Emerson dos Santos da Silva

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Personal information
Full name Emerson dos Santos da Silva
Date of birth (1983-05-03) 3 May 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Taguatinga, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1999–2001 Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Gama 22 (3)
2005 São Caetano 4 (0)
2006 Guarani
2006 Flamengo 1 (0)
2006–2007 Veranópolis
2007 Fortaleza 4 (1)
2008 Sertãozinho
2008–2010 Avaí 153 (27)
2011–2013 Coritiba 49 (6)
2013– Atlético Mineiro 13 (0)
2015 Avaí (loan) 20 (2)
2016– Botafogo (loan)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:51, 29 September 2015 (UTC).

Emerson dos Santos da Silva (born 3 May 1983), simply known as Emerson, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Botafogo, on loan from Atlético Mineiro, as a central defender.

Early life[edit]

Emerson was born in Taguatinga, in Brazil.


Emerson came to football in the youth of the range. In the early years of his career, played, beyond the range, also in São Caetano. In 2006, he was in Guarani, when in the middle of that year he went to Flamengo. Having stayed one month at Flamengo, Emerson ended up finishing that year as player Veranópolis. In 2007, around May, replaced by the Veranópolis Fortress where he remained until the end of the season.

Began the year 2008 in Sertãozinho, however, two months later, came to rescind his contract with the club in order to go play in Avaí Futebol Clube which became one of the highlights of the team in winning access The series in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie B 2008.

In 2009, Emerson had great prominence along with the best Avai in a campaign of Santa Catarina a club in Serie A Brazilian Championship, finishing in sixth place with 57 points.


Emerson, who made his debut at Avaí on March 5, 2008 in an international friendly before the selection of Jamaica in the Avaí won 2-0, reached a staggering 100 games for the club on February 21, 2010 when Avaí tied for the 1-1 with Joinville in Joinville.

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of October 16, 2010)
Club Season State League Brazilian Série A Copa do Brasil Copa Sudamericana Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Flamengo 2006 - - 0 0 2 0 - - 2 0
Total - - 0 0 2 0 - - 2 0





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