Marcelo Veridiano

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Personal information
Full name Marcelo Veridiano
Date of birth (1966-06-30) June 30, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 São Paulo 36 (6)
1989 Vitória
1989–1996 Skoda Xanthi 207 (75)
1996–1998 AEK Athens 56 (9)
1998–2000 APOEL 43 (19)
2000–2001 Kozani 26 (3)
Total 368 (112 )
Teams managed
2001–2002 Aris Thessaloniki (Assistant Manager)
2002–2003 AEL Limassol (Assistant Manager)
2004–2006 Skoda Xanthi (Youth Coach)
2007 Omonia (Assistant Manager)
2007–2008 Veria (Assistant Manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marcelo Veridiano (Brazilian Portuguese: [mɐɾˈsɛlu veɾidiˈɐnu]; born June 30, 1966) is a former Brazilian footballer.

Club career[edit]

His professional career started at 1986 with São Paulo. He played for São Paulo until 1989 when he was acquired by Skoda Xanthi. He instantly became the club's star scoring 11 goals in just 21 matches. His best season with Skoda Xanthi was 1992–1993 when he scored 24 goals in 32 matches being the league's third goalscorer. He was the first player to score 4 goals in a match in the Greek professional championship in an 8–2 win against Pierikos on January 10, 1993 (Skoda Xanthi's biggest league win ever). He is also Skoda Xanti's all time top goalscorer with 75 goals and the player who scored both the 100th (May 22, 1992 against Aris Thessaloniki) and the 200th (February 13, 1994 against Panathinaikos) Skoda Xanthi's league goal. He played for the Thracian club until 1996, when he moved to AEK Athens. In 1998, he transferred to APOEL and helped his team to win the 1998–1999 Cypriot Cup, scoring twice in the Cup final where APOEL won 2–0 Anorthosis. He ended his career with Kozani in 2001.


São Paulo

AEK Athens


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