Cássio Albuquerque dos Anjos

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Cássio
Personal information
Full name Cássio Albuquerque dos Anjos
Date of birth (1980-08-12) 12 August 1980 (age 33)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Rio Ave
Youth career
1999–2000 Olaria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Olaria
2002 Bangu
2003 Macaé
2003–2004 Olaria
2004 América-RJ
2004–2007 Vasco Gama 53 (0)
2008 Macaé
2008–2013 Paços Ferreira 127 (0)
2013–2014 Arouca 27 (0)
2014– Rio Ave
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 July 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Cássio Albuquerque dos Anjos, simply known as Cássio (born 12 August 1980), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Rio Ave F.C. in Portugal as a goalkeeper.

Football career[edit]

During most of his career in his homeland, Rio de Janeiro-born Cássio played mostly for modest clubs. He did however represent Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama during four Série A seasons, playing 35 games in 2006 to help his team to the sixth position.

In 2008 Cássio moved to Portugal and joined F.C. Paços de Ferreira, being first-choice during most of his spell with the top division side. He was also the starter during the 2010–11 domestic League Cup campaign, where his team lost in the final against S.L. Benfica.[1]

Cássio did not miss one single minute of action in the 2012–13, as Paços finished a best-ever third and qualified to the UEFA Champions League for the first time in its history. He only conceded 29 goals during the season, notably keeping a clean sheet in a 1–0 home win over Sporting Clube de Portugal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bwin Cup final: Benfica make it three in a row!; PortuGOAL, 23 April 2011
  2. ^ "Paços vence Sporting (1–0) e aproxima-se do sonho" [Paços beats Sporting (1–0) and comes closer to dream] (in Portuguese). Paços' official website. 5 May 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 

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