Filipe Francisco dos Santos

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Personal information
Full name Filipe Francisco dos Santos
Date of birth (1987-07-24) 24 July 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Velo Clube 23 (11)
2009 Příbram 10 (4)
2010 Petržalka 7 (1)
2010 Velo Clube
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Cafu real name Filipe Francisco dos Santos (born 24 July 1987) is a Brazilian footballer


Born in São Paulo, Cafu started his career with Campeonato Paulista Segunda Divisão side Velo Clube (São Paulo state 4th level, based in Rio Claro). He scored once in 12 league appearances in 2008 season and 10 goals in 11 appearances in 2007 season, all goals were scored in the first stage of the league .

In January 2009, he joined Czech club Příbram from São Paulo side Velo Clube.[1][2] He played 10 league matches for the first team and also played for the B team. In January 2010, he left for Slovak side Petržalka.[3] He scored a goal on 18 April.[4]

In July 2010 he returned to Velo Clube.


  1. ^ "TRANSFERÊNCIAS PARA O EXTERIOR". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF) (in Portuguese). ca. January 2010. Archived from the original on 16 March 2010. Retrieved 5 October 2010.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Dos Santos? Ne! Cafú!". 1. FK Příbram (in Czech). 25 April 2009. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "MFK PETRŽALKA: Burák skončil, príde Cafu?". Denník Šport (in Slovak). 8 January 2010. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Slovan – Petržalka 1:1 (1:0)". Denník Šport (in Slovak). 19 April 2010. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 

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