Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Júnior

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In this name, the family name is Oliveira, not Júnior.
Carlos Alberto
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Júnior
Date of birth (1978-01-24) 24 January 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Joinville
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Joinville
2001 Marcílio Dias-SC
2002 Guarani-MG
2002–2003 Joinville
2003–2007 Figueirense 106 (5)
2007–2010 Corinthians 23 (0)
2009–2010 Atlético Mineiro (loan) 32 (2)
2010–2011 Goiás 49 (3)
2012– Joinville
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Júnior or simply Carlos Alberto (born 24 January 1978 in Rio de Janeiro), is a Brazilian defensive midfielder who currently plays for Joinville Esporte Clube.

He won 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, using fake document to claim that he was born in 24 January 1983.[1] Because of this, he was banned for 360 days from football.[2]

Honours[edit]

  • Santa Catarina State League (2nd division): 2002, 2004
  • World Cup (U 20): 2003
  • Santa Catarina State League: 2006

Contract[edit]

  • 31 May 2007 to 30 May 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Vickery column". BBC Sport. 13 November 2006. 
  2. ^ "Soccer - Brazilian player banned 360 days for age fraud". ESPN. 21 November 2006. 

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