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|Full name||Paulo Almeida Santos|
|Date of birth||20 April 1981|
|Place of birth||Itarantim, Bahia, Brazil|
|Height||1.82m (5ft 11½in)|
|Playing position||Defensive Midfielder|
|2005–2006||→ Benfica B|
|2010||União Esporte Clube|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 October 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).
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.
- "Paulo Almeida é o novo reforço do Timbu". globoesporte.globo.com. 2007-12-26. Retrieved 2008-05-09.
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