Bernardo Ribeiro

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Bernardo Ribeiro
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Personal information
Full name Bernardo Salim Ribeiro
Date of birth (1989-10-09) 9 October 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
IFK Mariehamn
Number 27
Youth career
1999-2009 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Flamengo 33 (7)
2009–2010 Catania 1 (0)
2011–2012 Skënderbeu 17 (7)
2012–2013 Newcastle Jets 8 (1)
2013-2014 IFK Mariehamn 24 (6)
National team
2009– Brazil U23 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 August 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bernardo Salim Ribeiro (born 9 October 1989 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Veikkausliiga club IFK Mariehamn.

Career[edit]

Early life[edit]

Bernardo grew up in Nova Friburgo, where he first started playing basketball at the age of 5, but being the shortest player on his team he struggled to make an impact. He then turned his attention to football at a young age, which became his passion.[1] Bernardo also has an Italian passport.

Flamengo[edit]

He was spotted by Flamengo and joined the club in 1999 at the age of 9, where he played for the youth levels, where he was even captain. During his teens with Flamengo he featured in many tournaments youth such as the FIFA Youth Cup, where he was acknowledged as "gaining a reputation for his pin-point passes and ability to read play".[2]

Skënderbeu Korçë[edit]

On February 2011 he completed move to Skënderbeu Korçë.[3][4] He officially became part of the club on 25 June 2011, after not being able to resolve ownership issues in February. He signed a one year contract with the Albanian Superliga champions.[5]

Newcastle Jets[edit]

On 6 August 2012 he signed for A-League club Newcastle Jets.[6]

Honours[edit]

Skënderbeu Korçë

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flapedia Profile" (in Portuguese). Flapedia. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  2. ^ "New stars at the Blue Stars". FIFA.com. 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  3. ^ Pirro Nika (2011-02-09). "Braziliani Ribeiro mberrin ne Korce" (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  4. ^ "Skënderbeu merr Ribeiron nga Katania" (in Albanian). Futbolli Shqiptar. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  5. ^ "Brazialiani Ribeiro firmos nje vit per Skenderbeun" (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. 2011-06-25. Retrieved 2011-06-26. 
  6. ^ http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/newcastlejets/news-display/Jets-sign-Brazilian-attacking-midfielder/48419

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