Gilberto Macena

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Gilberto Macena
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Gilberto Macena (left) playing for Horsens
Personal information
Full name Gilberto Macedo da Macena
Date of birth (1984-04-01) April 1, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Cachoeirinha (Tocantins), Brazil
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Buriram United
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Comercial (SP)
2005–2006 Holbæk B&I 22 (16)
2006–2012 Horsens 178 (81)
2012–2013 Shandong Luneng Taishan 53 (13)
2014–2015 Hangzhou Greentown 26 (5)
2015– Buriram United 27 (17)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 November 2014.

† Appearances (goals)

Gilberto Macedo da Macena or Gilberto Macena (born April 1, 1984 in Cachoeirinha (Tocantins)) is a Brazilian football striker who plays for Thai Premier League club Buriram United.


Gilberto Macena arrived in Denmark in 2005, when he signed for the minor league club Holbæk B&I. After one successful season in Holbæk, he moved to the Danish Superliga team AC Horsens where he was the club top goalscorer on several occasions. After spending seven years in Denmark, Macena moved to Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng on February 16, 2012 for an undisclosed fee.[1]

On 11 January 2014, Macena transferred to Chinese Super League side Hangzhou Greentown.[2] In January 2015, he was played to Thai Premier League club Buriram United .


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