Éder Gaúcho

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Éder Gaúcho
Personal information
Full name Éder Guterres Silveira
Date of birth (1977-10-07) 7 October 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth São Borja, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1994–1996 Grêmio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Grêmio 35 (3)
2000–2002 União Leiria 60 (3)
2002–2005 Boavista 83 (5)
2005–2006 Terek Grozny 27 (1)
2007 Sertãozinho 16 (3)
2007–2008 União Leiria 21 (1)
2008–2010 Al Nassr 16 (0)
2009 Al Rayyan (loan)
2010 Al Sharjah
2010–2011 Baniyas 8 (0)
2011–2012 Ypiranga-RS 14 (0)
Total 266 (16)
National team
1997 Brazil U20 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Éder Guterres Silveira (born 7 October 1977), known as Éder or Éder Gaúcho, is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a central defender.

Club career[edit]

Born in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Gaúcho started his professional career with Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense. In 2000, he moved abroad, joining U.D. Leiria of Portugal, where he remained two seasons.

Éder stayed in the country afterwards, transferring to Boavista F.C. with the aid of an investment fund, which signed a portion of the player's rights and received a portion of any future transfer fee. He played all four games in the campaign's UEFA Champions League qualifying rounds, adding 12 matches and one goal in the 2002–03 UEFA Cup as the Porto club reached the semifinals.

In the 2005 summer, Gaúcho signed for Russian side FC Terek Grozny. In February 2007, however, he returned to Brazil and agreed to a six-month contract with Sertãozinho Futebol Clube, which appeared in the Paulistan League. In July he returned to Leiria,[1] notably scoring in the 4–1 home win over FK Hajduk Kula in the second leg of the last qualifying round of the 2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup which subsequently qualified for the UEFA Cup, with his team being eliminated in the first round of the competition.

In July 2008, Éder joined Al-Nassr FC of Saudi Arabia – he also played in the Middle East region for Al Rayyan SC,[2] appearing in the 2009 Emir of Qatar Cup final. In January 2010 he left the club, in exchange for Pascal Feindouno.[3]

International career[edit]

Éder played for Brazil under-20's at the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship in Malaysia. As the national team exited in the quarter-finals, he scored in a 10–0 demolition of Belgium in the round-of-16.[4]



  1. ^ "Relatório de transferências internacionais em 2007" [2007 international transfers report] (in Portuguese). CBF. 18 November 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "EDER Gaucho no Al Rayyan do Qatar" [EDER Gaucho in Qatar's Al Rayyan] (in Portuguese). Danilo Futsal. 1 May 2009. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Al Nasr dumping Lee Chun-soo?". The AFC. 29 January 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Éder GaúchoFIFA competition record

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