Gerson dos Santos

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Gerson dos Santos
Personal information
Full name Gerson Pereira dos Santos Filho
Date of birth (1982-06-15) June 15, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2006–2008 VCU Rams
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Richmond Kickers Future 1 (0)
2009–2012 Richmond Kickers 58 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 1, 2012.

Gerson dos Santos (born June 15, 1982 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian footballer who played for Richmond Kickers in the USL Professional Division.


College and Amateur[edit]

Dos Santos played for several youth clubs in his native Brazil, including C.A. Juventus and Foz Cataratas E.C., before moving to the United States in 2005 to attend and play college soccer at Virginia Commonwealth University. He made 45 appearances with the VCU Rams over three seasons, scoring 10 goals and 9 assists, earning All-CAA First Team honors in his sophomore season, and being named co-Player of the Year in his serior year.

Dos Santos also spent the 2007 season with Richmond Kickers Future in the USL Premier Development League.[1]


Dos Santos graduated from college one year early and turned professional in 2009 when he signed with the Richmond Kickers in the USL Second Division.[2] He made his professional debut on April 18, 2009 in Richmond's 2-2 opening day tie with the Harrisburg City Islanders,[3] and helped the Kickers to the 2009 USL Second Division championship.


Richmond Kickers[edit]


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