Adílson Cândido de Souza

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Full name Adílson Cândido de Souza
Date of birth (1974-05-28) May 28, 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Minas Gerais, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Atlético Mineiro
2003 Rio Branco
2004–2012 Ceará
2010 Sertãozinho (loan)
2013–2015 Santo André

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Adilson Cândido de Souza is a retired Brazilian association football goalkeeper, born in Guaxupe, Minas Gerais, in 1974.[1]


Adílson played with Atlético Mineiro, Palmeiras - MT, Sãocarlense, FC Botafogo, Rio Branco and Ceará.[2]

Adílson fans refer to him as The big wall, because he has accomplished several difficult saves. He completed 200 games against the Itapipoca team, wearing the Alvinegro shirt.

Adílson played with the champion team, Porangabussu, in 2006 and defended a penalty levied by Rinaldo, the striker from their biggest rival.[citation needed]

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brazil League Copa do Brasil Total
2008 Ceará Brasileiro Série B 291 0 ? ?
2009 2 0 2 0 0

1 2008 Campeonato Cearense statics not known
2Include 24 appearances in 2009 Campeonato Cearense


  1. ^ "Adilson". 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  2. ^ CBF Registry Archived January 31, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (in Portuguese)

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