Bernardo Vieira de Souza

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Personal information
Full name Bernardo Vieira de Souza
Date of birth (1990-05-20) May 20, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Sorocaba, Brazil
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 31
Youth career
2002–2009 Cruzeiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Cruzeiro 13 (1)
2010 Goiás (loan) 26 (7)
2011 Vasco da Gama (loan) 37 (15)
2012– Vasco da Gama 16 (8)
2012 Santos (loan) 14 (1)
2014– Palmeiras (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 December 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 8, 2011

Bernardo Vieira de Souza, better known as Bernardo (Sorocaba, May 20, 1990) is a Brazilian footballer who acts as attacking midfielder. He currently plays for Palmeiras on loan from Vasco da Gama.


He was promoted to professionals in 2009 to the professional team of Cruzeiro, after a distinguished in Copa São Paulo de Juniores, where he was the top scorer.

Bernardo professional debut in the victory against the 5x0 Guarani-MG State Championship by 2009. The player was surprised by injuries to three companions, who forced the coach Adilson Batista to use it more frequently in comprissos Cruise: Wágner, the holder of the position, suffering a left thigh strain. The left lateral Fernandinho suffered a serious injury to cruciate ligament rupture in the knee, and the idol Sorín lacked the conditions to act on the side due to pain in the heel. That made the substitute for Wagner, Gerson Magrão, was improvised on the left, thus making room for the entry of Bernard on the team.

The player has been repeatedly praised by coach Adilson Batista, who, however, highlighted as points francs which must be corrected to immaturity and lack of attention to positioning on the pitch when your team does not have the ball. The player humbly grateful for the advice of the coach and is willing to improve.

The first goal from Bernardo in professional football was a penalty that he himself suffered in the rout of 7x0 against the Democrata.

In May 2010 was for Goiás on loan until the end of that year.

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of October 16, 2010)
Club Season State League Brazilian Série A Copa do Brasil Copa Sudamericana Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Cruzeiro 2009 11 1 13 1 - - - - 24 2
2010 11 2 - - - - - - 11 2
Goiás 2010  ? ? 26 7 - - - - ? ?
Total ? ? 39 8 - - - - ? ?


Vasco da Gama



  1. ^ CBF Registry (in Portuguese)

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