Paulo Sérgio Silvestre do Nascimento

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Paulo Sérgio
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Personal information
Full name Paulo Sérgio Silvestre do Nascimento
Date of birth (1969-06-02) 2 June 1969 (age 45)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger/Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1993 Corinthians 64 (5)
1989–1990 Novorizontino (loan) 0 (0)
1993–1997 Bayer Leverkusen 121 (47)
1997–1999 Roma 64 (24)
1999–2002 Bayern Munich 77 (21)
2002 Al-Wahda (UAE) 0 (0)
2003 Bahia 8 (0)
Total 334 (97)
National team
1991–1994 Brazil 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Paulo Sérgio Silvestre do Nascimento (born 2 June 1969), commonly known as Paulo Sérgio is a former Brazilian footballer.[1] Whilst at Bayern Munich he won the Champions League in 2001, despite missing his penalty in the final shootout.[2]

Club career[edit]

Paulo Sérgio rose to prominence in Corinthians, where he was a key player in the early 1990s. In 1993 he was signed by Bayer Leverkusen, where he played in four seasons. His form was good enough to be included in the Brazilian national team, but he was not among the top scorers of Bundesliga, rather establishing himself as a top-class secondary striker.

In 1997, Paulo Sérgio was bought by Italian giants Roma, where he played in two seasons. He formed an effective striking partnership with youngster Francesco Totti and Marco Delvecchio, scoring 22 goals in 57 league appearances. When Roma signed Vincenzo Montella from relegated Sampdoria in 1999, Paulo Sérgio moved on. FC Bayern Munich became his new employer, and in his three years at Bayern, he won both Champions League and Bundesliga, his finest club honours.

In 2002, Bayern signed several new players, and Paulo Sérgio was not in the first team-plans, prompting him to move to Al-Wahda in Abu Dhabi, before finishing his career back in Bahia in his native Brazil.

Career statistics[edit]

Corinthians[edit]

Season League Apps Goals
1988 Brasileirão 7 0
1990 19 2
1991 15 1
1992 23 2

Bayer 04 Leverkusen[edit]

Season Club Division League DFB-Pokal DFB-Supercup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1993–94 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 32 17 4 3 1 0 5 1 42 21
1994–95 28 9 2 5 8 4 38 18
1995–96 28 4 5 1 33 5
1996–97 33 17 1 0 34 17
Total 121 47 12 9 1 0 13 5 147 61

A.S. Roma[edit]

Season Club Division League Coppa Italia Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1997–98 A.S. Roma Serie A 34 12 5 2 39 14
1998–99 30 12 2 0 6 0 38 12
Total 64 24 7 2 6 0 77 26

FC Bayern Munich[edit]

Season Club Division League DFB-Pokal DFB-Ligapokal Europe UEFA Super Cup Intercontinental

Cup

Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1999–00 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 28 13 5 1 2 1 13 7 48 22
2000–01 26 5 1 0 0 0 11 3 38 8
2001–02 23 3 2 0 1 0 12 2 0 0 1 0 39 5
Total 77 21 8 1 3 1 36 12 0 0 1 0 125 35

International career[edit]

He was capped for Brazil 13 times, scoring twice, and was a winner at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paulo Sérgio". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Champions League final clockwatch". BBC SPort. 23 May 2001. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 

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