Maurício dos Santos Nascimento

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Personal information
Full name Maurício Dos Santos Nascimento
Date of birth (1988-09-20) September 20, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 3
Youth career
2003–2007 Palmeiras
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Palmeiras B 17 (4)
2007 CRB (loan) ? (?)
2008–2012 Palmeiras 43 (5)
2010 Grêmio (loan) 13 (0)
2010–2011 Portuguesa (loan) 16 (2)
2011 Vitória (loan) 24 (3)
2012 Joinville
2013 Sport Recife
2013– Sporting 21 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Maurício dos Santos Nascimento, commonly called as Maurício (born 20 September 1988 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian football player at the position of defender, who currently plays for Sporting Clube de Portugal.


Revealed in the basic categories of Palmeiras, Maurício played in the CRB at the end of 2007.

The defender was renowned for his fight he had with teammate Obina during the game against Gremio for the Brazilian Championship in 2009. Both fought in the output for the range, the referee saw it and drove them both. Even in the dressing room, the board announced that players no longer performed by the club. Mauricio said he was sorry and apologized publicly.

In an exchange with Gremio, Palmeiras hit on December 18 the signing of defender Leo tricolor (deducting £ 6.5 million of an old debt among clubs) with a five-year contract and gave the defender on loan Mauritius 1 year. Before being formally submitted, Mauricio has said he would be delighted if the Guild or renew your loan to buy the end of his contract with the Tricolor.

On July 4, 2013, center back Mauricio finally gets his long pursued dream of playing in Europe, and moves to Portugal, where he signs a 5 year contract with the Portuguese giants, Sporting Clube de Portugal.[1]