|Full name||Graciano Brito|
|Date of birth||June 2, 1985|
|Place of birth||São Nicolau, Cape Verde|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Connecticut FC Azul|
|2010||Operário dos Açores|
|2011||F.C. New York||12||(4)|
|2013–||Connecticut FC Azul||3||(2)|
|2009||Quinnipiac Bobcats (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 30, 2013.
Youth and college
Brito came from his native Cape Verde to the United States in 2004, settling with relatives in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and played college soccer at Quinnipiac University. As a junior in 2007 he was named to the NSCAA/adidas All-America Second Team, was featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces In The Crowd" section, was selected to the NSCAA/adidas North Atlantic Region First Team, and was named Northeast Conference Player of the Year, the first Quinnipiac men's soccer player to earn the award since 2001. As a senior in 2008 he was named the NEC Player of the Year for the second consecutive season, was Quinnipiac’s Male Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row, and was named to the All-NEC First Team, was an NCSAA/adidas All-American for the third consecutive year, and was a College Soccer News All-American. He finished his four-year career with Quinnipiac as the program’s Division I career leader in goals (40) and points (92).
Brito was an assistant coach at Quinnipiac in 2009, attended the 2009 MLS Combine, and briefly played professionally for Operário dos Açores in the Portuguese Second Division 2010, before becoming the first player to sign with the expansion FC New York of the new USL Professional League when he signed in February 2011. He scored the only goal of FCNY's first ever league victory, 1-0 over the Charleston Battery on May 13.
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