Igor de Souza

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Full name Igor de Souza Fonseca
Date of birth (1980-02-19) 19 February 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Maceió, Brazil
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1989–1991 Marialvas
1993–1995 Gondim
1995–1999 Maia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Maia 62 (29)
1999–2000 Pedrouços (loan) 3 (1)
2003–2007 Braga 22 (4)
2004–2005 Vitória Setúbal (loan) 28 (6)
2005 Estrela Amadora (loan) 3 (0)
2005–2007 Pontevedra (loan) 50 (19)
2007–2011 Pontevedra 96 (32)
2008 Ipatinga (loan) 2 (0)
2009 Girona (loan) 15 (3)
2009 Levante (loan) 11 (3)
2011 Tenerife (loan) 7 (0)
2011–2013 Salamanca 57 (23)
2013–2016 Panthrakikos 77 (24)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 April 2016.

Igor de Souza Fonseca (born 19 February 1980), known simply as Igor, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward.

Football career[edit]

Born in Maceió, Alagoas, Igor made his professional debuts in Portugal, with lowly F.C. Maia of the second division. Subsequently he played two full seasons in the Primeira Liga, with S.C. Braga and Vitória de Setúbal, contributing with four league goals at the former as it finished fifth and qualified for the UEFA Cup.

Merely a few weeks into the 2005–06 Portuguese League campaign, Braga relocated Igor's loan from fellow league team C.F. Estrela da Amadora to Spain's Pontevedra CF, a side in the third level. The Galicians, in turn, after the move was made permanent in the 2007 summer, loaned the player several times during his contract, and he managed 26 matches and six goals in division two with Girona FC[1] and Levante UD combined, before returning to Pontevedra in January 2010 (also had a brief loan spell back in Brazil).

Igor suffered two relegations in 2010–11, one with Pontevedra and the other with CD Tenerife, joining the latter – in the second tier – in January 2011, on loan. In July 2011 he moved to another team in the country, UD Salamanca, moving to the Superleague Greece with Panthrakikos F.C. in the 2013 summer after the club folded.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Igor's younger brother, Yuri, is also a footballer and a forward. They shared teams at Maia (where they arrived at a young age) and Pontevedra.

His cousin, Charles, also played several seasons in Spain, and also represented Pontevedra.[3][4]


Vitória Setúbal


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