Giovanni Aparecido Adriano dos Santos

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Giovanni
Giovanni Santos.jpg
Personal information
Full name Giovanni Aparecido Adriano dos Santos
Date of birth (1987-02-05) February 5, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Bauru, Brazil
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Atlético Mineiro
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Marília
2009 Ponte Preta (loan) 12 (0)
2010 Grêmio Prudente (loan) 25 (0)
2011– Atlético Mineiro 34 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:10, 22 July 2015 (UTC).

Giovanni Aparecido Adriano dos Santos, known as Giovanni or Giovanni Santos (born 5 February 1987), is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Atlético Mineiro as a goalkeeper.

Career[edit]

Giovanni started in the youth ranks of Marília and became the first team's goalkeeper in 2008.[1][2] He was loaned to Ponte Preta in 2009, where he played in the Série B.[3] In the following year he was loaned again, this time to Grêmio Prudente in the Série A.[4]

In 2011 Giovanni was signed by Atlético Mineiro,[5] where he at first served as backup for Renan Ribeiro, but eventually made it into the first squad.[6] He was Atlético's first-choice goalkeeper in the 2012 Campeonato Mineiro, won by the club, but returned to the bench after the arrival of Victor later in the same year.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Correct as of 1 December 2014[8]
Club Season State League Brazilian Série A Copa do Brasil Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ponte Preta 2009 12 0 12 0
Total 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Grêmio Prudente 2010 1 0 25 0 2 0 28 0
Total 1 0 25 0 0 0 2 0 28 0
Atlético Mineiro 2011 1 0 10 0 1 0 12 0
2012 5 0 9 0 3 0 17 0
2013 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2014 2 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 8 0
Total 10 0 34 0 3 0 2 0 49 0
Career total 11 0 71 0 3 0 4 0 89 0

Honours[edit]

Atlético Mineiro

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lacerda, Bernardo (12 May 2011). "Reserva no Atlético-MG, Giovanni se transforma em goleiro 'bom de briga'". UOL Esporte (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Após semana quente, Marília visita o embalado Juventude". Globoesporte.com (in Portuguese). 29 May 2008. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Série C: Marília confirma empréstimo de jogador à Ponte Preta". Futebol Interior (in Portuguese). 16 June 2009. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Goleiro Giovanni fala em medo da 'síndrome do rebote'". ESPN Brasil (in Portuguese). 24 August 2010. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Atlético-MG anuncia Giovanni e contrata ex-cruzeirense". Terra (in Portuguese). 5 January 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Animado, Giovanni quer aproveitar chance no time titular do Atlético-MG". Globoesporte.com (in Portuguese). 10 April 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Sem oportunidade em 2015, goleiro Giovanni evidencia 'efeito família'". O Tempo (in Portuguese). 2 August 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  8. ^ Giovanni at Soccerway

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