Vanderley Dias Marinho

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Personal information
Full name Vanderley Dias Marinho
Date of birth (1987-12-29) 29 December 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Ceará 0 (0)
2011 Tiradentes 7 (4)
2011 Cruzeiro-RS 0 (0)
2012–2013 Madureira 32 (10)
2013–2014 Marítimo 30 (16)
2014– Benfica 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Vanderley Dias Marinho (born 29 December 1987), commonly known as Derley, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Portuguese club Benfica.

Club career[edit]

He began his professional career in Brazil at Ceará and after passing through various clubs in the brazilian lower leagues, on 25 June 2013, Derley signed a four-year contract with Marítimo.[1] In Portugal, Derley had his breakthrough season, ending Primeira Liga with 16 goals, only behind Jackson Martínez. In all competitions, he scored 18 goals in 34 appearances.[2]

His performances sparked interest from Sporting and Benfica.[3][4] On 16 July 2014, Derley signed a four-year contract with Benfica.[5]




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