Leandro dos Santos de Jesus

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Makelele
Personal information
Full name Leandro dos Santos de Jesus
Date of birth (1985-02-26) February 26, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Salvador, Brazil
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Botafogo
Youth career
2002–2003 Real Salvador Esporte Clube
2004 Santo André
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Santo André 35 (4)
2007–2009 Palmeiras 27 (0)
2008–2009 Grêmio (loan) 21 (0)
2009 Coritiba (loan) 6 (0)
2010 Santo André 16 (0)
2011 Pelotas
2011 ABC 28 (0)
2012 Linense
2012-2014 Académica
2014-2015 Kuwait SC
2016- Botafogo

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Leandro dos Santos de Jesus or simply Makelele (born February 26, 1985 in Salvador), is a Brazilian defensive midfielder, who currently plays for Botafogo.

Career[edit]

On 25 September 2009, it was announced the 24-year-old midfielder from Palmeiras will play on loan for Coritiba Foot Ball Club until the end of the Campeonato Brasileiro, in the next month of December 2009.[1]

On 30 March 2016, it was confirmed that Makelele has signed with Botafogo.

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Palmeiras[edit]

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