Jorge Alberto da Costa Silva

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Full name Jorge Alberto da Costa Silva
Date of birth (1970-12-31) 31 December 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Central Defender
Youth career
1988–1989 Coritiba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1995 Coritiba 12 (0)
1991 Grêmio (loan)
1994 Portuguesa (loan) 4 (0)
1996 Defensor Sporting
1996 Veracruz
1997 Deportes Tolima
1998–2001 Nacional de Montevideo
2002–2003 Tianjin Teda 53 (6)
2004 Jandaia Esporte Clube
2004 Wuhan Huanghelong
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jorge Alberto da Costa Silva known as Jorjão or sometimes Jorgeao (literally Big Jorge) (born 31 December 1970) is a former Brazilian footballer.


Jorge started his professional career at Coritiba,[1] and played for Coritiba at 1990, 1991 Copa do Brasil and 1993 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. After Coritiba relegated, he spent next Campeonato Brasileiro season at Portuguesa. He then left for Ibero-America clubs and settled in Uruguay.

He played for 1997 Copa CONMEBOL for Deportes Tolima, 1999 Copa Libertadores and 2001 Copa Mercosur for Nacional. He played 46 league matches and scored 2 goals in 2000 and 2001 seasons.[2][3]

In 2002, he left for China, and known as 曉曉. In January 2003, his contract was extended.[4]

He then returned to play for amateur side Jandaia Esporte Clube.



  1. ^ "Jorjão: raça e força durante os jogos pelo Coritiba". Parana Online (in Portuguese). 11 October 2009. Retrieved 1 June 20100.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
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  4. ^ 曉曉在不聲不響中續簽 天津泰達引援「動作不少」 [Jorjão silently extended his contract, Tianjin Teda "not small" movement on foreigner] (in Chinese). 每日新報. 7 January 2003. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 

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