Paulo Almeida

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Paulo Almeida
Personal information
Full name Paulo Almeida Santos
Date of birth (1981-04-20) 20 April 1981 (age 34)
Place of birth Itarantim, Bahia, Brazil
Height 1.82m (5ft 11½in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
–2003 Santos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Santos
2004–2006 Benfica 6 (0)
2005–2006 Benfica B
2006–2007 Corinthians
2007 Coritiba
2008 Náutico
2008 ABC
2010 União Esporte Clube
2010–2011 Saba Qom 14 (0)
2011 Goianésia
2011 Rio Branco-AC
2012– Itumbiara 5 (2)
National team
2003 Brazil 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 October 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Paulo Almeida Santos (born 20 April 1981) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Itumbiara.


In Santos he played 56 matches, scored no goal and won the Campeonato Brasileiro twice, during which time he played along with young football stars such as Diego and Robinho. Almeida played only 13 matches for the club before being transered for the B team. That led him to leaving Benfica and moving to Corinthians.

In December 2007 he signed for Náutico.[1]




  1. ^ "Paulo Almeida é o novo reforço do Timbu". 2007-12-26. Retrieved 2008-05-09. 

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