 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 24, 2018

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Club careerEdit

Toronto FCEdit

After spending time with the Toronto FC Academy in the Second Division of the Canadian Soccer League, Godinho signed an Academy Player Agreement with USL club Toronto FC II.[1][2] He made his professional debut for the club on March 28, 2015 in a 2–0 victory over FC Montreal.[3]

Heart of MidlothianEdit

After playing with Vaughan Azzurri of League1 Ontario to stay match fit,[4][5] on 15 June 2016, Godinho signed for Hearts and joined up with the club's development squad ahead of the 2016–17 season.[6] In August 2017, Godinho was loaned to Scottish League Two side Berwick Rangers until January 2018.[7][8] Godinho signed a contract extension with Hearts until 2020 on February 22, 2018.[9] He made his debut for Hearts in the Scottish Cup against Motherwell on March 4,[10] and his league debut the following weekend on March 9 in the Edinburgh derby against Hibernian.[11] He scored his first goal for Hearts against St Johnstone on January 26, 2019.[12]

International careerEdit

YouthEdit

Godinho was born in Canada to Portuguese parents. He has represented Canada at the under-18 and under-20 levels. In August 2016, Godinho was called up to the U-20 team for a pair of friendlies against Costa Rica.[13]

SeniorEdit

Godinho received his first call up to the Canadian senior team on March 12, 2018 for a friendly against New Zealand[14]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 3 April 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toronto II 2015[15] USL 7 0 7 0
Vaughan Azzuri 2016 League1 Ontario 2 0 2 0
Heart of Midlothian 2017–18[16] Scottish Premiership 5 0 1 0 6 0
2018-19 12 1 2 0 14 1
Total 17 1 3 0 0 0 20 1
Berwick Rangers (loan) 2017–18[16] Scottish League Two 13 1 1 0 14 1
Career total 37 2 3 0 1 0 41 2

InternationalEdit

As of match played 24 March 2018[17]
Canada national team
Year Apps Goals
2018 1 0
Total 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Academy: A Step In The Right Direction". TorontoFC.ca. Toronto FC staff. 30 March 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Junior Roster | Toronto FC". 2012-12-31. Archived from the original on 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2017-05-21.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ Hylton, Kamal (28 March 2015). "Match Recap: TFC II vs. FC Montreal". TorontoFC.ca. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Vaughan's Godinho Signs With Scottish Club Heart Of Midlothian". League1 Ontario.
  5. ^ "Marcus Godinho profile". League1 Ontario.
  6. ^ "Talented youngsters join club Heart of Midlothian | News". www.heartsfc.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-07-26.
  7. ^ "Godinho joins Berwick Rangers". Heart of Midlothian FC. August 31, 2017.
  8. ^ "Marcus joins on loan". Berwick Rangers. August 31, 2017.
  9. ^ "NEW DEAL FOR GODINHO". February 22, 2018.
  10. ^ Anderson, Barry (March 6, 2018). "Hearts debut gives Marcus Godinho right-back desire".
  11. ^ "Match Stats". March 9, 2018.
  12. ^ Swan, Craig (January 26, 2019). "Hearts 2 St Johnstone 0 as Marcus Godinho nets first Jambos goal in crucial win - 3 talking points".
  13. ^ "Canada m20 announces squad and matches against Costa Rica". Canada Soccer Association. August 24, 2016.
  14. ^ "GODINHO CALLED UP TO CANADA SQUAD". March 13, 2018.
  15. ^ Marcus Godinho at Soccerway. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  16. ^ a b "Games played by Marcus Godinho in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Marcus Godinho profile". Canada Soccer. Retrieved 24 March 2018.

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