André Caetano Gonçalves

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André Gonçalves
Personal information
Full name André Caetano Gonçalves
Date of birth (1992-01-23) 23 January 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Meiringen, Switzerland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
2001–2005 FC Glarus
2005–2006 Rapperswil-Jona
2006–2010 FC Zürich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 FC Zürich II 23 (1)
2010–2011 FC Aarau (loan) 28 (0)
2011–2012 FC Aarau (loan) 17 (1)
2012–2013 FC Zürich 1 (0)
2013– Schaffhausen 73 (3)
National team
2008–2009 Switzerland U17 20 (4)
2010–2011 Switzerland U19 11 (0)
2011–2012 Switzerland U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2012

André Caetano Gonçalves (born 23 January 1992) is a Swiss-Portuguese professional footballer currently playing for FC Schaffhausen.

Club career[edit]

Gonçalves began his playing career with lower league clubs FC Glarus and FC Rapperswil-Jona before moving on to Swiss Super League club FC Zürich in 2006. After spending time with the club's youth teams, from late 2009 he started playing regularly with the reserve team. Gonçalves then went on loan to Swiss Challenge League club FC Aarau for both the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons in order to gain more playing experience. He returned to Zürich for the 2012–13 season. In May 2013 it was announced that he joined second tier side Schaffhausen.[1]

International career[edit]

Gonçalves is a Switzerland youth international. In 2009, he was part of the Swiss under-17 team that won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup beating host nation Nigeria 1—0 in the final. Gonçalves featured in all 7 matches at the tournament and scored in the team's round of 16 win against Germany.[2]



  1. ^ "André Gonçalves Caetano zum FC Schaffhausen". Fc Schaffhausen. Fc Schaffhausen. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Switzerland v. Germany". FIFA U-17 World Cup. 4 November 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 

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