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|Full name||Francisco Govinho Lima|
|Date of birth||17 April 1971|
|Place of birth||Manaus, Brazil|
|Playing position||Defensive Midfielder|
|1993||→ Sul América (loan)|
|1995||→ União São João (loan)|
|1996||→ Nacional (AM) loan)|
|2006||→ Qatar SC (loan)||7||(0)|
|2006||FC Dynamo Moscow||7||(0)|
|2008–2009||San Jose Earthquakes||14||(0)|
|2010||Rio Negro (AM)|
|2011||São Raimundo (AM)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He played for São Paulo Futebol Clube in 1996, and played for Gaziantepspor in 1996/1998. He then played for FC Zürich between 1998 and 2000, and joined Serie A team Lecce during 1999/2000. One year later, he transferred to Bologna, and impressed AS Roma enough to win a move to them in 2001. Roma paid Bologna 13 billion Italian lire. He signed a 3-year contract and earned an average of 3.7 billion lire annually before tax.
He stayed in the capital for three seasons. At the age of 33, he went northward to Lokomotiv Moscow. In January 2006, he was loaned to Qatar SC, until the summer. He signed for FC Dynamo Moscow in a free transfer during the second half of the Russian season.
In January 2010, Lima returned to Brazil for Nacional (AM). In the same year he played for Rio Negro (AM), another club based on his hometown. He last played for São Raimundo (AM), another Manaus based club before retiring at the age of 40. He worked as director of football at Nacional (AM) before coming out of retirement and signing for Fast Clube to play the 2016 Copa Verde as a centre back with 2006 FIFA Club World Cup winner Ediglê.
- Ferroviário (CE)
- Campeonato Cearense (1): 1994
- Placar Magazine aug. 1995, p. 43, at Google Books
- "Francisco Lima è della Roma". AS Roma (in Italian). 22 June 2001. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002. Retrieved 1 April 2010.