Thiego

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Thiego
Personal information
Full name Willian Thiego de Jesus
Date of birth (1986-07-22) 22 July 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Aracajú, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Central Defender
Club information
Current team
Khazar Lankaran
Number 5
Youth career
2004-2006 Sergipe
2006–2007 Grêmio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Sergipe 0 (0)
2007–2012 Grêmio 25 (1)
2010 Kyoto Sanga F.C. (loan) 10 (0)
2011 Bahia (loan) 5 (0)
2012 Ceará (loan) 17 (1)
2013 Figueirense 21 (3)
2014– Khazar Lankaran 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Willian Thiego de Jesus (born 22 July 1986 in Aracajú) or simply Thiego, is a Brazilian central defender who plays for Khazar Lankaran in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

Career[edit]

Sergipe[edit]

Willian Thiego started his career as a defender, playing for his hometown club Sergipe, and catch the eye of a Grêmio scout.

Grêmio[edit]

Thiego joined Grêmio in 2006, playing for the youth team. In 2007, he was promoted to the first squad and feature in both Campeonato Gaúcho and Campeonato Brasileiro in this year.

On June 14, 2008, he scored his first league goal, a powerful close-range shot, in a 3-0 away win against Goiás.[1]

Thiego was sent on a one-year loan to Kyoto Sanga F.C. in January 2010.[2]


On 16 January 2013, Thiego signed a one-year deal with Figueirense.[3] Following the expiration of his Figueirense contract, Thiego signed an 18-month contract with Khazar Lankaran of the Azerbaijan Premier League on 27 January 2014.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 19 May 2014
Club statistics
Season Club League League Cup Continental Other[nb 1] Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
2010 Kyoto Sanga (loan) J. League 10 0 1 0 - - 11 0
2011 Bahia (loan) Série A 5 0 5 0 - 11 0 21 0
2012 Ceará (loan) Série B 17 1 2 0 - 12 0 31 1
2013 Figueirense 21 3 5 1 - 17 0 43 4
2013–14 Khazar Lankaran Azerbaijan Premier League 14 2 4 0 0 0 - 18 2
Total Japan 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Brazil 43 4 12 1 0 0 40 0 95 5
Azerbaijan 14 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 18 2
Total 67 6 17 1 0 0 40 0 124 7

Honours[edit]

Grêmio

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the Brazilian State Leagues, Azerbaijan Supercup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grêmio goleia o Goiás e já é vice-líder do Brasileirão". clicRBS. 2008-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Grêmio empresta W. Thiego ao futebol japonês" (in Portuguese). Gazeta Esportiva. 13 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Figueirense acerta contratação de Willian Thiego, ex-Ceará" (in Portuguese). esportes. Retrieved 20 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Tyeqo de Jesusla müqavilə imzalandı" (in Azerbaijani). http://www.lankaranfc.com/. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 

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