Jean (footballer)

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Jean (2013)
Personal information
Full name Jean Raphael Vanderlei Moreira
Date of birth (1986-06-24) 24 June 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Campo Grande, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Playing position Right back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
2001–2002 Operário-MS
2002–2005 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2012 São Paulo 119 (7)
2006 América (loan)
2007 Marília (loan)
2008 Penafiel (loan) 9 (1)
2012 Fluminense (loan) 35 (2)
2013–2015 Fluminense 92 (8)
2016– Palmeiras 34 (6)
National team
2012–2013 Brazil 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 December 2016.

Jean Raphael Vanderlei Moreira (born 24 June 1986), simply known as Jean, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Palmeiras as either a defensive midfielder or a right back.

Born in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Jean made his professional debut for São Paulo in a 1-2 away defeat to Santos in the Campeonato Brasileiro on 17 July 2005.[2]

On 13 November 2012 Jean was called up, by Mano Menezes, for Brazil that will play Superclásico de las Américas,[3] making, then, his début for Seleção.

Career statistics[edit]


Games for Brazilian team



São Paulo





  1. ^ "Jean - Profile". Confederations Cup Brazil 2013. Archived from the original on 11 December 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jean's debut". Retrieved 4 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Mano Menezes convoca Seleção, atende a pedidos e traz novidades na lista
  4. ^ "Gabriel Jesus wins Bola de Prata award for best player in the Brasileirao". Sambafoot. 
  5. ^ "Palmeiras tem oito na seleção do Brasileirão, Gabriel Jesus é o craque". (in Portuguese). 

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