Jonathan Moreira

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Jonathan Moreira
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Jonathan Moreira with Inter in 2011
Personal information
Full name Jonathan Cícero Moreira
Date of birth (1986-02-27) 27 February 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Conselheiro Lafaiete, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current team
Inter Milan
Number 2
Youth career
2000–2005 Cruzeiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Cruzeiro 239 (12)
2011 Santos 17 (2)
2011– Inter Milan 43 (3)
2012–2013 Parma (loan) 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jonathan Cícero Moreira (born on February 27, 1986 in Conselheiro Lafaiete), is a Brazilian footballer, with dual Italian citizenship, who currently plays as a right wingback for Serie A club Inter Milan.



Moreira made his debut as professionist in the Campeonato Brasileiro for Cruzeiro against Santos in a 3–2 home win on July 24, 2005.[1] He scored his first goal as professionist against Corinthians in a 3–0 away win on August 25, 2007.[citation needed]


In December 2010, Moreira signed with Santos for €2 million (with Cruzeiro retained 50% registration rights).[2][3] Santos paid €1.2 million to acquire 30%[4] while Santos's investment partner Terceira Estrela Investimentos S/A (TEISA) acquired 20% for €800,000.[4] He signed a 4-year contract with €15 million release clause. He won Campeonato Paulista and Copa Libertadores with Santos.


On 13 July 2011, it was announced that Moreira would leave Santos to train with Serie A giants Inter Milan, pending the finalization of the transfer.[5] Two days later, on July 15, he officially became an Interazionale player and signed a four-year contract.[6] In January 2012, he moved to Parma on loan until the end of the season and established himself as the team's regular right wing-back.[citation needed] After played for Parma in the last round, Moreira returned to Milan and was included in the 20-men squad to Indonesia. In the play offs of the Europa League, he played the two legs against Hajduk Split. On 17 April, Moreira scored his first goal with Nerazzurri in Coppa Italia in San Siro vs AS Roma, the match ended 2–3 for AS Roma. On 21 April, Moreira made the assist for Tommaso Rocchi vs Parma, Inter won the match 1–0.

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  1. ^ "Jonathan 'Jonathan' Cícero Moreira". 25 June 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cruzeiro acerta transferência de Jonathan". Cruzeiro EC (in Portuguese). 27 December 2010. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cruzeiro vende 50% dos direitos do lateral-direito Jonathan para o Santos" (in Portuguese). 27 December 2010. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Jonathan e Charles reforçam o Santos FC". Santos FC (in Portuguese). 17 December 2010. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Pinzolo: Jonathan raggiunge l'Inter". FC Internazionale Milano ( 13 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2011. " attesa della chiusura burocratica dell'operazione." 
  6. ^ "Jonathan at Inter until 2015". FC Internazionale Milano. 15 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 

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