João Guilherme

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João Guilherme
Personal information
Full name João Guilherme Leme Amorim
Date of birth (1986-04-21) 21 April 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Bilac, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
APOEL
Number 3
Youth career
2004–2005 Internacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Internacional 16 (1)
2008–2013 Marítimo 109 (5)
2013– APOEL 28 (3)
National team
2003 Brazil U17 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 May 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

João Guilherme Leme Amorim (born 21 April 1986) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division, as a central defender.

Career[edit]

Internacional[edit]

João Guilherme started his career with Brazilian powerhouse Internacional where he played a total of 16 games, and scored 1 goal.

Marítimo[edit]

In January 2008, Guilherme was officially announced as the first reinforcement of the year of Portuguese Liga club C.S. Marítimo, after completing a deal worth €200,000. He was signed along with Internacional teammate Bruno Grassi, both of whom joined up with former teammates Marcelo Boeck, Ediglê and Márcio Mossoró, who all signed for Marítimo earlier in the season from Internacional. He played for Maritimo from 2008 until 2013, appearing in 109 games and scoring 5 goals.

APOEL[edit]

On 14 June 2013, after six Portuguese Liga seasons, he signed a two-year contract with APOEL from Cyprus.[1] He made his APOEL debut against NK Maribor at GSP Stadium on 31 July 2013, in a 1–1 first leg draw for the third qualifying round of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League.[2] He scored his first official goal for APOEL on 2 September 2013, in his team's 3–0 home win against Enosis Neon Paralimni for the Cypriot First Division.[3] During the 2013–14 season, he appeared in four 2013–14 UEFA Europa League group stage matches for APOEL and won all the titles in Cyprus, the Cypriot League,[4][5] the Cypriot Cup[6][7] and the Cypriot Super Cup.[8][9]

International career[edit]

João Guilherme was the captain of the Brazil under-17 team that won the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Cup, appearing in all Brazil's matches and helping his team to win the trophy.[10]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

APOEL

International[edit]

Brazil U17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Υπέγραψε ο Joao Guilherme Leme Amorin" (in Greek). APOEL FC. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Battling Maribor hold APOEL". UEFA. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "APOEL vs. Enosis 3-0". Soccerway. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sheridan strike hands APOEL Cypriot title". UEFA. 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "AEL vs. APOEL 0-1". Soccerway. 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "ΕΡΜΗΣ ΑΡΑΔΙΠΠΟΥ 0-2 ΑΠΟΕΛ" (in Greek). APOEL FC. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "APOEL vs. Ermis 2-0". Soccerway. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "APOEL FC 1-0 APOLLON". APOEL FC. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "APOEL vs. Apollon 1-0". Soccerway. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Παγκόσμιος Πρωταθλητής στα 17" [World Champion at his 17] (in Greek). APOEL FC. 15 June 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 

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