Edson Cruz

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Edson Cruz
Personal information
Full name Edson Jorge Lopes Cruz
Date of birth (1988-02-04) 4 February 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Cape Verde
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Aris Limassol
Number 8
Youth career
2006–2007 FC Porto
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 FC Porto 0 (0)
2007–2008 Infesta (loan) 21 (0)
2008–2009 Olhanense (loan) 8 (0)
2009–2010 Gondomar 24 (1)
2010–2011 Fátima 9 (0)
2011–2012 Inter Luanda
2012–2013 Trofense 13 (0)
2013–2014 Aris Limassol
National team
2008– Cape Verde 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edson "Karr" Cruz (born 4 February 1988) is a Cape Verdean international football midfielder who played for Cypriot side Aris Limassol.


Edson Cruz played in the youth teams of F.C. Porto until 2007, when initiated his senior career by being loaned to F.C. Infesta in the Portuguese Second Division during the 2007-08season. Next year he was loaned to a more ambitious S.C. Olhanense that finished their campaign that season as champions of 2008–09 Liga de Honra and thus promoted to the Primeira Liga.

However, expired the loan deal, Edson Cruz returned to F.C. Porto which sold him to Gondomar S.C.[1] where he played the 2009-10 season in the Second Division, however in summer 2010 he was back to the Liga de Honra by signing with newly promoted C.D. Fátima.

In summer 2011 he moved to G.D. Interclube, commonly known as Inter Luanda, playing in the Girabola, Angolan top tier.[2]

In December 2011 he came for a trial at Serbian SuperLiga side FK Radnički 1923.

National team[edit]

He has been part of the Cape Verde national football team since 2008,[3] when he became part of the team in the qualification matches for the 2010 African Nations Cup.


  1. ^ Edson Cruz at Zerozero
  2. ^ Futebol: Cabo-verdianos brilham no Girabola at noticias.sapo.ao, 7-12-2011 (in Portuguese)
  3. ^ Edson Karr Cruz at National-Football-Teams.com

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