Gilson Jesus da Silva

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Full name Gilson Jesus da Silva
Date of birth (1973-06-12) 12 June 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Pobeda Prilep 154 (26)
2005–2007 Kastoria 63 (2)
2007 Pobeda Prilep
2008 Besëlidhja Lezhë 15 (5)
National team
2006 Macedonia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gilson Jesus da Silva, known as Gilson (Macedonian: Жилсон, Žilson, born 12 June 1973 in Brazil) is a naturalised Macedonian international football player, retired in 2008.

He played for many seasons with FK Pobeda in the Macedonian First League. He also had spells with Kastoria F.C. in Greek Beta Ethniki and KS Besëlidhja Lezhë in Albanian Superliga.

He played one match for the Macedonian national team, coming on as a substitute in a 1-0 victory over Turkey in a friendly match played on 4 June 2006.



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