Casemiro

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Venâncio and the second or paternal family name is Casemiro.
Casemiro
Personal information
Full name Carlos Henrique José Francisco
Venâncio Casimiro
Date of birth (1992-02-23) 23 February 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth São José dos Campos, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Porto (loan from Real Madrid)
Number 6
Youth career
Escola Futebol Moreira
2002–2010 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 São Paulo 62 (6)
2013 Real Madrid B (loan) 15 (1)
2013 Real Madrid (loan) 1 (0)
2013– Real Madrid 12 (0)
2014– Porto (loan) 4 (0)
National team
2009 Brazil U17 3 (0)
2011 Brazil U20 15 (3)
2011– Brazil 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:44, 15 September 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 June 2012

Carlos Henrique José Francisco Venâncio Casimiro (born 23 February 1992), known as Casemiro, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Porto on loan from Real Madrid, as a defensive midfielder.

Club career[edit]

São Paulo[edit]

Born in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Casemiro was a product of São Paulo FC's youth system. From the age of 11 upwards, he acted as captain to its sides.[1][2]

Casemiro made his Série A debut on 25 July 2010, in an away loss against Santos FC. He scored his first goal as a professional on 15 August, helping to a 2–2 draw with Cruzeiro Esporte Clube.[3]

Real Madrid[edit]

In late January 2013 Casemiro was loaned to Real Madrid in Spain, being assigned to the B-team in Segunda División.[4] He played his first game in the competition on 16 February, starting in a 1–3 defeat at CE Sabadell FC.[5]

Casemiro made his La Liga debut on 20 April 2013, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–1 home win over Real Betis.[6] On 10 June the move was made permanent, for four years and a reported fee of 6 million.[7][8]

Porto[edit]

Casemiro was loaned to F.C. Porto for the 2014–15 season on 19 July 2014.[9]

International career[edit]

After appearing with the under-20s at the 2011 South American U-20 Championship, Casemiro made his debut for the Brazilian full side on 14 September 2011 in a 0–0 draw against Argentina, aged just 19.[10]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 11 May 2014[11]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
São Paulo 2010 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 2
2011 21 4 5 1 2 0 12 1 40 6
2012 22 0 9 1 1 0 18 2 50 3
2013 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
Total 62 6 14 2 5 0 31 3 112 11
Real Madrid B 2012–13 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1
Total 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1
Real Madrid 2012–13 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
2013–14 12 0 7 0 6 0 0 0 25 0
Total 13 0 7 0 6 0 1 0 27 0
Career total 90 7 21 2 11 0 32 3 154 12

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

São Paulo
Real Madrid

References[edit]

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