Jairo Neto

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Jairo Neto
Personal information
Full name Jairo Pinheiro Palmeira Neto[1]
Date of birth (1994-03-04) 4 March 1994 (age 25)[2]
Place of birth Camaçari, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Cabofriense
Youth career
2008 Assisense
2008 Bahia
2009 Vitória
2009 Cruzeiro
2010 Bahia
2010 Corinthians-AL
2011 Cruzeiro
2011 São Francisco
2012–2013 União Coimbra
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Slovan Bratislava 0 (0)
2012–2013 União Coimbra 7 (2)
2015 Taliya SC
2015 Cabofriense
2016 Aparecidense
National team
2015 Timor-Leste U-23 4 (1)
2015 Timor-Leste 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2015

Jairo Pinheiro Palmeira Neto (born 4 March 1994), simply known as Jairo Neto, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward.

Despite having no links with East Timor, he had been naturalised and played for the country's national team between 2015. On 19 January 2017, the Asian Football Confederation declared Jairo Neto and eleven other Brazilian footballers ineligible to represent East Timor.[3][4] Two months later, the East Timorese passport he had received have been declared ‘null and void’ by the Ministry of Justice of East Timor.[5]

Career[edit]

Neto made his debut for Timor Leste in the first round of 2018 World Cup Qualifying against Mongolia, and scored on debut in their 4-1 victory.[6]

International Goals[edit]

Correct as of 3 June 2015

under-23[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 June 2015 Bishan Stadium, Bishan, Singapore  Brunei
1–0
2–1
2015 Southeast Asian Games

Senior[edit]

Scores and results list East Timor's goal tally first.[7]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 March 2015 National Stadium, Dili  Mongolia
4–0
4–1
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20170123223128/http://www.the-afc.com/uploads/afc/files/afcdc_decisions_20170119DC01.pdf
  2. ^ Jairo NetoFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "AFC Disciplinary Committee decision 20170119DC01" (PDF). Asian Football Confederation. 19 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  4. ^ Chade, Jamil (20 January 2017). "Com brasileiros 'falsificados' em campo, Timor Leste é banido de competições" [With Brazilians "falsified" on field, East Timor is banned from competitions] (in Portuguese). Estadão. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Timor-Leste passports declared 'null and void'". Asian Football Confederation. 22 March 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Bhutan bewilder as India, Timor-Leste cruise". FIFA. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Neto, Jairo". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 November 2017.