Victor Simões

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Victor Simões
Victor Simões de Oliveira (reserva Botafogo-2009).jpg
Personal information
Full name Victor Simões de Oliveira
Date of birth (1981-03-23) March 23, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Free Agent
Youth career
1998–2001 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Flamengo 15 (4)
2002 Tombense 5 (0)
2003–2004 Germinal Beerschot 29 (8)
2004–2006 Club Brugge 42 (5)
2005 Club Brugge II 0 (0)
2006 Germinal Beerschot (Loan) 0 (0)
2007 Figueirense 10 (3)
2007–2008 Chunnam Dragons 24 (3)
2009–2010 Botafogo 32 (8)
2010 Al-Ahli (loan) 4 (2)
2011–2014 Al-Ahli 54 (41)
2014 Umm Salal 8 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 Dec 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Victor Simões, full name Victor Simões de Oliveira (born March 23, 1981, in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian footballer who is currently a free agent. He last played for Umm Salal.

Career[edit]

Victor began his career in 2001 at Flamengo, one of the most important clubs in Brazil. then he transferred to Tombense. After two years in Brazil, he was transferred to Germinal Beerschot, a Belgian club.

After just one season, he joined Club Brugge in January 2004. He secured his position in the starting XI in Bruges, participating in 23 league matches and 5 matches in the European Cup. He won the Belgian Supercup 2004 and a year later the title of Belgian champion. But in the summer of 2005, Victor became confined to the bench as he did not receive the confidence of new coach Jan Ceulemans.

By the end of the year, he is relegated to the B team, and then was loaned in January 2006 to his former club Germinal Beerschot. He did not make any appearance until the end of the season, and then returned to Brazil, Figueirense.

Victor played for around a year at his new club, then joined the Chunnam Dragons South Korean club in summer 2007. After his spell at the South Korean club, he returned to Brazil again, joining Botafogo, and winning Taça Guanabara.

He was then loaned in January 2010 to Saudi club Al-Ahli Jeddah, winning 2011 King Cup of Champions in final against Ittihad after drawing 0–0, Victor scored the last penalty-kick in a 4–2 win. After his loan spell, Victor was transferred to Al-Ahli permanently. Victor was the joint top scorer along with Nasser in 2011–12 SPL, helping Al-Ahli finish second. Victor also won the 2012 King Cup of Champions, against Al-Nasr in a final that ended 4–1.

He joined Umm Salal in January 2014 after leaving Al-Ahli. but he was released from his contract at the end of the season .

Club career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2001 Flamengo Série A 15 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 4
2002 Tombense Campeonato Mineiro 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2003–04 Germinal Beerschot Belgian Pro League 29 8 0 0 4 0 0 0 33 8
2004–05 Club Brugge Belgian Pro League 23 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 28 4
2005–06 Club Brugge Belgian Pro League 19 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 21 1
2005–06 Club Brugge II Belgian Provincial leagues 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Germinal Beerschot Belgian Pro League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 Figueirense Série A 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3
2008 Chunnam Dragons K League 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 3
2009 Botafogo Série A 32 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 8
2009–10 Al-Ahli Saudi Professional League 4 2 0 0 12 4 0 0 16 6
2010–11 Al-Ahli Saudi Professional League 20 16 2 1 0 0 0 0 22 17
2011–12 Al-Ahli Saudi Professional League 26 21 0 0 10 7 0 0 33 28
2012–13 Al-Ahli Saudi Professional League 7 4 1 1 4 3 0 0 12 8
2013–14 Al-Ahli Saudi Professional League 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013–14 Umm Salal Qatar Stars League 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 5
Career total 186 75 3 3 36 14 0 0 218 90

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Winners[edit]

Club Brugge
Botafogo
Al-Ahli

Runner-Up[edit]

Figueirense
Al-Ahli

Individual[edit]

References[edit]