Daniel Lins Côrtes
|Full name||Daniel Lins Côrtes|
|Date of birth||12 December 1979|
|Place of birth||Niterói, Brazil|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder, Left Winger|
|2003||→ FC Fehérvár (loan)||6||(2)|
|2002||→ Twente (loan)||12||(2)|
|2003–2005||→ Botafogo (loan)||66||(5)|
|2005||→ Juventude (loan)||10||(5)|
|2006||→ Guarani (loan)||19||(6)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2012|
Daniel Lins Côrtes (born 12 December 1979), nicknamed Daniel, is a Brazilian-born New Zealand footballer.
Born in Niteroi, Brazil, Daniel started his professional career at Madureira. In April 1999, he signed for FC Twente. He then returned to Brazil for Madureira he was signed by FC Fehérvár in April 2002 and 2003 returned again to Madureira.
In July 2007, he was signed by Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert. Daniel made 17 appearances in his first season, 2007–08, scoring 4 goals. In October 2008, he was rewarded with a new two-year deal, lasting until June 2011. Daniel scored the first ever goal for the Phoenix
Daniel, a foundation player of the Phoenix, was the second player to reach 50 appearances for the Phoenix behind left-back Tony Lochhead. On 20 January 2012, Daniel made his 100th appearance for the Wellington Phoenix against the Newcastle Jets.
A-League career statistics
- As of 13 September 2012
- Wellington sign Brazilian midfielder Archived 14 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine, Wellington Phoenix FC, 6 May 2007.
- "Wellington Phoenix – Daniel". Wellington Phoenix FC. Archived from the original on 14 October 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2008.
- Daniel Adds Haka To Samba-Style – Australia News – Australian FourFourTwo – The Ultimate Football Website Archived 5 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine. Au.fourfourtwo.com (2 December 2008).
- Daniel still wants to play for All Whites New Zealand Herald, 9 May 2012
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- Daniel Lins Côrtes at Sambafoot