Jorginho (footballer, born 1991)

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Jorginho
Personal information
Full name Jorge Luiz Frello Filho
Date of birth (1991-12-20) 20 December 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth Imbituba, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Napoli
Number 8
Youth career
2007–2010 Verona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Verona 89 (11)
2010–2011 Sambonifacese (loan) 31 (1)
2014– Napoli 10 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jorge Luiz Frello Filho (born 20 December 1991), best known as Jorginho, is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Napoli.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

He was born in Brazil but moved over to Italy at a very young age, growing up in the country. He is youth player of Verona. In June 2010, Jorginho was loaned out to Serie C2 side, A.C. Sambonifacese, where he played his first full senior season for the Veneto club – appearing 31 times and scoring one goal whilst providing ten assists from his central midfield position.[1]

Hellas Verona[edit]

After a good season at Sambonifacese, he then returned to Verona. He made his first team debut on 4 September 2011, in match against Sassuolo as a substitute in the 76th minute.[2]

Napoli[edit]

On 18 January 2014, he joined Napoli in a co-ownership deal with Verona for four and a half years.[3] On 12 February, he scored the last goal as Napoli overturned a 3-2 first-leg deficit to beat Roma and reach the 2014 Coppa Italia Final. [4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 2 May 2014
Club Season Division League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sambonifacese (loan) 2010–11 Serie C 31 1 2 0 0 0 33 1
Verona 2011–12 Serie B 30+2 2 1 0 0 0 33 2
2012–13 41 2 3 0 0 0 44 2
2013–14 Serie A 18 7 1 0 0 0 19 7
Total 89+2 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 96 11
Napoli 2014 Serie A 10 3 3 1 0 0 13 4
Career Total 136 15 10 1 0 0 0 0 145 16

International career[edit]

He is able to play for both the Italy and Brazil national teams. In 2012 he made his debut for Italy U21.[5] He declared to play for Italy but wasn't included in Italy's 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Verona
Napoli

References[edit]

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