Bruno Paulista

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Bruno Paulista
Personal information
Full name Bruno Jacinto da Silva
Date of birth (1995-08-21) 21 August 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Nova Odessa, Brazil
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sporting CP
Youth career
São Paulo
Santo André
2012–2014 Bahia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Bahia 13 (0)
2015– Sporting CP 4 (0)
2015–2017 Sporting B 4 (0)
2017–2018Vasco da Gama (loan) 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 January 2019

Bruno Jacinto da Silva (born 21 August 1995), known as Bruno Paulista, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Sporting CP as a defensive midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Bruno Paulista was born in Nova Odessa, São Paulo, and graduated with Bahia's youth setup, after stints at São Paulo, Santo André and Ypiranga-BA. On 6 August 2014 he made his first-team debut, coming on as a late substitute in a 1–0 home win against Corinthians, for the season's Copa do Brasil.[1]

Bruno Paulista made his Série A debut on 18 October, starting in a 1–2 away loss against São Paulo.[2] On 10 February 2015 he renewed his link until 2018.[3]

On 7 August 2015 Bruno Paulista moved to Sporting Clube de Portugal, signing a six-year deal.[4] Sporting paid 3.5 million for 65% of his rights, with a 45 million clause.[5]


  1. ^ "Bahia vence com gol contra bizarro, mas Corinthians avança às oitavas" [Bahia wins with bizarre own goal, but Corinthians advances to the 16th finals] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ "São Paulo supera cansaço, vence o Bahia e volta à vice-liderança" [São Paulo overcomes tireness, defeats Bahia and comes back to the second place] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 18 October 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Com multas milionárias, Bahia renova contratos de Bruno Paulista e Rômulo" [With millionaire release clauses, Bahia renews contracts of Bruno Paulista and Rômulo] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Comunicado Sporting SAD" [Announcement Sporting SAD] (in Portuguese). Sporting's official website. 7 August 2015. Archived from the original on 10 August 2015. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Bruno Paulista até 2021 e com cláusula de 45 milhões" [Bruno Paulista until 2021 and with a 45 million clause] (in Portuguese). A Bola. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 18 August 2015.

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