Gerson Guimarães

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Gerson, Rapid Wien, 2012.jpg
Gerson during his spell at Rapid Wien
Personal information
Full name Gerson Guimarães Ferreira Júnior
Date of birth (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder / Central defender
Club information
Current team
Petrolul Ploiești
Number 35
Youth career
2010–2011 Botafogo
2011 PSV Eindhoven II (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Atlético Madrid B 2 (0)
2012–2014 Kapfenberg 15 (0)
2012–2013 Rapid Wien (loan) 26 (0)
2013–2014 Ferencváros (loan) 11 (0)
2014– Petrolul Ploiești 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 November 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gerson Guimarães Ferreira Júnior (born 7 January 1992), commonly known as Gerson, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or central defender for Liga I club Petrolul Ploiești.


He started his professional career with Botafogo in 2010. In January 2011, he joined the youth team of Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven on loan. After a six-month stint with PSV youth, he signed a loan deal with Segunda División B side Atlético Madrid B in July. Gerson joined Austrian side Kapfenberg in 2012, being loaned first to Rapid Wien and then to Ferencváros. In January 2014, he was transferred to Petrolul Ploiești.[1]


  1. ^ "Gerson joined Petrolul Ploiești". FC Petrolul Ploiești (in Romanian). 26 January 2014. 

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