Danilo Gabriel de Andrade

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Danilo
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Personal information
Full name Danilo Gabriel de Andrade
Date of birth (1979-06-11) June 11, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth São Gotardo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Corinthians
Number 20
Youth career
1998–1999 Goiás
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Goiás 86 (8)
2003–2006 São Paulo 101 (18)
2007–2009 Kashima Antlers 77 (6)
2010– Corinthians 179 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:03, 6 December 2015 (UTC).

Danilo Gabriel de Andrade, or simply Danilo (also known as ZiDanilo) (born June 11, 1979 in São Gotardo), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Corinthians.

Had some of his most successful years with Sao Paulo FC that resulted in a move to Kashima Antlers. At São Paulo FC he was nicknamed Zidanilo (in homage to Zinedine Zidane) and was known for his technique, playmaking abilities and goals that he scored. Returns to Brazil for playing in Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, being also again national, continental and world champion. Danilo is one of the most important player of Corinthians team.[1]


According to Alexandre Lozetti, a columnist for GloboEsporte.com, "Danilo is the Greatest football player who has never played or been selected for a National Team".[2]


Club statistics[edit]

As of match played 1 August 2016.
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brazil League Copa do Brasil League Cup South America Total
2000 Goiás Série A 14 1 14 1
2001 24 3 24 3
2002 24 2 24 2
2003 24 2 24 2
Total 86 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 8
2004 São Paulo Série A 40 8 16 1 56 9
2005 32 6 14 3 46 9
2006 29 4 16 3 45 7
Total 101 18 0 0 0 0 46 7 191* 37*
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Asia Total
2007 Kashima Antlers J1 League 26 0 4 1 9 0 - 39 1
2008 28 4 1 1 2 0 8 5 39 10
2009 23 2 3 2 2 0 3 0 31 4
Total 77 6 8 4 13 0 11 5 109 15
Brazil League Copa do Brasil League Cup South America Total
2010 Corinthians Série A 31 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 40 2
2011 36 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 38 3
2012 24 5 0 0 0 0 14 4 38 9
2013 30 0 4 0 0 0 10 1 44 1
2014 23 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 29* 2
2015 29 0 1 0 0 0 8 0 53* 4*
2016 6 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 26* 2*
Total 179 13 10 0 0 0 44 5 333* 34*
Country Brazil 366 39 10 0 91 12 595* 75*
Japan 77 6 8 4 13 0 11 5 109 15
Total 443 45 18 4 13 0 102 17 701* 90*

State League

Season Club League Apps Goals
2004 São Paulo Paulista 9 0
2005 16 4
2006 19 8
Total 44 12
2010 Corinthians Paulista 8 1
2011 7 1
2012 11 2
2013 15 4
2014 13 0
2015 11 3
2016 14 0
Total 79 11
Total 123 23

FIFA Club World Cup

Season Club League Apps Goals
2005 São Paulo FIFA Club World Cup 2 0
2012 Corinthians FIFA Club World Cup 2 0
Total 4 0

Honours[edit]

Team[edit]

Goiás
São Paulo
Kashima Antlers
Corinthians

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zidano feliz pelo bom momento no Sao Paulo" (in Portuguese). www.parana-online.com.br. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  2. ^ globoesporte.globo.com/ Opinião: Danilo é o maior da história do futebol sem jogar por sua seleção