Ciro Henrique Alves Ferreira e Silva

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Personal information
Full name Ciro Henrique Alves Ferreira e Silva
Date of birth (1989-04-18) April 18, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Salgueiro, Brazil
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 17
Youth career
2004–2005 Salgueiro
2006–2008 Sport Recife
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Sport Recife 57 (20)
2011 Fluminense 14 (2)
2012 Bahia 8 (0)
2013 Atlético Paranaense 20 (3)
2014– Figueirense 7 (1)
National team
2009 Brazil U-20 7 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 June 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ciro Henrique Alves Ferreira e Silva (born April 18, 1989 in Salgueiro), or simply Ciro, is a Brazilian football striker, who plays for Figueirense.


In 2008, Ciro played few matches for the main team, scoring four goals (one against Ipatinga, one against Vasco and two against Atlético-MG) in eight games, three as a starter.

In 2009, he started the year as the main player of the group, scoring seven goals in ten matches for the Campeonato Pernambucano. At Copa Libertadores, a major South American competition, he scored and gave an assistance against Colo-Colo at Santiago, Chile. Pele, commented after seeing the young Brazilian play, stating that he will be one of the best players in the world within the next five years.

On 20 May 2011, he signed a two-year loan deal with Brazilian Série A side Fluminense.



Sport Recife


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