Igor de Camargo

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Igor de Camargo
Igor de Camargo.jpg
De Camargo at practice with Mönchengladbach in 2011
Personal information
Full name Igor Albert Rinck de Diver Camargo[1]
Date of birth (1983-05-12) 12 May 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Porto Feliz, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
APOEL
Number 9
Youth career
1998–2000 Estrela Esporte Clube
2000–2001 Genk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Genk 26 (2)
2003–2004 Beringen-Heusden-Zolder (loan) 33 (10)
2005–2006 Brussels 28 (14)
2006–2010 Standard Liège 114 (32)
2010–2013 Borussia Mönchengladbach 58 (14)
2013 1899 Hoffenheim (loan) 8 (1)
2013–2015 Standard Liège 67 (16)
2015–2016 Genk 29 (6)
2016– APOEL 21 (9)
National team
2009–2012 Belgium 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 March 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 September 2012

Igor Albert Rinck de Diver Camargo (born 12 May 1983), known as Igor de Camargo, is a Brazilian-born naturalized Belgian footballer who plays for Cypriot club APOEL FC as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Standard Liège[edit]

De Camargo was a key player for Standard Liège and began playing in Belgium when he was just 17. In January 2009 he signed a new contract until June 2013. In the 2009–10 season, he played in all but one league game for Standard Liège and scored seven goals. He can also play as a second striker.

Borussia Mönchengladbach[edit]

On 22 April 2010, he announced that he would transfer to German club Borussia Mönchengladbach at the end of the season.[2]

Back to Standard Liège[edit]

On 8 July 2013, De Camargo signed a three-year contract at his former club Standard Liège.

KRC Genk[edit]

On 23 June 2015, KRC Genk signed De Camargo from Standard Liège, with he returning to his first professional club on a 24-month deal.[3]

APOEL[edit]

On 15 July 2016, De Camargo signed a two-year contract with reigning Cypriot champions APOEL FC.[4] He made his official debut on 27 July 2016, coming on as a 77th minute substitute in his team's 2–1 away defeat against Rosenborg BK for the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League.[5] He scored his first goal for APOEL on 10 September 2016, netting the third goal in his team's 4–0 away victory against Nea Salamina for the Cypriot First Division.[6] Five days later, De Camargo scored the winner in APOEL's 2–1 home victory over FC Astana for the group stage of the UEFA Europa League.[7]

International career[edit]

After De Camargo received Belgian nationality, he was called up to the Belgium national team and made his debut against Slovenia in February 2009. He appeared in nine matches during his international career with Belgium, but without managing to score.

Honours[edit]

Genk
Standard Liège

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England 1 Belgium 0 [1–0]". England Football Online. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Perfekt: de Camargo kommt!" (in German). kicker.de. 22 April 2010. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Igor DE CAMARGO au Racing Genk" (in French). standard.be. 23 June 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Σύναψη συμφωνίας με Igor De Camargo" [Agreement with Igor De Camargo] (in Greek). APOEL FC. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Rosenborg 2–1 APOEL". UEFA.com. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  6. ^ Νέα Σαλαμίνα 0-4 ΑΠΟΕΛ [Nea Salamina 0-4 APOEL FC] (in Greek). apoelfc.com.cy. 10 September 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "APOEL 2–1 Astana". UEFA.com. 15 September 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 

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