Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Júnior

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In this multi-word name, the family name is Oliveira, not Júnior.
Carlos Alberto
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Júnior
Date of birth (1978-01-24) 24 January 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Joinville
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Joinville
2001 Marcílio Dias-SC
2002 Guarani-MG
2002–2003 Joinville
2003–2007 Figueirense 106 (5)
2007–2010 Corinthians 23 (0)
2009–2010 Atlético Mineiro (loan) 32 (2)
2010–2011 Goiás 49 (3)
2012– Joinville
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Júnior or simply Carlos Alberto (born 24 January 1978 in Rio de Janeiro), is a Brazilian defensive midfielder who currently plays for Joinville Esporte Clube.

He won the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, using fake document to claim that he was born on 24 January 1983.[1] Because of this, he was banned for 360 days from football.[2]

Honours[edit]

  • Santa Catarina State League (2nd division): 2002, 2004
  • World Cup (U 20): 2003
  • Santa Catarina State League: 2006

Contract[edit]

  • 31 May 2007 to 30 May 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Vickery column". BBC Sport. 13 November 2006. 
  2. ^ "Soccer - Brazilian player banned 360 days for age fraud". ESPN. 21 November 2006. 

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