Márcio Rodrigues

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Magrão
Personal information
Full name Márcio Rodrigues
Date of birth (1978-12-20) December 20, 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Náutico
Youth career
1992–1994 Portuguesa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 São Caetano
1997–1998 Santo André
1999–2000 São Caetano
2000–2005 Palmeiras 108 (9)
2002 São Caetano (loan) 23 (5)
2005–2006 Yokohama F. Marinos 30 (7)
2006–2007 Corinthians (loan) 15 (2)
2007–2009 Internacional 103 (15)
2009–2012 Al Wahda 27 (2)
2012–2013 Dubai Club 21 (2)
2013 Náutico 2 (0)
2013– América-MG 0 (0)
National team
2004–2005 Brazil 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:06, January 3, 2009 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:06, January 3, 2009 (UTC)

Márcio Rodrigues, better known as Magrão (born December 20, 1978), is a Brazilian football defensive midfielder who plays for América-MG. He was born in São Paulo.

Magrão is better known as a Palmeiras' player, scoring 29 goals in 232 matches for the club.[1]

Nickname[edit]

His nickname Magrão means skinny, and is due to the fact that when he was a kid there was not much food available in his home.[2]

Early life[edit]

Born in São João Clímaco neighborhood, São Paulo,[3] his family was very poor, living in Heliópolis favela, in São Paulo.[3] His father earned a minimum wage per month, and his mother worked as a cleaning woman.[2] He suffered of bronchopneumonia and hepatitis.[2]

Early career[edit]

He tried to join the youth squad of Palmeiras, but was not approved.[2] In 1992 and in 1993 he was a player of the Portuguesa youth squad. However, he was abandoned by the club, after an injury, before becoming a professional player.[2] He then joined the youth squad of São Caetano, where he became a professional player.[2]

Club career statistics[edit]

[4]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brazil League Copa do Brasil League Cup Total
2000 Palmeiras Série A 21 2 21 2
2001 22 0 22 0
2002 São Caetano Série A 21 4 21 4
2003 Palmeiras Série B 25 4 25 4
2004 Série A 38 3 38 3
2005 2 0 2 0
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
2005 Yokohama F. Marinos J. League 1 13 1 2 0 2 0 17 1
2006 17 6 0 0 7 1 24 6
Brazil League Copa do Brasil League Cup Total
2006 Corinthians Paulista Série A 12 2 12 2
2007 0 0 0 0
2007 Internacional Série A 19 3 19 3
2008 21 1 21 1
2009 13 2 13 2
United Arab Emirates League President's Cup Etisalat Cup Total
2009/10 Al-Wahda UAE League
Country Brazil 194 21 194 21
Japan 30 7 2 0 9 1 41 8
United Arab Emirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 224 28 2 0 9 1 235 29

International career statistics[edit]

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 2 0
2005 1 0
Total 3 0

Honors[edit]

Santo André
São Caetano
Palmeiras
Internacional
Al Wahda

Personal honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magrão acerta transferência para o Yokohama Marino" (in Portuguese). Gazeta Esportiva. 2005-06-21. Retrieved 2009-01-03. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Magrão é citado na CPI e acha graça" (in Portuguese). ZAZ. 2000-11-22. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  3. ^ a b "Magrão é da galera" (in Portuguese). Sport Club Internacional. 2007-12-20. Retrieved 2008-06-29. 
  4. ^ Márcio Rodrigues at National-Football-Teams.com

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