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Personal information
Full name Joeano Pinto Chaves
Date of birth (1979-08-12) 12 August 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Fortaleza, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999 Fortaleza
1999–2000 Arrifanense 22 (1)
2000–2002 Esmoriz
2002–2003 Sanjoanense 36 (29)
2003 Salamanca 8 (1)
2004–2006 Académica 62 (20)
2006–2008 Beitar Jerusalem 15 (3)
2007–2008 Académica (loan) 31 (7)
2008–2009 Vitória Setúbal 7 (0)
2009–2011 Ermis 55 (35)
2011–2013 Arouca 62 (43)
2013–2014 Rio Ave 14 (1)
2015–2016 Anadia 24 (17)
2016 União Leiria 7 (2)
2016– Pampilhosa 16 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 February 2017.

Joeano Pinto Chaves (born 12 August 1979), known simply as Joeano, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club F.C. Pampilhosa as a striker.

Football career[edit]

Born in Fortaleza, Ceará, Joeano moved to Portugal, where he would remain for the majority of his career, at the age of 20, signing with amateurs C.D. Arrifanense from local Fortaleza Esporte Clube. In the 2002–03 season he scored 29 goals with third division club A.D. Sanjoanense, helping his team rank ninth and attracting the attention of UD Salamanca in the Spanish second level.

In the 2004 January transfer window, however, Joeano returned to Portugal and signed for Académica de Coimbra, netting six times in only 13 games to help the side avoid relegation from the Primeira Liga. In the 2006 summer, after having scored 12 goals for the Students in his second full campaign,[1] he joined Beitar Jerusalem F.C. in Israel.

After failing to meet expectations at the Teddy Kollek Memorial Stadium, Joeano returned to his previous club in January 2007, on loan, with Académica also agreeing to pay half of his salary. On 4 February he played his first league match, coming on as a 32nd-minute substitute and scoring the only goal of the away game against Associação Naval 1º de Maio with eight to go.[1]

Joeano played two seasons in Cyprus with Ermis Aradippou, netting a career-best in the professionals 22 goals in 2009–10 (a competition joint-best).[2] In the 2011 offseason, after the team's relegation from the first division, he returned to Portugal and signed for F.C. Arouca in division two.


  1. ^ a b "Joeano: «Os adeptos gostam de mim»" [Joeano: «The fans like me»]. Record. 6 February 2007. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Hélio Roque marca no Chipre" [Hélio Roque scores in Cyprus]. Record. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 

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