Jadson Viera

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Jadson Viera
Personal information
Full name Jadson Viera Castro Gonçalves
Date of birth (1981-08-04) 4 August 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Santana do Livramento, Brasil
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2007 Danubio 141 (7)
2005 Atlante (loan) 14 (1)
2007–2010 Lanús 65 (1)
2010–2011 Vasco da Gama 2 (0)
2011 Nacional (loan) 5 (0)
2012 Nacional 17 (0)
2013– Danubio 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 March 2013.

Jadson Viera Castro or simply Jadson (born 4 August 1981) is a Uruguayan football defender born in Brazil who currently plays for Danubio.


Jadson was born in Santana do Livramento, a city located in the south of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, along the border with the Uruguayan city of Rivera.

Jadson started his professional career in 2001 with Danubio in Uruguay, during his time with the club he has helped them to win 2 Apertura, 3 Clausura and 2 overall Uruguayan league championships.

Jadson spent part of 2005 on loan to Atlante in Mexico before returning to Uruguay in 2006.

After helping Danubio to claim the overall league championship in 2007, Jadson moved to Argentina to join Club Atlético Lanús where he helped the club to win the Apertura 2007 tournament, their first ever top flight league title.

In July 2010, he signed with Vasco da Gama.

Minor titles[edit]

Season Team Title
2001 Danubio Uruguayan Apertura
2002 Danubio Uruguayan Clausura
2004 Danubio Uruguayan Clausura
2006 Danubio Uruguayan Apertura
2007 Danubio Uruguayan Clausura

National titles[edit]

Season Team Title
2004 Danubio Uruguayan league championship
2007 Danubio Uruguayan league championship
Apertura 2007 Lanús Primera División Argentina

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