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Willian Klaus (born 11 January 1994), simply known as Klaus, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Internacional as a central defender.

Klaus
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Personal information
Full name Willian Klaus
Date of birth (1994-01-11) 11 January 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Dois Irmãos, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Internacional
Number 44
Youth career
Grêmio
Internacional
Juventude
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 Juventude 10 (0)
2017Internacional (loan) 14 (4)
2018– Internacional 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2018

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Club careerEdit

Born in Dois Irmãos, Rio Grande do Sul, Klaus represented Grêmio, Internacional and Juventude as a youth.[1] He made his senior debut with the latter on 12 March 2015, starting in a 0–1 Campeonato Gaúcho away loss against União Frederiquense.[2]

Klaus became a regular starter during the 2016 campaign, as his side achieved promotion from the Série C and reached the quarterfinals of the Copa do Brasil. His first senior goal came on 21 April of that year, the second in a 2–0 home win against former club Grêmio.[3]

On 19 January 2017, Klaus joined Internacional, recently relegated to Série B.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 18 December 2016[5]
Club Season League State League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Juventude 2015 Série C 0 0 1 0 5[a] 0 6 0
2016 10 0 13 1 8 0 31 1
Total 10 0 14 1 8 0 5 0 37 1
Career total 10 0 14 1 8 0 0 0 5 0 37 1
  1. ^ One appearance in Copa FGF, four appearances in Supercopa Gaúcha

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Juventude: Klaus, um zagueiro de números" [Juventude: Klaus, a defender of numbers] (in Portuguese). Rede Esportiva. 10 March 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Na raça, enfim, a primeira vitória!" [Through effort, finally, the first win] (in Portuguese). União Frederiquense. 12 March 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Grêmio sofre sem Geromel, leva 2 a 0 e se complica na semi do Gauchão" [Grêmio struggle without Geromel, lose by 2–0 and get into trouble in the Gauchão's semi] (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. 21 April 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Após entregada de Ernando, Inter oficializa contratação de Klaus" [After Ernando's fluke, Inter turn official the signing of Klaus] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 19 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  5. ^ Klaus at Soccerway. Retrieved 20 April 2016.

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