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Ricardo Nascimento (Brazilian footballer)

Ricardo dos Santos Nascimento (born 7 February 1987), simply known as Ricardo Nascimento is a Brazilian footballer playing for Mamelodi Sundowns as a defender.

Ricardo Nascimento
Personal information
Full name Ricardo dos Santos Nascimento
Date of birth (1987-02-07) 7 February 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Ilhéus, Brazil
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Mamelodi Sundowns
Number 16
Youth career
2007 Friburguense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Palmeiras 0 (0)
2008–2015 Olé Brasil 0 (0)
2009–2010Penafiel (loan) 23 (2)
2010–2011Portimonense (loan) 13 (0)
2011Comercial (loan)
2011–2012Astra Giurgiu (loan) 9 (0)
2012–2013Portimonense (loan) 33 (2)
2013–2014Moreirense (loan) 40 (3)
2014–2015Académica (loan) 31 (0)
2015–2016 Académica 25 (2)
2016– Mamelodi Sundowns 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 February 2017

Club careerEdit

After making no appearances for Palmeiras, he joined Olé Brasil in 2008. Nascimento spent the following seasons on loan at Penafiel followed by Portimonense. He then returned to Brazil before embracing Romanian football with Astra Giurgiu.[1]

He again spent the 2012–2013 season with Portimonense.[2] It was followed by another loan spell with Moreirense.[3] In 2014, he entered Primeira Liga with Académica.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Footballzz profile". Footballzz. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Portimão: Ricardo Nascimento can play". Segunda Liga. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Ricardo Nascimento e Edgar Costa no Moreirense". Radiozela. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Académica: Ricardo Nascimento (ex-Moreirense) por duas épocas". Mais futebol. Retrieved 1 July 2014.

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