Éverton Ribeiro playing for Flamengo in 2018
|Full name||Éverton Augusto de Barros Ribeiro|
|Date of birth||10 April 1989|
|Place of birth||Santa Isabel, Brazil|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder / Winger|
|Santa Isabel FC|
|2008–2010||→ São Caetano (loan)||71||(6)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 December 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 June 2015
Formed at Corinthians, after a loan at São Caetano he was sold to Coritiba in 2011, winning the Campeonato Paranaense in both of his seasons. He also won Série A twice at Cruzeiro, being voted the best player of each season. He joined Al-Ahli Dubai for €15 million in 2014, winning several items of silverware in the United Arab Emirates before returning to Brazil with Flamengo in 2017.
A full international since 2014, Ribeiro represented Brazil at the 2015 Copa América.
Born in Arujá, São Paulo, Ribeiro joined Corinthians' youth setup in 2001, aged ten, as a left back. Promoted to the main squad in 2007 by manager Paulo César Carpegiani, he only appeared in four matches during that year, being relegated with the side.
Ribeiro returned to Timão in January 2011, but was sold to Coritiba for a R$1.5 million fee on 21 February. He made eight appearances as the team won the year's Campeonato Paranaense, scoring in the third minute on 17 April to open a 4–1 win at Roma Esporte Apucarana.
The following season, Ribeiro scored five times in 15 games as the team defended their title. On 6 May 2012, in the first leg of the final away to rivals Clube Atlético Paranaense, he opened a 2–2 draw. A week later, he struck the decisive effort as his team won in a penalty shootout at the Estadio Major Antonio do Couto Pereira.
Ribeiro finished the 2012 campaign for Coxa as the club's topscorer in Série A along with teammate Deivid, with eight goals. On 26 August 2012, Ribeiro was sent off in a 3–1 loss at Figueirense for a foul on Fernandes.
Ribeiro was a key attacking unit for Raposa during his two-year spell, along with Ricardo Goulart. He was also elected Série A's best player of the year twice in a row, as his side was crowned champions twice.
After being linked to Manchester United, Milan, Monaco,and Real Madrid during the 2015 winter transfer window, Ribeiro moved to Al-Ahli Dubai on 2 February 2015 for a reported €15 million transfer fee.
Two days later, he made his debut in the seasons's UAE Arabian Gulf League, opening a 2–0 home win over Al-Sharjah from Luis Jiménez's assist, a minute after replacing Habib Fardan. He won his first silverware with the club on 27 March, coming on as a substitute at the end of the Super Cup 1–0 win over Al Ain at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. He finished the campaign with 3 goals in 12 league games. In the year's AFC Champions League, he struck 4 goals in 14 matches, including one in the semi-final second leg 4–3 aggregate victory over Al-Hilal; the team lost the continental final by one goal to Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao.
On 19 August 2015, in the first game of the new national season, Ribeiro scored twice – including a penalty kick – in an 8–1 home win over Al-Fujairah, and assisted compatriot Lima for two more. His team won the league, and Ribeiro told the media that the victory justified his surprise transfer to the team.
On 5 June 2017, an associate of Ribeiro said that he had rescinded his contract with Al Ahli in order to return to Brazilian football. Later that day he signed with Flamengo, who paid €6 million for 100% of his economic rights, under a contract that runs until 2021.
After representing Brazil in the under-20 level, Ribeiro was called up to the main for two matches against Colombia and Ecuador by new manager Dunga on 19 August 2014. He made his debut against the former on 5 September, coming on as a substitute for Willian in a 1–0 win at Sun Life Stadium, Miami.
On 5 May 2015, Ribeiro was called up for the year's Copa América, held in Chile. In the quarter-final against Paraguay, he replaced goalscorer Robinho for the final three minutes of a 1–1 draw, and then missed in the penalty shootout which eliminated Brazil.
|São Caetano||2008||Série B||12||0||—||—||—||12||0|
- Including State Leagues.
- As of 8 June 2015
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Best Player: 2013, 2014
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year: 2013, 2014
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A top assist provider: 2013, 2014
- Bola de Ouro: 2013
- Bola de Prata: 2013
- "Éverton Ribeiro". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
- "Após início apagado como lateral, Everton Ribeiro quer se firmar no Cruzeiro na vaga de Montillo" [After a poor start as full back, Everton Ribeiro wants to assure at Cruzeiro in Montillo's place] (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. 22 January 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Como Everton Ribeiro foi de reserva no Corinthians a bicampeão brasileiro" [How Everton Ribeiro went from a reserve at Corinthians to two-time Brazilian champion] (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Falta de espaço faz Timão emprestar Éverton Ribeiro ao São Caetano" [Loss of space makes Timão loans Everton Ribeiro to São Caetano] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 21 July 2008. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Éverton Ribeiro comemora diferenças entre 2007 e atual momento" [Éverton Ribeiro celebrates differences between 2007 and current moment] (in Portuguese). Lance!. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Éverton Ribeiro é liberado e acerta com o Coritiba" [Éverton Ribeiro is released and signs with Coritiba] (in Portuguese). Lance!. 21 February 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
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- Ribeiro, Adriano (13 May 2012). "Nos pênaltis, Coritiba é tricampeão paranaense" [On penalties, Coritiba is the three-times champion of the Paranaense] (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
- "Aloísio dá show, marca três vezes e Figueirense vence Coritiba" [Aloísio puts on a show, scores three times and Figueirense defeat Coritiba] (in Portuguese). Placar. 26 August 2012. Archived from the original on 17 March 2016. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
- "Cruzeiro e Coritiba se entendem por Éverton Ribeiro, que está em BH" [Cruzeiro and Coritiba reach agreement for Éverton Ribeiro, who is in BH] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 8 January 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Cruzeiro confirma acerto com Everton Ribeiro; contrato é de quatro anos" [Cruzeiro confirms deal with Everton Ribeiro; contract is of four years] (in Portuguese). Cruzeiro's official website. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Everton Ribeiro recebe Bola de Ouro e outros cinco cruzeirenses são premiados" [Everton Ribeiro receives Bola de Ouro and another five cruzeirenses are awarded] (in Portuguese). Superesportes. 9 December 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Everton Ribeiro é eleito o melhor do Brasileirão; veja a seleção de 2014" [Everton Ribeiro is elected the best of Brasileirão; see 2014's selection] (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. 1 December 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Al-Ahli's Everton Ribeiro: Man United, AC Milan made offers for me". ESPN FC. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Al Ahli complete Everton Ribeiro coup as Brazil playmaker signs from Cruzeiro". Sport 360º. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- Rizvi, Ahmed (4 February 2015). "Everton Ribeiro enjoys perfect debut to lead Al Ahli past Sharjah". The National. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
- McAuley, John (21 October 2015). "Kwon Kyung-won's late winner lifts Al Ahli past Al Hilal and into Asian Champions League final". The National. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
- Rizvi, Ahmed (19 August 2015). "Al Ahli hit Fujairah for eight goals to open Arabian Gulf League season in style". The National. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
- McAuley, John (17 April 2016). "Everton Ribeiro justifies move to champions-elect Al Ahli: 'When I came, I wanted to win titles'". The National. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
- Advogado diz que Everton Ribeiro acertou rescisão e está indo 'jogar no futebol brasileiro'
- Flamengo investe R$ 22 milhões e confirma Everton Ribeiro até 2021
- Flamengo fecha com Éverton Ribeiro em São Paulo e anuncia reforço nas próximas horas
- "Dunga Announces First Brazil Squad Since Taking Over as Manager". Bleacher Report. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Brazil 1–0 Colombia: Neymar scores winner in first game as captain as new Man United striker Radamel Falcao makes brief cameo". Daily Mail. 6 September 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Dunga chama Robinho, e lesão tira Oscar da Copa América" [Dunga calls up Robinho, and injury takes Oscar out of Copa América]. Globo Esporte (in Portuguese). 5 May 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Brazil 1–1 Paraguay". BBC Sport. 28 June 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
- Éverton Ribeiro at Soccerway. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
- "Éverton Ribeiro". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
- "Seleção do Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 2013" [Best eleven of 2013 Brazilian League] (in Portuguese). CBF. 9 December 2013. Archived from the original on 18 December 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
- "Éverton Ribeiro leva o bi no Craque do Brasileirão; veja lista de premiados" (in Portuguese). sportv.com. 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
- Éverton Ribeiro at Soccerway