Bruno de Paula Ribeiro Ingrácia
|Full name||Bruno de Paula Ribeiro Ingrácia|
|Date of birth||1 April 1983|
|Place of birth||Tupã, Brazil|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Right back|
|Clube Atlético Linense|
|2005||→ Palmeiras (loan)||15||(0)|
|2005||→ Figueirense (loan)||16||(3)|
|2008–2009||→ Grêmio Barueri (loan)||9||(5)|
|2013||→ Linense (loan)||0||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:09, 12 August 2011 (UTC).
On 12 August 2011, Bruno signed for Blackburn Rovers on a three-year deal with an option of a fourth, after being issued with a work-permit. During his time at Rovers he was comically nicknamed the 'Brazilian Denis Irwin' by the Rovers players "because he never gives the ball away" according to manager Steve Kean. Ribeiro failed to make a single appearance for Rovers in the 2011/12 Barclays Premier League season as the club was relegated to the championship.
On 22 August 2012, Bruno made his 1st team debut for Blackburn Rovers, against Hull City coming on as a substitute. On 25 August 2012, Bruno made his first start for Blackburn Rovers, against Leicester City. He also earned the Man Of The Match award. On 1 September Bruno made his third appearance for Blackburn in a 3–3 draw away at Leeds United.
Club career statistics
- "Bruno seals Rovers deal". Blackburn Rovers FC. 12 August 2011. Archived from the original on 17 June 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2011.
- "Kean reveals Rovers have already started calling Ribeiro after Denis Irwin!". Mail Online. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
- http://www.rovers.co.uk/news/article/bruno-heads-back-to-brazil-586177.aspx Ribeiro departs Rovers on loan
- Includes FA Cup, League Cup and FA Community Shield