Januário

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Fabio Januario
Fabio 2009.jpg
Januário in Tehran, May 2009
Personal information
Full name Fábio Daniel Januário
Date of birth (1979-09-03) September 3, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Londrina, Paraná, Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1994–1998 Cascavel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Cascavel 79 (36)
2002 CTE Colatina 10 (1)
2002 Vitória 0 (0)
2003–2005 Gil Vicente 36 (11)
2005–2007 Belenenses 32 (6)
2007–2008 Foolad 35 (8)
2008–2010 Esteghlal 54 (5)
2010–2012 Sepahan 51 (6)
2012 Esteghlal 10 (2)
Total 307 (75)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 3, 2016.

Fábio Daniel Januário known simply as Januário (born September 3, 1979 in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil) is a retired Brazilian professional footballer. He recently plays for Esteghlal in the Iran's Premier Football League before being released because of heavy injury. He usually played in the midfielder position.

Club career[edit]

Januário started his professional career playing for a number of provencial league teams in Brazil before moving the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A team Esporte Clube Vitória. After a season at Esporte Clube Vitória he moved from the Campeonato Brasileira Seria A to the Portuguese Liga where he played for Gil Vicente and C.F. Os Belenenses. He then moved to Iran where he started playing for Foolad in 2006. In 2008, he moved to Esteghlal, talent has dramatically went up and has been in the starting line-up for most of the 2008–09 season and has established great popularity with Esteghlal fans. On 27 April 2009, he netted his fourth goal of the season which eventually made Esteghlal the league champions.

On 26 May 2010, he joined Sepahan in the Iran Pro League with the contract amount of $1,200.000. He returned to Esteghlal after spending two seasons in Sepahan by signing a one-year contract. However, before the season ends, he separated from the team due to foot injury in January 2013. He announced his retirement on 29 June 2013.

Season Team Country Division Apps Goals
1998–99 Cascavel EC  Brazil 1* 14 6
1999–00 Cascavel EC  Brazil 1* 19 8
2000–01 Cascavel EC  Brazil 1* 21 9
2001–02 Cascavel EC  Brazil 1* 25 13
2002–03 CTE Colatina  Brazil 1** 18 8
2002–03 EC Vitória  Brazil 1 0 0
2003–04 Gil Vicente  Portugal 1 15 8
2004–05 Gil Vicente  Portugal 1 21 5
2005–06 Belenenses  Portugal 1 29 4
2006–07 Belenenses  Portugal 1 3 3

* 1st Division of Campeonato Paranaense
** 1st Division of Campeonato Capixaba

Club career statistics[edit]

Last update 26 September 2012

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2006–07 Foolad Persian Gulf Cup 10 4 0 0 - - 10 4
2007–08 Azadegan League 25 4 - -
2008–09 Esteghlal Persian Gulf Cup 25 4 1 0 5 0 31 0
2009–10 29 1 1 1 7 0 37 4
2010–11 Sepahan 22 1 4 0 8 2 34 3
2011–12 29 5 0 0 7 0 36 5
2012–13 Esteghlal 10 2 0 0 0 0 10 2
Total Iran 135 21 24 2
Career total 135 21 24 2
  • Assist goals
Season Team Assists
06–07 Foolad 5
07–08 Foolad 6
08–09 Esteghlal 8
09–10 Esteghlal 6
10–11 Sepahan 2
11–12 Sepahan 3
12–13 Esteghlal 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Esteghlal
Sepahan

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