Alan Kardec

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is De Souza and the second or paternal family name is Pereira.
Alan Kardec
Personal information
Full name Alan Kardec de Souza Pereira Júnior
Date of birth (1989-01-12) January 12, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Barra Mansa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
São Paulo
Number 14
Youth career
2000–2007 Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Vasco da Gama 51 (10)
2009 Internacional (loan) 2 (0)
2010–2014 Benfica 23 (3)
2011–2012 Santos (loan) 31 (2)
2012–2013 Benfica B 9 (4)
2013–2014 Palmeiras (loan) 28 (15)
2014– São Paulo 12 (6)
National team
2009 Brazil U20 15 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 September 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 22, 2009

Alan Kardec de Souza Pereira Júnior (born 12 January 1989[1][2]), known as Alan Kardec, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for São Paulo FC as a striker.

He is named after the systematizer of Spiritism, Allan Kardec.

Career[edit]

Vasco da Gama[edit]

On February 14, 2007,[3] in Manaus, Alan Kardec played his first match for Vasco, when his club beat Fast Clube 2–1 for the Copa do Brasil.[4] On April 11, 2007,[5] he scored his first goal for Vasco, when his club and Botafogo drew 4–4 in a Campeonato Carioca match.[6] On July 21, 2007,[7] Alan Kardec scored his first Série A goal, when Vasco beat Atlético Mineiro 4–0.[6] He played 26 Série A matches and scored eight goals in 2007,[8] while in 2008, he played 19 matches and scored two goals in that competition.[9]

Internacional[edit]

He was loaned to Internacional on September 1, 2009.[10][11] Alan Kardec played his first game as an Internacional player on October 28, 2009, a Série A game against São Paulo at Estádio do Morumbi, in which he came as a substitute for Fabiano Eller.[12]

Benfica[edit]

Alan Kardec announced on December 13, 2009 that he will play for Portuguese club Benfica in the 2010 season, after Vasco da Gama accepted a €2.5 million deal with the European team.[13] The following week, he signed a contract with the Lisbon-based club.[14] On March 18, 2010, Alan Kardec scored the winning goal in their Europa League game against Olympique Marseille with a ferocious strike from a hard angle.

Santos[edit]

In July 2011, was confirmed that Alan was loaned for one season to Santos.[15] Santos attempt to renew the loan in July 2012, but Benfica denied, only allowing Kardec to leave on a permanent deal. Kardec played occasionally for Benfica B, as he was blocked in the first team by Cardozo, Lima and Rodrigo.[16][17]

Palmeiras[edit]

In June 2013, Brazilian side Palmeiras confirmed Kardec on one and half year loan from Portuguese side Benfica with an option to make the move permanent.[18] Kardec comes back to Brazil as a substitute for Kléber, that had a bad passage for the São Paulo city based club.[19]

In 2014, Alan Kardec had a great start to the year scoring against São Paulo and Corinthians, two of Palmeiras' biggest rivals.

São Paulo[edit]

Kardec signed a five year deal with São Paulo on May 12, 2014, with the Brazilians paying 4.5M€.[20]

International career[edit]

Alan Kardec played eight South American Youth Championship matches for the Brazilian under-20 team between January 20, 2009 and February 8,[21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28] scoring two goals, respectively against Uruguay and Argentina.[23][25] He scored two goals in Brazil's first 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup game, played on September 27, 2009, against Costa Rica.[29] He also scored a goal in the round of 16, against Uruguay,[30] played on October 7, 2009, and the only goal of the semifinal, against Costa Rica, played on October 13, 2009.[31]

He was one of seven players put on standby for Brazil's 2014 FIFA World Cup team.[32]

Career statistics[edit]

Club career[edit]

As of 17 September 2014[33][34][35]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brazil League Copa do Brasil State league South America Total
2007 Vasco da Gama Série A 26 8 1 0 1 1 5 0 33 9
2008 19 2 5 3 17 6 2 1 43 12
2009 Série B 6 0 4 1 4 1 14 2
2009 Internacional (loan) Série A 2 0 2 0
Portugal League Taça de Portugal Taça da Liga Europe Total
2009–10 Benfica Primeira Liga 8 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 13 1
2010–11 12 3 3 2 3 0 7 1 25 6
Brazil League Copa do Brasil State league South America Total
2011 Santos (loan) Série A 27 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 29 2
2012 4 0 0 0 20 7 11 4 35 11
Portugal League Taça de Portugal Taça da Liga Europe Total
2012–13 Benfica Primeira Liga 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 6 1
2012–13 Benfica B Segunda Liga 9 4 9 4
Brazil League Copa do Brasil State league South America Total
2013 Palmeiras (loan) Série B 27 14 2 0 29 14
2014 Série A 1 1 1 0 15 9 0 0 17 10
São Paulo 13 6 1 0 14 6
Career total 157 40 17 6 65 25 30 7 269 78

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Vasco da Gama
Benfica
Santos
Palmeiras

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Kardec chega à glória no Vasco com fé na cabeça". O Globo Online. Retrieved December 1, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Brazil 2007 Cup". RSSSF. Archived from the original on December 24, 2007. Retrieved December 1, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Alan Kardec, atacante vascaíno, não espera jogo fácil contra o Fast". Jornal de Uberaba. Retrieved December 1, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Rio de Janeiro State League 2007". RSSSF. Archived from the original on December 9, 2007. Retrieved December 1, 2007. 
  6. ^ a b "Alan Kardec comemora seu primeiro gol em Campeonato Brasileiro". Soccerway. Retrieved December 1, 2007. 
  7. ^ "Brazil 2007 Championship – First Level (Série A)". RSSSF. Archived from the original on October 29, 2007. Retrieved December 1, 2007. 
  8. ^ "Alan Kardec" (in Portuguese). Futpédia. Archived from the original on December 31, 2008. Retrieved December 27, 2008. 
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  10. ^ "Alan Kardec se emociona em despedida do Vasco" (in Portuguese). O Globo. September 1, 2009. Retrieved September 2, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Internacional profile". Sport Club Internacional. October 1, 2009. Archived from the original on October 12, 2009. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  12. ^ "São Paulo resgata fator Morumbi, bate o concorrente Inter e dorme no topo" (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. October 28, 2009. Archived from the original on November 1, 2009. Retrieved October 29, 2009. 
  13. ^ "Vasco admite ter fechado negócio de R$ 6 milhões com Benfica por Alan Kardec" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. December 13, 2009. Retrieved December 15, 2009. 
  14. ^ "Kardec já é jogador do Benfica" (in Portuguese). Benfica. December 22, 2009. Archived from the original on January 26, 2010. Retrieved December 23, 2009. 
  15. ^ "Peixe negocia com Benfica contratação de Alan Kardec" [Santos negotiate with Benfica the sign of Alan Kardec] (in Portuguese). Globoesporte.com. Retrieved July 10, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Em adeus ao Santos, Alan Kardec revela que chorou por volta ao Benfica". Estadão.com.br. June 26, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Santos confirma: Alan Kardec se despede neste domingo e retorna ao Benfica". Lancenet. June 21, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Alan Kardec mal chegou ao Palmeiras e já virou intocável". estadao.com.br (in Portuguese). August 8, 2013. 
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  21. ^ "Brasil – Paraguay" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. Archived from the original on March 2, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2009. [dead link]
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  23. ^ a b "Uruguay – Brasil" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. Archived from the original on March 7, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2009. [dead link]
  24. ^ "Uruguay – Brasil" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. Archived from the original on March 7, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2009. [dead link]
  25. ^ a b "Brasil – Argentina" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. Archived from the original on March 8, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2009. [dead link]
  26. ^ "Venezuela – Brasil" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. Archived from the original on March 13, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2009. [dead link]
  27. ^ "Colombia – Brasil" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. Archived from the original on February 6, 2009. Retrieved March 6, 2009. [dead link]
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  29. ^ "Brazil – Costa Rica". FIFA. September 27, 2009. Retrieved September 27, 2009. [dead link]
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  31. ^ "Brazil – Costa Rica". FIFA. October 13, 2009. Archived from the original on October 16, 2009. Retrieved November 3, 2009. [dead link]
  32. ^ "World Cup 2014: Kaka and Robinho omitted from Brazil squad". BBC Sport. 13 May 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
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  34. ^ "Alan Kardec – 2008". NetVasco. Retrieved November 8, 2009. 
  35. ^ "Alan Kardec – 2009". NetVasco. Retrieved June 8, 2011. 

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