Adilson dos Santos
|Full name||Adilson dos Santos|
|Date of birth||12 May 1976|
|Place of birth||Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Coach (former Left Wingback/ Center back/
|Current club||FC Seoul|
|1997||Apucarana Atlético Clube||?||(?)|
|1998–1999||Red Star Belgrade||12||(0)|
|2000||→ Dalian Shide (loan)||25||(4)|
|2013–||FC Seoul (coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 December 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Adilson dos Santos, shortly Adi or Adilson (born 12 May 1976 in Aracaju) is a former Brazilian footballer, who last played as a left-back for South Korean K League(whose top division is retitled "K League Classic", effective from season 2013) side FC Seoul.
In 1999, he moved to Real Betis. but he did not make debut and moved to Sevilla FC. However, Sevilla did not have enough money to pay the transfer fee, so Real Betis lodged a complaint against Sevilla FC and he was not allowed to play for Sevilla FC. After the issue of the fee was resolved, he still did not play because he was deemed too young a player and the club was in the danger of regulation. He ended up playing on their B team.
In 2006, He moved to FC Seoul of South Korea. He was winner of K-League Best XI in 2007, 2008 and 2010. He is now considered the best defender of the K-League after a collection of outstanding performances.
- Campeonato Paranaense Winners : 1997
- Chinese Jia-A League Winners (3) : 2000, 2001, 2002
- Chinese Super League Winners (1) : 2005
- Chinese FA Cup Winners (2) : 2001, 2005
- Asian Cup Winners' Cup Runners-up: 2000–01
- K League Winners (2) : 2010, 2012
- K League Runners-up (1) : 2008
- League Cup Winners (2) : 2006, 2010
- League Cup Runners-up (1) : 2007
- AFC Champions League Runners-up (1) : 2013
Statistics accurate as of 3 December 2013
|Club||Season||K League Classic||KFA Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|