Gerson (footballer, born 1992)

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Gerson, Rapid Wien, 2012.jpg
Gerson during his spell at Rapid Wien
Personal information
Full name Gerson Guimarães Ferreira Júnior
Date of birth (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder / Central defender
Club information
Current team
Górnik Łęczna
(on loan from Lechia Gdańsk)
Number 4
Youth career
2010–2011 Botafogo
2011 PSV Eindhoven II (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Atlético Madrid B 2 (0)
2012–2015 Kapfenberg 15 (0)
2012–2013 Rapid Wien (loan) 26 (0)
2013–2014 Ferencváros (loan) 11 (0)
2014–2015 Petrolul Ploiești (loan) 12 (0)
2015– Lechia Gdańsk 30 (2)
2016– Górnik Łęczna (loan) 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 April 2017.

Gerson Guimarães Ferreira Júnior (born 7 January 1992), commonly known as Gerson, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or central defender for Górnik Łęczna on loan from Lechia Gdańsk.


He started his professional career with Botafogo in 2010. In January 2011, he joined the youth team of Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven on loan. After a six-month stint with PSV youth, he signed a loan deal with Segunda División B side Atlético Madrid B in July. Gerson joined Austrian side Kapfenberg in 2012, being loaned first to Rapid Wien and then to Ferencváros. In January 2014, he was transferred to Petrolul Ploiești.[1]


  1. ^ "Gerson joined Petrolul Ploiești". FC Petrolul Ploiești (in Romanian). 26 January 2014. 

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