Fábio Costa

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This article is about the goalkeeper. For the midfielder of the same name, see Fabio Bittencourt da Costa.
Fabio Costa
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Personal information
Full name Fabio Costa
Date of birth (1977-11-27) 27 November 1977 (age 36)
Place of birth Camaçari, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1991–1992 Bahia
1993 Cruzeiro
1994 PSV Eindhoven
1995–1996 Vitória
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Vitória 28 (0)
2000–2003 Santos 63 (0)
2004–2005 Corinthians 76 (0)
2006–2013 Santos 86 (0)
2010–2011 Atlético Mineiro (loan) 16 (0)
2013 São Caetano (loan)
National team
Brazil 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fabio Costa (born 27 November 1977 in Camaçari, Bahia) is a former Brazilian goalkeeper.

In 2010, he played only in the international friendly between Santos x Red Bull / NY.

On 16 December 2013, Costa, who has his contract ended in last day of the year, announced his retirement of football. According him: "It was 21 years as a professional footballer, I have played since I was 15 years old. I lost my joy of playing. I have no hurts from Santos, I just stay sad for being not chosen."[1]

Honours[edit]

Club
  • Bahia State League: 1995, 1996, 1997
  • Toulon Tournament: 1996
  • Nordeste Cup: 1997, 1998
  • Brazilian Cup: 1997
  • Pre-Olympic Tournament: 2000
  • Brazilian League: 2002, 2005
  • São Paulo State League: 2006, 2007
Personal
  • Brazilian Bola de Prata (Placar): 2005

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