Dakson Soares da Silva
|Full name||Dakson Soares da Silva|
|Date of birth||11 July 1987|
|Place of birth||Santana do Ipanema, Brazil|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|2012–2014||Vasco da Gama||53||(8)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:05, 9 January 2017 (UTC).
Dakson signed for Lokomotiv Plovdiv at the age of 19, in the summer of 2006. He made his competitive debut on 19 August 2006 against Slavia Sofia in the third round of the A PFG. He is regarded by many to be one of the best players in the Bulgarian Football League and a great prospect for the future. He has also expressed an interest in obtaining Bulgarian citizenship.
On 4 October 2009, in a match against Levski Sofia he saved his team the point with a brilliant equalizer in the added time of the second half, scoring from a free kick from a distance of about 40 meters. On 19 April 2010, Dakson played his hundredth match for Lokomotiv in a 0–0 away draw against Sliven 2000. On 25 March 2012, Dakson was sent off in a 3–0 home loss against CSKA Sofia after an altercation with Njongo Priso. In his last official match for Loko Plovdiv that was held on 11 July and was part of the 2012 Bulgarian Super Cup competition, Dakson scored his team's only goal in the 1–2 loss against Ludogorets Razgrad.
Vasco da Gama
On 20 July 2012, Dakson signed for Vasco da Gama on a long-term contract for a fee believed to be around €180,000. He made his debut in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A on 24 November, in a 1–1 home draw against Flamengo, coming on as a substitute for Jonathan Marlone. On 2 December, Dakson assisted Éder Luís for Vasco's second goal in a 2–1 away win over Fluminense.
As of 15 December 2015
|Club||Season||A PFG||Bulgarian Cup||Europe||Total|
|Brasileirão||State League||Copa do Brasil||Total|
|Vasco da Gama||2012||2||0||0||0||0||0||2||0|
- Campeonato Alagoano: 2016
- "Трансферите на ЛЯТО 2006" (in Bulgarian). topsport.bg. 21 July 2006. Retrieved 25 November 2012.
- "Dakson Soares Da Silva profile". soccerway.com. 1 November 2012. Retrieved 25 November 2012.
- "Васко да Гама плаща 180 хил. евро за Даксон" (in Bulgarian). 7sport.net. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
- "Vasco da Gama 1–1 Flamengo". soccerway.com. Retrieved 24 November 2012.
- "Fluminense 1–2 Vasco da Gama". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
- "Dakson Soares da Silva match log". soccerway.com. Retrieved 19 February 2013.