|Full name||Jean Carlos Sales Bemvindo|
|Date of birth||17 March 1984|
|Place of birth||Salvador, Brazil|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2009–2011||FC Amkar Perm||25||(2)|
|2010||→ FC Shinnik Yaroslavl (loan)||9||(0)|
|2010–2011||→ Ceará (loan)||10||(9)|
|2014||→ Ituano (loan)||14||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 June 2013 (UTC).
Jean Carlos arrived in Bulgaria on 5 December 2007. On 6 December 2007 Brazilian forward has signed a three-year contract with PFC Levski Sofia and became an official part of the team. The transfer fee was reportedly close to 1 million dollars. He participated in his first training with Levski on 7 December 2007. Jean made his unofficial debut in a friendly match against FC Dynamo Kyiv on 20 January 2008. He played for 63 minutes. Levski lost the match with a result of 1:2.
On 5 February 2008 Jean Carlos scored his first goal for Levski Sofia in 62nd minute against České Budějovice. Levski won the match iwith a 1:0 result. His next goal was just a match after against FC Rapid Bucureşti. He scored in 37th minute. The match ended in a result 3:2 with a win for Levski.
He made his official debut for Levski on 24 February 2008 in a match against Chernomorets Burgas. On the same match he scored his first goal for Levski in A PFG. Levski won the match. The result was 2:1, after a second goal from Daniel Borimirov.
Jean made his debut in Europe on 13 August 2008 in a match against FC BATE Borisov. He entered the game as a substitute.
Carlos was sold to Amkar Perm on 6 February 2009.
On 6 February 2009 it was announced that Jean Carlos will move to Amkar Perm. Carlos made his debut on 14 February 2009 in a match against FC Shinnik Yaroslavl. The match was a draw and Jean played until the 70th minute. On 16 May 2009, Jean Carlos scored his first goal for the team from Perm in the 2:2 home draw with FC Rubin Kazan. On 14 February 2010, Jean Carlos was loaned to FC Shinnik Yaroslavl and the parameters on the deal aren't disclosed.
A creative forward who often makes unpredictable moves. He prefers being near the goalkeeper, and making chances for his teammates as well to finish the attacks himself.
- Yotov, Stanil (2 April 2008). "Горчивата пролет на Жеан Карлос в "Левски". Нападателят на сините пропуска гол след гол" (in Bulgarian). 7sport.net. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
- (Bulgarian)(English) Carlos profile at Levski Official Site
- (English) sambafoot
- (Portuguese) CBF
- (Portuguese) zerozero.pt
- (English) Guardian Stats Centre
- (Portuguese) figueirense.com
- (English) Profile on Official FC Amkar Website
- (English) Profile at LevskiSofia.info