Casemiro

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Venâncio and the second or paternal family name is Casemiro.
Casemiro
Personal information
Full name Carlos Henrique José Francisco Venancio Casimiro
Date of birth (1992-02-23) 23 February 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth São José dos Campos, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Real Madrid
Number 14
Youth career
2002–2010 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 São Paulo 62 (6)
2013 Real Madrid B (loan) 15 (1)
2013 Real Madrid (loan) 1 (0)
2013– Real Madrid 14 (0)
2014–2015 Porto (loan) 28 (3)
National team
2009 Brazil U17 3 (0)
2011 Brazil U20 15 (3)
2011– Brazil 9 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:28, 29 August 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2015

Carlos Henrique José Francisco Venancio Casimiro (born 23 February 1992), known as Casemiro, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid as a defensive midfielder.

Club career[edit]

São Paulo[edit]

Born in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Casemiro was a product of São Paulo FC's youth system. From the age of 11 upwards, he acted as captain to its sides.[1][2]

Casemiro made his Série A debut on 25 July 2010, in an away loss against Santos FC. He scored his first goal as a professional on 15 August, helping to a 2–2 draw with Cruzeiro Esporte Clube.[3]

Real Madrid[edit]

In late January 2013 Casemiro was loaned to Real Madrid in Spain, being assigned to the B-team in Segunda División.[4] He played his first game in the competition on 16 February, starting in a 1–3 defeat at CE Sabadell FC.[5]

Casemiro made his La Liga debut on 20 April 2013, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–1 home win over Real Betis.[6] On 10 June the move was made permanent, for four years and a fee of R$18.738 million.[7][8][9]

Casemiro was loaned to FC Porto on 19 July 2014, in a season-long loan.[10] On 5 June of the following year, he returned to Real Madrid who activated his buyback clause.[11] On 31 August 2015, his contract was extended until 2021 .[12]

International career[edit]

After appearing with the under-20s at the 2011 South American U-20 Championship, Casemiro made his debut for the Brazilian full side on 14 September 2011 in a 0–0 draw against Argentina, aged just 19.[13]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 29 August 2015[14][15]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
São Paulo 2010 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 2
2011 21 4 5 1 2 0 12 1 40 6
2012 22 0 9 1 1 0 18 2 50 3
2013 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
Total 62 6 14 2 5 0 31 3 112 11
Real Madrid B 2012–13 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1
Real Madrid 2012–13 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
2013–14 12 0 7 0 6 0 0 0 25 0
Porto 2014–15 28 3 2 0 10 1 0 0 40 4
Real Madrid 2015–16 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Madrid total 14 0 7 0 6 0 1 0 28 0
Career total 119 10 23 2 21 1 32 3 195 16

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

São Paulo
Real Madrid

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brazil: the talent factory 2010 featuring Eron, Casemiro, Lucas Moura, Alan Patrick, Bernardo, Elkeson and Neto Berola; Pitaco do Gringo, 20 September 2010
  2. ^ Casemiro & Neymar, forever rivals; FIFA.com, 12 September 2013
  3. ^ No finzinho, São Paulo empata com o Cruzeiro em ótimo jogo no Morumbi (In the very end, São Paulo draws with Cruzeiro in great game at the Morumbi); Globo Esporte, 15 August 2010 (Portuguese)
  4. ^ São Paulo empresta Casemiro ao Real Madrid, e volante começará no time B (São Paulo loans Casemiro to Real Madrid, and midfielder will start in B-team); Lance Net, 31 January 2013 (Portuguese)
  5. ^ 3–1: Aníbal lidera la victoria del Sabadell ante el Castilla (3–1: Aníbal leads Sabadell win against Castilla); El Mundo Deportivo, 16 February 2013 (Spanish)
  6. ^ Ozil at the double for faltering Real; ESPN FC, 20 April 2013
  7. ^ Real make Casemiro deal permanent; FIFA.com, 11 June 2013
  8. ^ Real Madrid anuncia oficialmente a compra de Casemiro (Real Madrid officially announces purchase of Casemiro); Gazeta Esportiva, 10 June 2013 (Portuguese)
  9. ^ "Relatório da diretoria 2013" [Directorial report 2013] (PDF) (in Portuguese). São Paulo FC. 18 April 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "Official announcement: Casemiro". Real Madrid. 19 July 2014. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "Official announcement: Casemiro". Real Madrid. 5 June 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  12. ^ "Official announcement: Casemiro". Real Madrid. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015. 
  13. ^ Bolas na trave não resolvem: Brasil e Argentina ficam no zero em Córdoba (Balls in the bar do not solve it: Brazil and Argentina stay blank in Córdoba); Globo Esporte, 14 September 2011 (Portuguese)
  14. ^ "Casemiro". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  15. ^ Casemiro at ESPN FC

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