André Guerreiro Rocha

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André Rocha
Personal information
Full name André Guerreiro Rocha
Date of birth (1984-08-19) August 19, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder/Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 80
Youth career
2002–2003 Águas de Lindóia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Independente
2004 Portuguesa Santista
2004 Palmeiras 5 (0)
2005–2009 Atlético Paranaense 16 (0)
2008–2009 FC Dallas (loan) 49 (5)
2010 Ponte Preta 6 (0)
2010–2012 Panetolikos 55 (4)
2013 Figueirense 36 (0)
2014 Vasco da Gama 30 (1)
2015 Botafogo-SP 15 (0)
2016 Água Santa 7 (0)
2016–2017 Bragantino 16 (0)
2017– Lamia 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2017.

André Rocha (born August 19, 1984 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian soccer player who currently plays for Lamia in the Greek Football League.


South America[edit]

Rocha began his professional career in 2002 as a right back with Aguas de Lindoia Esporte Clube, a fourth division São Paulo-based club. In 2004, after a short stint with Portuguesa Santista, he was purchased by Palmeiras of the top division, where he played one season. In 2005, he joined Atletico Paranaense playing in 47 games, including nine appearances in the 2005 Copa Libertadores helping the team reach the finals. He also made one appearance in the 2007 Copa Sudamerica. In February 2010 Rocha joined Ponte Preta a second division club. In February 2013 André Rocha made his comeback to Brazil signing with Figueirense.

Major League Soccer[edit]

Rocha signed with FC Dallas on February 12, 2008 and made his MLS debut on March 30, 2008 in which he played all 90 minutes in a 1-1 tie against Chivas USA. During the 2008 season, Rocha led the team with eight assists, recording his first MLS career assist in a 3-3 tie against the Houston Dynamo on April 6, 2008 and his first MLS career goal on August 23, 2008 in a 1-1 tie against the Kansas City Wizards.


On August 31, 2010, Rocha signed a 2-year contract with Superleague Greece club Panetolikos.


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