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Betão with Dynamo Kyiv in 2011
Personal information
Full name Ebert William Amâncio
Date of birth (1983-11-11) 11 November 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Central defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2000 Corinthians
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2007 Corinthians 143 (4)
2008 Santos 5 (0)
2008–2013 Dynamo Kyiv 106 (0)
2013 Evian (loan) 16 (1)
2013 Ponte Preta 7 (0)
2015 Dynamo Kyiv 0 (0)
2015–2016 Evian 34 (0)
2016– Avaí 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 November 2016.

Ebert William Amâncio or simply Betão (born November 11, 1983 in São Paulo), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Avaí FC.

He plays as a central defender and can also play on the right side of the back four. Betão is known for his positioning, aerial ability, strength and coverage of the opposing players.


Amâncio began his career in Corinthians before signing a four-year contract with Sochaux for €1 million on 6 August 2007.[2] On 14 August 2007, Sochaux decided to sell him, which led to[3] Betão returning to Corinthians.

Betão's contract with Corinthians expired on December 31, 2007 and was offered a three-year renewal but declined. After 14 years playing for Corinthians and wearing the captain's armband during the 2007 season, Betão was released from Corinthians after being made the scapegoat of the team's relegation by the chairman at the time. On January 8, 2008, Betão trained with Santos and the following day, signed a three-year contract with the team.[4]

Betão made his debut for Santos on January 16, 2008 in the Campeonato Paulista, where they lost 0–2 against Portuguesa. He scored his first goal on February 24, 2008 in the 4–1 victory over Ituano for the Campeonato Paulista 2008.

On 14 January 2015 Betão announced his return to Dynamo Kyiv signing a contract until the end of the season. After only making appearances in the Ukrainian Super Cup, he ended up winning the cup and the Ukrainian Premier League that season. In June 2015, the president of Dynamo Ihor Surkis has confirmed that the club has not renewed Betao's contract and have ended their cooperation with him.

On 3 July 2015, Betao has signed a 3-year contract with one of his former clubs Evian.[5]



  • Tournament Rio – São Paulo: 2002
  • Brazilian Cup: 2002
  • São Paulo State League: 2003
  • Brazilian League: 2005

Dynamo Kyiv[edit]


  1. ^ "Player Profile". FC Dynamo Kiev. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Zagueiro Betão a caminho do Sochaux "Zagueiro Betão a caminho do Sochaux" Check |url= value (help). 2007-08-06. 
  3. ^ "Jornal francês diz que Sochaux desistiu de contratar Betão". 2007-08-13. 
  4. ^ "Peixe acerta com o zagueiro Betão". 2008-01-08. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  5. ^