Fábio César Montezine

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Fábio César
Leonardo Pisculichi, Fábio César Montezine 2011.jpg
Leonardo Pisculichi and Fábio César Montezine in 2011
Personal information
Full name Fábio César Montezine
Date of birth (1979-02-24) 24 February 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Londrina, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1999–2000 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Santa Cruz 7 (1)
2001 Viktoria Plzeň 3 (1)
2001 Udinese 0 (0)
2001–2004 Napoli 77 (7)
2004–2005 Avellino 9 (1)
2005–2006 Al-Arabi 31 (7)
2006–2010 Umm Salal 76 (21)
2010–2013 Al Rayyan 61 (9)
2013–2016 Umm Salal 0 (0)
2016 Al Rayyan
National team
2008– Qatar 28 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 06/06/2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 December 2010

Fábio César Montezine (Arabic: فابيو سيزار مونتيزين‎; born 24 February 1979 in Londrina, Brazil) is a naturalized Qatari football player who is currently playing for Umm Salal in the Qatari league and for the Qatar national football team. As a junior, he played for the big Brazilian club São Paulo. He played a major part of his career in Italy, where he spent three years for Napoli. In 2005, he moved to Qatar to play for Al-Arabi. Fabio then became the playmaker of Umm Salal, with whom he reached the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League in 2009. Fabio later went on to play for Al-Rayyan for four seasons, during which he led his team to win the Emir Cup three times and the Heir Apparent Cup once.[citation needed]

International career[edit]

He became eligible to play for Qatar in 2008 and is a regular starter of the national team.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 March 2008 Doha, Qatar  Iraq 2-0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification
2. 26 March 2008 Doha, Qatar  Iraq 2-0 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification
3. 24 August 2008 Doha, Qatar  North Korea 2-1 Won Friendly
4. 14 November 2008 Doha, Qatar  South Korea 1-1 Draw Friendly
5. 13 November 2009 Rouen, France  Paraguay 2-0 Won Friendly
6. 13 November 2009 Rouen, France  Paraguay 2-0 Won Friendly
7. 3 March 2010 Maribor, Slovenia  Slovenia 1-4 Lost Friendly
8. 7 September 2010 Doha, Qatar  Oman 1-1 Draw Friendly
9. 22 December 2010 Doha, Qatar  Estonia 2-0 Won Friendly
10. 16 January 2011 Doha, Qatar  Kuwait 3-0 Won 2011 AFC Asian Cup
11. 21 January 2011 Doha, Qatar  Japan 3-2 Lost 2011 AFC Asian Cup

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