Felipe Jorge Loureiro

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Full name Felipe Jorge Loureiro
Date of birth (1977-09-02) September 2, 1977 (age 38)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left wide midfielder
Left back
Central midfielder
Attacking midfielder
Right winger
Youth career
1989–1997 Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2002 Vasco da Gama 268 (22)
2001 Palmeiras (loan) 0 (0)
2001 Atlético Mineiro (loan) 7 (0)
2002 Galatasaray 14 (2)
2003–2004 Flamengo 43 (4)
2005 Fluminense 8 (0)
2005–2010 Al Sadd 107 (45)
2010–2012 Vasco da Gama 61 (7)
2013 Fluminense
National team
1999 Brazil U-23 1 (0)
1998–2004 Brazil 7 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 2, 2012.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 14, 2012

Felipe Jorge Loureiro (born 2 September 1977), known as Felipe, is a Brazilian retired footballer who plays primarily as a left wide midfielder. A left-footed midfielder, Felipe is known for his playmaking style, that nicknamed him as Maestro, with his excellent ball control, dribbling skills and vision for offensive plays and passes.

Felipe arrives in Vasco da Gama as a futsal player in 1984 at 6 years old. There, he met Pedrinho, who would be his profession colleague and also personal friend. Times later, in 1990 at 12 years old, came up through the ranks of Vasco da Gama as a youth player. In 1996, received his first chance between the professionals, playing as a left back. Until 1999, Felipe stood in Vasco da Gama, getting chances in the Brazilian national team and consecrating himself as one of the greatest idols of the club. After an unsuccessful negotiation to Roma and injuries in 2000, Felipe in 2001, already playing since 1999 as a central midfielder, was loaned to Palmeiras, returning to play as a left back, and, posteriorly, to Atlético Mineiro. In 2002, returns to Vasco da Gama for a short time, playing as an attacking midfielder, before a negotiated and goes to a mid-season spend in Galatasaray. In 2003, Felipe returns to Brazil, playing two seasons as a right winger for Flamengo. In 2005, after polemics, made a quickly move to Fluminense after goes to Al Sadd, spending five seasons in Middle East. In 2010, Felipe returns to Vasco da Gama, 14 years after his professional debut in the club.

National team[edit]

He has seven caps with the Brazilian national team, the first one on 23 September 1998. He won the Copa América in 2004.



Vasco da Gama
Al Sadd




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