Xavier Dirceu

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Xavier Dirceu
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Personal information
Full name Dirceu Francisco Xavier
Date of birth (1977-12-18) December 18, 1977 (age 36)
Place of birth Cabo Frio, Brazil
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
São Bernardo
Youth career
Fluminense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Fluminense
1998–1999 Guarani
2000 Maia
2000 Fluminense
2001–2003 Juventus
2004 Santo André
2004–2007 Maccabi Haifa 91 (3)
2007–2008 Maccabi Petah Tikva (loan) 1 (0)
2009 Santo André 9 (0)
2009– São Bernardo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:45, 24 October 2009 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Dirceu Francisco Xavier (born December 18, 1977 in Cabo Frio), nicknamed Xavier Dirceu or just Xavier, and sometimes misspelled Xavier Dirção, is a Brazilian football player currently playing for São Bernardo.

Playing career[edit]

He helped Maccabi Haifa to its tenth championship in 2005. Dirceu joined the club as an unknown (from Santo André of Brazil), but quickly became the top defensive midfielder in the Israeli Premier League.

In August 2007, he left Maccabi Haifa and signed for 3 years in Maccabi Petah Tikva, but he left the club after one season and returned to Brazil.

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