Djair Baptista Machado
|Full name||Djair Baptista Machado|
|Date of birth||24 December 1976|
|Place of birth||Caxias do Sul, Brazil|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre-back, Defensive Midfielder|
|2002||RS Futebol Clube|
|2003||Hapoel Kfar Saba|
|2005||São Raimundo (AM)||19||(0)|
|2006||São Raimundo (AM)||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
His given name also misspelled as Dejair.
Born in Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Djair started his career at Grêmio. In 2000, he left for Juventude and played once in 2000 Copa do Brasil. He played a half season in Portugal for Belenenses in 2001, and left the club in mid of 2001–02 Primeira Liga. In 2003, he left for Israeli side Hapoel Kfar Saba from RS Futebol Clube.
In 2005, he left for São Raimundo (AM), signed a contract until the end of 2005 Campeonato Amazonense. He extended his contract until September in May, for 2005 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. He played 19 matches in Série B, only missed round 9 and round 19. After Série B had ended, he was signed by city rival Nacional (AM) for 2005 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C in September, which the team finished as the losing quarter-finalists.
In December 2005, he signed a 1-year deal with Ituano, the league rival (Série B) of São Raimundo. After the end of 2006 Campeonato Paulista, he returned to São Raimundo for 2006 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in May 2006. He made his debut on 20 May (round 6), however he was injured at that match and missed more than 3 months. He returned to starting line-up on 12 September (round 23) but since then failed to enter starting line-up. The team finished as the second from the bottom and relegated.
Porto Alegre & Sampaio Corrêa
In August, he left for Sampaio Corrêa, for 2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C second stage. The team finished as the third of Group 17 (there was 8 groups in 2nd stage, namely Group 17 to 24 with a total of 32 teams), failed to enter round of 16 (third stage).
Despite Eastern released Mior and several foreigner due to financial decision at the end of season, Djair was offered a new deal, along with Picoli. He played for the club at 2009 AFC Cup (finished as losing side in group stage) and was selected to Hong Kong League Selection for 2009 Lunar New Year Cup, which losing to united team of South China–Pegasus and Suwon Bluewings (after penalty shootout). Eastern finished as the 9th (out of 13 teams).
Djair returned to Brazil after Eastern withdrew from the top division in 2009 and applied to play in 2009–10 Third Division "A", the non-professional league.
In December 2009 he returned to Rio Grande do Sul. He signed a contract until the end of 2010 Campeonato Gaúcho with Internacional de Santa Maria. In June 2010 he signed a 1-year deal with Campeonato Gaúcho Segunda Divisão club Cerâmica. He finished as the runner-up at 2010 Copa FGF.
- Recopa Sul-Brasileira: 2010
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- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- "RELATÓRIO DE TRANSFERÊNCIAS INTERNACIONAIS EM 2003". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF) (in Portuguese). 10 December 2004. Archived from the original on 19 June 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
- 東方馬查度或正選鬥傑志 [Machado of Eastern may against Kitchee as starter]. Apple Daily (in Chinese). 12 September 2007. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
- 東方兩援將獲留隊 [Two foreigners of Eastern remained]. Apple Daily (in Chinese). 27 May 2008. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
- "Inter B larga em vantagem na final da Ênio Costamilan". SC Internacional (in Portuguese). 24 November 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
- "CAC FICA COM O VICE DA COPA RS 2010". Cerâmica AC (in Portuguese). 28 November 2010. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2010.