Carlos Alexandre Cardoso

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Cardoso
Carlos Cardoso 2012.jpg
With Alania in 2012
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alexandre Cardoso
Date of birth (1984-09-11) September 11, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Santa Rosa de Viterbo, Brazil
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
América Mineiro
Youth career
2003–2005 Comercial-SP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Comercial-SP
2006–2008 Estrela Amadora 8 (1)
2008–2012 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 93 (7)
2012 Alania Vladikavkaz 8 (0)
2013 Vitória 0 (0)
2013–2015 Neftchi Baku 51 (4)
2015–2016 Tractor Sazi 27 (2)
2016– América Mineiro 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 May 2016.

Carlos Alexandre Cardoso (born 11 September 1984), simply known as Cardoso, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a central defender for América Mineiro.

Born in Santa Rosa de Viterbo, São Paulo, Cardoso began his career at Comercial where he spent three years until joining Estrela Amadora. In 2008, during the winter transfer window, he moved abroad for the first time in his career to join Pandurii Târgu Jiu in Romania. Following a short stint at Russian club Alania Vladikavkaz in 2012, Cardoso returned to Brazil joining Esporte Clube Vitória. Cardoso joined Neftchi Baku in 2013 on a free transfer. In 2015, at the age of 30, Cardoso signed a one-year to play for Tractor Sazi of Tabriz in the Persian Gulf League.

Career[edit]

Neftchi Baku[edit]

Cardoso signed for Azerbaijan Premier League Champions Neftchi Baku in June 2013,[1] making 68 appearances for them in a competition before leaving in June 2015.[2]

Tractor Sazi[edit]

On 13 July 2015 Cardoso signed a one–year contract with Persian Gulf Pro League club Tractor Sazi.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 3 June 2015[4]
Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2008–09 Pandurii Târgu Jiu Liga I 25 0 - - 25 0
2009–10 29 2 - - 29 2
2010–11 15 0 2 2 - - 17 2
2011–12 24 5 2 0 - - 26 7
2012–13 Alania Vladikavkaz RPL 8 0 0 0 - - 8 0
2013–14 Neftchi Baku APL 25 4 5 0 4 1 1 1 32 5
2014–15 26 0 5 0 5 1 0 0 36 1
Total 153 11 13 2 9 1 1 1 173 15

Honours[edit]

Vitória
Neftchi Baku

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The first summer transfer oil worker (PHOTO)". azerisport.com/az/. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Изменения в Нефтчи: Новый тренер-иностранец, 5 легионеров уходят". http://www.azerifootball.com/ru/ (in Russian). Azerifootball. 6 June 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ http://www.tasnimnews.com/Home/Single/799808
  4. ^ "Cardoso". Soccerway. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 

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