André Felipe Ribeiro de Souza

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
André
Андре1.jpg
Personal information
Full name André Felipe Ribeiro de Souza
Date of birth (1990-09-27) 27 September 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth Cabo Frio, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Atlético Mineiro
Number 90
Youth career
2007–2008 Cabofriense
2008–2009 Santos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Santos 18 (7)
2010–2012 Dynamo Kyiv 3 (0)
2011 Bordeaux (loan) 8 (0)
2011–2012 Atlético Mineiro (loan) 22 (7)
2012– Atlético Mineiro 6 (0)
2012–2013 Santos (loan) 19 (7)
2013 Vasco da Gama (loan) 27 (12)
National team
2010– Brazil 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 July 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 February 2011

André Felipe Ribeiro de Souza (born 27 September 1990 in Cabo Frio), simply known as André, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a striker for Atlético Mineiro.[1]

Club career[edit]

André signed professional contract with Santos in 2009.

Santos[edit]

2009/10 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A[edit]

Andre made a total of 15 appearances in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A during 2009/2010 season, scoring 7. On 8 May 2010, André scored in the opening game of the Brasileiro versus Botafogo, putting Santos 2–1 ahead in the first half. André, wearing the number 9 shirt, was an important member of the victorious Santos team which took the 2010 Paulista crown, topping the table for majority of the season and beating Santo Andre in the well contested final.[2] He was Santos second top scorer during the Paulista season with 13 goals.[3]

Dynamo Kyiv[edit]

On 15 June 2010 the 19-year old Centre forward left FC Santos and joined Ukrainian club FC Dynamo Kyiv for a suitible amount of €8 million.[4] He made his debut for Kyiv in a Champions League Playoff Qualifier 1st leg match vs Ajax. André Felipe scored his first goal on 27 October against PFC Sevastopol. The result of that match was 1–2 for FC Dynamo Kyiv.

Girondins de Bordeaux[edit]

On 31 January 2011, André joined Bordeaux on a six-month loan deal with an option for a permanent move.[1]

Atlético Mineiro[edit]

On 19 July 2011, Andre was announced as the new reinforcement for Atlético Mineiro. After a bidding war between the club from Minas Gerais and Flamengo, Atletico made the proposal that pleased Dynamo's board the most, when they agreed to buy 20% of the player's pass for 2.2 million euros. André signed a one-year contract.[5] In his debut, Andrew scored his first goal, against Fluminense. Following the season, the player has made good matches, scoring 7 goals and became absolute owner of the team.On 22 April 2012, Atlético Mineiro announced the purchase of the remaining 80% of the economic rights of André, which still belonged to Dynamo Kiev. The transaction count on help from an investment group, whose name was not revealed by alvinegro miner. Amounts paid to the Ukrainian team and the time the new contract with Atletico André were not disclosed by the press office of the mining team.[6] André won the State Championship in 2012, earning three individual awards and being the second-highest scorer in the competition . On 18 July 2012, the president Alexandre Kalil, through a statement released on the club's website reported that due to withdrawal of the payment of the remaining economic rights of the group by André DIS / Probe, which had pay from its own resources the rest of the Athletic percentage, thus effecting the purchase outright the player by Atlético Mineiro.[7]

Return to Santos[edit]

On 9 August 2012, André returned to Santos, with Peixe buying 25% of his rights in a 2.25 million euros fee, with a loan contract until December 2013.[8]

In January 2013, after being ten games without scoring and falling into the pecking order, André was criticized by his manager Muricy Ramalho due to his fitness problems.[9] He then scored two goals against XV de Piracicaba on 24 February and reduced the pressure on him.

International career[edit]

Brazil[edit]

André debut for Brazil in a friendly international against USA on 10 August 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium. He has made four appearances scoring no goals so far.

Statistics[edit]

As of 17 April 2013.[10]

Club Season Brasileirão Copa do Brasil Paulista Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Santos 2009 9 2 0 0 1 0 10 2
2010 9 5 11 8 21 13 41 26
Total 18 7 11 8 22 13 51 28
Dynamo Kyiv Season Ukrainian PL Europe Ukrainian Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010–11 3 0 3 0 3 0 9 0
Total 3 0 3 0 3 0 9 0
Bordeaux Season Ligue 1 Europe Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010–11 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Club Season Brasileirão Copa do Brasil Mineiro Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlético Mineiro 2011 22 7 0 0 0 0 22 7
2012 0 0 4 4 14 10 18 14
Total 22 7 4 4 14 10 40 21
Club Season Brasileirão Copa do Brasil Paulista Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Santos 2012 19 7 0 0 0 0 211 71
2013 0 0 0 0 15 5 15 5
Total 19 7 0 0 15 5 36 12

1 Including two games in 2012 Recopa Sudamericana.

Honours[edit]

Santos
Atlético Mineiro

References[edit]