Gabriel de Paulo Limeira

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Personal information
Full name Gabriel de Paulo Limeira
Date of birth (1983-08-20) August 20, 1983 (age 32)
Place of birth Mauá, Brazil
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 AD São Caetano
2003–2006 EC Santo André
2005 EC Bahia (loan)
2006 Fortaleza (loan)
2006–2009 Malmö FF 76 (1)
2010 Manisaspor 7 (0)
2011 Botafogo (SP) 0 (0)
2011 Sport Recife 25 (2)
2012 Atlético Goianiense 9 (0)
2013 Fortaleza 0 (0)
2014 Botafogo (SP) 0 (0)
2014– CRB 30 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:36, 15 July 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (goals)

Gabriel de Paulo Limeira, or simply Gabriel, (born 20 August 1983 in Mauá) is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Clube de Regatas Brasil. Gabriel normally plays as a central defender, but is also apt to play left defender or as a defensive midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Gabriel previously played for Malmö FF in Allsvenskan and Associação Desportiva São Caetano and Fortaleza Esporte Clube in the Campeonato Brasileiro.[1]

He played for Turkish club Manisaspor for which he signed in 2009. Towards the end of semester, he went back to his country Brazil.

For 2011 new season, he signed the contract with the club Botafogo and joined Sport Recife on a free transfer on 17 May 2011.[2]

In 2012 January, Gabriel moved from Sport to Atlético Goianiense.


  1. ^ "Gabriel (Gabriel de Paula Limeira)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Retrieved 2009-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Gabriel feliz por chegar ao Sport" (in Portuguese). Sport Club do Recife. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 

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