Ricardinho (footballer, born 1988)

Ricardo Alves Pereira (born August 8, 1988 in Sinop, Mato Grosso), or simply Ricardinho, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Al-Ansar on loan from Ben Guerdane.

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Ricardinho taking a shot
Personal information
Full name Ricardo Alves Pereira
Date of birth (1988-08-08) August 8, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Sinop, Brazil
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
(on loan from Ben Guerdane)
Number 99
Youth career
2001–2003 PSTC-PR
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2013 Atlético Paranaense
2007–2008FC Dallas (loan)
2009ABC (loan)
2010FC Tokyo (loan)
2011Ponte Preta (loan)
2013Figueirense (loan)
2014 América Mineiro
2015 Daejeon Citizen
2015 CRB
2016 Linense
2016–2017 Lobos BUAP
2017 Londrina
2018 Uberlândia
2019 Taubaté
2019– Ben Guerdane
2020–Al-Ansar (loan)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

He made his professional debut with Clube Atlético Paranaense in a 4-2 home victory against São Paulo on August 20, 2005 in the Campeonato Brasileiro.[1] On 24 July 2007 FC Dallas announced that Ricardinho has signed for them on loan on 5 June 2007.[2] He made his debut for Dallas against Mexican Primera División side UANL Tigres on 7 July.[3]

International careerEdit

Ricardinho has played for Brazil at Under 16, Under 17, Under 18 and Under 20 level.[2]


  • Atlético-PR 1 June 2007 to 31 May 2012


  1. ^ "Campeonato Brasileiro 2005 - Primeiro Turno" (in Portuguese). rubronegro.net. 2005-08-20. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-03.
  2. ^ a b "Brazilian Ricardinho loaned to FC Dallas". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 2007-07-24. Retrieved 2007-10-03.[dead link]
  3. ^ Hunt, Steve (2007-07-11). "FCD ready for Rio Grande Plate return". Major League Soccer. Archived from the original on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 2007-10-03.

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