Hermenegildo da Costa Paulo Bartolomeu

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Geraldo
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Personal information
Full name Hermenegildo da Costa
Paulo Bartolomeu
Date of birth (1991-11-23) November 23, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Luanda, Angola
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Brasil
Youth career
2009 Norberto de Castro
2009 Rio Claro
2009 Andraus
2010 Coritiba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Coritiba 68 (5)
2012 Paraná Clube (loan) 18 (0)
2015– Red Bull Brasil 0 (0)
National team
2010– Angola 13 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 10, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 10, 2014

Hermenegildo da Costa Paulo Bartolomeu,[2] simply known as Geraldo (born November 23, 1991),[3] is an Angolan international football midfielder who is currently a free agent.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Luanda, he started his career in 2009, defending Angolan club Norberto de Castro,[1] moving in the same year to Brazilian club Rio Claro,[1] playing in the 2009 Copa São Paulo de Juniores.[4] He joined Andraus of Curitiba after leaving Rio Claro.[4]

Coritiba[edit]

In July 2009, after being observed by head coach René Simões in a friendly game between the reserve squads of Coritiba and Andraus, he was transferred to Coritiba youth team.[1][4] He joined Coritiba's main squad in 2010,[1] playing his first Série B game on May 8, 2010, at Estádio dos Aflitos, Recife, when his club was defeated 3-1 to Náutico and he came as a substitute for Renatinho.[5] He scored his first Série B goal for Coritiba on November 20, 2010, when he scored a goal against Icasa at Romeirão stadium,[6] thus helping his team win the 2010 edition of the league.[7] Geraldo played his first Série A game on May 22, 2011, when he came up as a substitute for Lucas Mendes in the game against Atlético Goianiense, at Estádio Couto Pereira, won 1-0 by the opponent team.[8]

Paraná[edit]

Geraldo was loaned to Coritiba's fellow Curitiba-based club Paraná on July 4, 2012.[9]

National team[edit]

The player's first game for the Angolan national team was played in Houston, United States, on May 13, 2010, in his country defeat against Mexico 1-0, when he came as a substitute for Minguito.[10] He played his second game for the Angolan national team on August 11, 2010, when his country was defeated 2-0 by Uruguay at Estádio do Restelo, Lisbon, Portugal.[11] Geraldo played his third game for Angola on September 4, 2010, when his country was defeated 3-0 by Uganda at Mandela National Stadium, Kampala, Uganda.[12] He played his fourth game for his country on March 26, 2011, when his country was defeated 2-1 by Kenya at Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi, Kenya.[13]

Geraldo played three 2013 Africa Cup of Nations games. The first one, against Morocco on January 19,[14] the second one against South Africa on January 23,[15] and the last one on January 27, against Cape Verde, when he came out as a substitute for Gilberto.[16]

Career statistics[edit]

As of September 10, 2014
Club Season League Cup Continental State League Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Paraná (loan) 2012 18 0 0 0 - - - - 18 0
Total 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
Coritiba 2010 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 18 2
2011 15 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 20 1
2012 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013 20 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 24 5
2014 12 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 15 2
Total 64 5 12 3 1 0 2 2 79 10
Career Total 82 5 12 3 1 0 2 2 97 10

National team[edit]

Angola national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 3 0
2011 1 0
2012 2 0
2013 6 0
2014 1 0
Total 13 0

Honors[edit]

Coritiba

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Coritiba Foot Ball Club". Guia 2010 Brasileirão Placar. 1342-A: 177. May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Geraldo" (in Portuguese). Coritiba. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Dados pessoais de Geraldo" (in Portuguese). ogol.com.br. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Talismã do Coritiba, angolano Geraldo quer título africano em 2012" (in Portuguese). Esportes iG. November 22, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Show do 'baixinho' na vitória do Náutico" (in Portuguese). Lance!. May 8, 2010. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Icasa fica no 2 a 2 com o coxa, que celebra o bi" (in Portuguese). Diário do Nordeste. November 21, 2010. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  7. ^ Joge Pessoa e Silva (November 21, 2010). "Angolano Geraldo deu título ao Coritiba" (in Portuguese). A Bola. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Coritiba sofre a primeira derrota em casa na temporada" (in Portuguese). eBand. May 22, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Paraná Clube confirma a chegada do meia Geraldo" (in Portuguese). paraná-online.com. July 5, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Gana México 1-0 a Angola con gol de Guardado" (in Spanish). La Crónica de Hoy. May 13, 2010. Retrieved May 15, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Cavani, Hernandez give Uruguay 2-0 win vs Angola". USA Today. August 11, 2010. Retrieved August 15, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Uganda 3-0 Angola". Soccerway. September 4, 2010. Retrieved October 23, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Kenya 2-1 Angola". Soccerway. March 26, 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Angola-Morocco 0-0". afcon2013online.com. January 19, 2013. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  15. ^ "South Africa-Angola 2-0". afcon2013online.com. January 23, 2013. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Cape Verde-Angola 2-1". afcon2013online.com. January 27, 2013. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 

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