Deidson Araújo Maia

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Personal information
Full name Deidson Araújo Maia
Date of birth (1983-05-21) 21 May 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Montes Claros, MG, Brazil
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
XV de Piracicaba
Number 1
Youth career
1998–2005 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Mogi Mirim 0 (0)
2007–2009 Corinthians Alagoano 0 (0)
2007 CRB (loan) 9 (0)
2008 CSA (loan) 1 (0)
2009 Gama (loan) 0 (0)
2009 Gama 0 (0)
2009 Ceilandense (loan) 0 (0)
2010 Cascavel 0 (0)
2010 Marcílio Dias 4 (0)
2011 Cascavel 0 (0)
2011–2012 Mirassol 13 (0)
2013 Rio Preto 19 (0)
2014 Catanduvense 19 (0)
2015–2016 Grêmio Novorizontino 24 (0)
2017– XV de Piracicaba 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Deidson Araújo Maia, better known as Veloso (Montes Claros, 21 May 1983), is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. Currently plays for XV de Piracicaba.


Born in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais state, Veloso started his career in São Paulo.

In April 2005, he signed a 4-month contract with Mogi Mirim for 2005 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C.[1] He worked as backup keeper for Márcio Kessler.

In April 2006 he signed a 1-year extension. He also signed a 5-month deal in December 2005 and a 5-month deal in July 2005.


After played for Corinthians Alagoano at 2007 Campeonato Alagoano,[2] in April 2007, he extended his contract with club until the end of year 2008. He was immediately loaned to city rival CRB for 2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. He was understudy of Ricardo Vilar in the first 3 Série B matches and Vilar was dropped in round 4. Since round 4 Veloso became the first choice ahead of Jeferson. In round 13, Veloso lost his starting place and Jeferson became the first choice. CRB signed Paulo Musse in August 2007 and soon became the first choice, made Veloso dropped to the third keeper.

In January 2008, Veloso returned to Corinthians Alagoano for 2008 Campeonato Alagoano and 2008 Copa do Brasil. In June 2008, he was loaned to another city rival, CSA for 2008 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, as understudy of Gilberto. He played his only match in round 4 (20 July 2008) and CSA failed to enter the second stage.

In January 2009, he signed a new 5-month contract with Corinthians Alagoano.[3] He finished as losing finalists of the first half of 2009 Campeonato Alagoano.[4][5]

Distrito Federal[edit]

In May 2009, he signed a new 1-year contract with club and loaned to Gama for 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, as understudy of Alencar along with Robson.

In August 2009, Gama bought him outright but left for another Distrito Federal team Ceilandense for the state league second division.[6]

Cascavel, Marcílio Dias and Mirassol[edit]

In January 2010, he was signed by Cascavel until the end of 2010 Campeonato Paranaense. In July 2010 he left for Marcílio Dias for 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D.[7] He was the understudy of Márcio Kessler in the first 2 matches, but as first choice in the rest of the matches, with youth products Alemão and then Edmar on the bench. The Santa Catarina side failed to qualify for the second stage.

In January 2011 he returned to the city of Cascavel in 5 months contract. In July, he signed a 1-year deal with Mirassol, replacing departed Fernando. He played all possible game for Mirassol in 2011 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D. The team finished as the losing quarter-finalists. However on 4 January 2012 Fernando returned to Mirassol and Veloso became the backup.



  1. ^ "BID ACUMULATIVO SÉRIE C /2005". CBF (in Portuguese). 8 November 2005. Archived from the original on 4 November 2007. Retrieved 26 August 2010. 
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  3. ^ "Veloso é confirmado no Corinthians/AL". Alagoas 24 Horas (in Portuguese). 16 October 2008. Retrieved 27 August 2010. 
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  5. ^ "Corinthians/AL vence ASA e reverte a vantagem". Futebol Alagoano (in Portuguese). 8 March 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2010. 
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  7. ^ "Marinheiro contrata goleiro". Official Blog of Clube Náutico Marcílio Dias (in Portuguese). 14 July 2010. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2010. 

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