Bobô (footballer, born 1985)
|Full name||Deyvison Rogério da Silva|
|Date of birth||9 January 1985|
|Place of birth||Gravatá, Brazil|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 April 2018|
Bobô was Besiktas' leading goalscorer in the 2006–07 season, with 20 goals in all competitions. He began the 2007–08 season by scoring three goals in the first three matches, most notably a pair of goals in the 3–0 victory over FC Sheriff in the Champions League second qualifying round. His early season form prompted the Beşiktaş board to agree an extension of his contract until 2011.
On 20 October 2007, Beşiktaş faced Trabzonspor, an encounter subject to intense media interest. Trabzonspor took an early lead through Gökdeniz Karadeniz and were 2–0 up by the sixth minute thanks to a goal from Ibrahima Yattara. However, a Burak Yılmaz header put Beşiktaş back into contention and a penalty from Matías Delgado equalized the score just before half-time. In the second half, Beşiktaş goalkeeper Rüştü Reçber was sent-off for handling outside of the penalty area in the 79th minute, and Bobô replaced him until the end of the match. He made several saves, helping Beşiktaş secure a vital away victory. Bobô later admitted he had been worried about Trabzonspor's attacks on goal, particularly a free-kick by playmaker Ceyhun Eriş and a header by striker Umut Bulut.
On 25 October 2007, Bobô scored in Beşiktaş's 2–1 UEFA Champions League victory over Liverpool at the Inonu Stadium. He opened the scoring with a third-minute goal on 3 November 2007 in Beşiktaş' Süper Lig 11th matchday clash with Fenerbahçe at the Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium, but the goal was followed by several misses as Beşiktaş ultimately lost 2–1, giving Fenerbahçe their first home victory over Beşiktaş in six-and-a-half years. This was the 319th encounter between two club. The following weekend, Bobô scored again (his 38th goal for Beşiktaş) in a 1–2 defeat at home to in-form Sivasspor. With the goal, he broke Mersad Kovačević's record to become Beşiktaş' all-time top scorer.
On 28 November 2007, Beşiktaş hosted Marseille on the fifth matchday of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League group stage. Bobô scored his side's winning goal just before the final whistle in the 88th minute after a lob through-pass by Matías Delgado towards the space on right wing, where Bobô collected the ball, then went through the penalty box to beat goalkeeper Steve Mandanda. The final score finished 2–1 for Beşiktaş. The team kept their hopes of progression to the knockout phase until their last group stage match, against Porto. However, Beşiktaş could not manage to win in Portugal and were therefore eliminated as the fourth-place team in Group A.
Bobô's contract expired at the end of the 2010–11 season. After failed negotiations between club and player, Beşiktaş declined to offer him a renewed contract. Previously, the "agent" of the footballer, Pini Zahavi, had requested the club pay €200,000 as a "transfer fee". However, the club refused, and Zahavi's subsequent lawsuit was dismissed by both FIFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
On 5 August 2016, it was reported that Bobô was in talks with Sydney FC in A-League to become their marquee player ahead of the 2016–17 season, and on 17 August, he signed a one-year contract with the A-League club worth approximately AUD$1 million.
Bobô started with a bang at Sydney FC, scoring on his debut in the FFA Cup against Blacktown City, and assisting two other goals in a 3–0 win . In his first A-League start, he scored and assisted a goal in the Sydney Derby against Western Sydney Wanderers, a match they ended up 4–0 winners. His partnership up front with Filip Hološko, Miloš Ninković and Alex Brosque was fruitful, as Sydney scored 34 goals in 14 matches.
On 24 February 2017, Bobô reached double-digit goal totals for Sydney FC in a convincing 3–1 win against Melbourne City. On 3 March, he scored a vital goal in the race for the 2016–17 A-League Premiership race, tapping-home a cross from Filip Hološko to give Sydney FC a 1–0 win over rivals Melbourne Victory in the Big Blue.
Bobô finished the 2016–17 regular season with 15 goals as Sydney FC claimed their first Premiership title since 2009–10.
Bobô scored four goals in Sydney FC's 8–0 away victory against Darwin Rovers in the 2017 FFA Cup Round of 32. In the following FFA Cup round, Bobô scored another goal as the Sky Blues progressed to the quarter-finals at the expense of Bankstown Berries.
Bobô scored two braces within one week as Sydney qualified for the FFA Cup final in a comprehensive 5–1 win over A-League hopefuls South Melbourne. The second brace came against Wellington Phoenix in Round 2 of the A-League season in a 3–2 win.
In the 2017 FFA Cup Final, Bobô scored the winning goal with a header in the 112th minute to make the match 2–1. The goal ensured he finished with the tournament's golden boot with eight goals scored.
On 23 December 2017, Bobô scored his first A-League hattrick against Wellington Phoenix, as Sydney won 4–1 away from home. He became only the second player in A-League history to score back-to-back hat-tricks, as Sydney won 6–0 over Perth Glory on 30 December 2017.
On 20 January 2018, through his 1–1 equaliser against the Central Coast Mariners, Bobô equalled Marc Janko's 16 goal record of most scored in a single A-League season in 7 less games. In his next match in the Big Blue Derby, Bobô scored a brace in a 3–1 win against Melbourne Victory to break the record.
Bobô became the fastest player in A-League history, and equalled an Australian league record of reaching 20 goals for a season in shortest amount of time (20 games). This was broken in a 4–0 win away against Melbourne City. On 29 March 2018, Bobô broke the record for most goals in a single season with a double, putting him on 24 goals, during a 3–2 win over Perth Glory.
On 4 February 2008, Bobô was called up to the Brazil national team to face the Republic of Ireland on 6 February, replacing the injured Alexandre Pato in the squad. However, he did not make his first international appearance as he remained on the substitutes' bench for the match.
|Club||Season||League[nb 1]||Cup||League Cup/State League||Continental||Other||Total|
- Includes A-League playoffs.
- Sydney FC
- Turkish Cup Top Scorer: 2006–07, 2008–09
- Turkish Cup Final – Man of the Match: 2009
- Süper Lig Golden Team of the Year: 2008–09
- FFA Cup Top Scorer: 2017 FFA Cup
- A-League Golden Boot: 2017–18
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- Play-by-minute repport of Trabzonspor match[permanent dead link]
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- (PDF) http://www.kap.gov.tr/yay/Download/Bildirim/Ek/58391.pdf. Retrieved 31 May 2012. Missing or empty
- "OFICIAL: ATACANTE BOBÔ É O NOVO REFORÇO DO GRÊMIO (Official: Striker Bobô joins Grêmio)". Grêmio (in Portuguese). 25 July 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015.[permanent dead link]
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- "Dunga names Brazil squad for Dublin". Rté Sport. 4 February 2008. Archived from the original on 7 February 2008. Retrieved 4 February 2008.
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