Filipe Gomes

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Filipe
Entella-Perugia Supercoppa - Filipe.jpg
Filipe with Perugia in 2014
Personal information
Full name Filipe Gomes Ribeiro[1]
Date of birth (1987-05-28) 28 May 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FK Partizani Tirana
Number 6
Youth career
0000–2005 Vasco da Gama
2005–2008 Fiorentina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Roma 4 (0)
2009–2013 Siena 0 (0)
2010–2011 Como (loan) 25 (2)
2011–2013 Varese (loan) 44 (1)
2013– Perugia 29 (2)
2014–2015 Lecce (loan) 21 (0)
2016– FK Partizani Tirana (loan)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 July 2015.

Filipe Gomes Ribeiro (born 25 May 1987 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Albanian club Partizani.

Career[edit]

Filipe started his football career playing with Vasco da Gama. In 2005, he was noted by Fiorentina director of football Pantaleo Corvino, and joined the Primavera squad.[2] However, three consecutive knee injuries in two years did not allow him to ever become part of the first team, and he left Fiorentina by mutual consent in 2008.[3] After his third knee injury, Filipe moved to Rome to start his rehabilitation, where he was allowed to use the AS Roma training facilities for such purposes, where Francesco Totti and Alessio Cerci were recovering from similar injuries.[3] He was later noted by the AS Roma coaches and, after a trial period, he was offered a one-year contract with the giallorossi. On February 21, 2009 he finally made his Serie A debut, entering in the final minutes of a league match against Siena. On March 21, due to an injury crisis which saw the Capital club missing 10 first team players, Filipe made his first start for the first team in a 1–4 home defeat to Juventus.

On July 2009, after his contract with AS Roma was not extended, Filipe agreed a permanent deal with Serie A club Siena.[4] Filipe wore no.23 shirt in 2010–11 pre-season,[5] which later given to Franco Brienza.[6]

He spent the 2010–11 season on loan to Lega Pro Prima Divisione club Como, playing 26 games and scoring twice.[7] On July 2011 he was loaned out again, this time to Serie B club Varese.[7]

In January 2016, Felipe agreed to a 6-month loan to play with the Albanian team of FK Partizani Tirana till the end of the season.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "FILIPE GOMES RIBEIRO" (in Italian). AS Roma. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 
  2. ^ "RELATÓRIO DE TRANSFERÊNCIAS INTERNACIONAIS EM 2005" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2007-11-20. 
  3. ^ a b "Dall'infermeria al debutto in A: si realizza il sogno di Filipe, meteora viola" (in Italian). Fiorentina News. 2009-03-21. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 
  4. ^ "UFFICIALE: Siena, ingaggiati Ghomsi e Filipe" (in Italian). TuttoMercatoWeb. 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  5. ^ "La squadra ha scelto i numeri di maglia" (in Italian). AC Siena. 17 July 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Brienza e Valdez presentati allo stadio" (in Italian). AC Siena. 2 September 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "UFFICIALE: l'ex Como Filipe Gomes in prestito al Varese" [OFFICIAL: former Como player Filipe Gomes on loan to Varese] (in Italian). TuttoMercatoWeb. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011.