Luís Cláudio Carvalho da Silva

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Personal information
Full name Luís Cláudio Carvalho da Silva
Date of birth (1987-03-27) 27 March 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Jaguarari, Brazil
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward, Winger
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Palmeiras 8 (0)
2007 Juventude (loan) 2 (0)
2008–2009 Marília (loan) 2 (0)
2009 Hammarby (loan) 5 (0)
2010 Brasil de Pelotas 0 (0)
2011 Salgueiro 0 (0)
National team
2005 Brazil U17 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Luís Cláudio Carvalho da Silva, known as his given name Cláudio (born 27 March 1987), is a Brazilian footballer.


Born in Jaguarari, Bahia, Cláudio started his career in Palmeiras as José Cláudio Carvalho Silva with false DOB (28 July 1989). He signed his first professional contract with club in August 2005, which last until in June 2009. He was loaned to Juventude in the second half of year 2007 for its 2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. But after his false identity discovered, he was suspended. In June 2008, he added 1 more year to his contract with Palmeiras. He was loaned to Campeonato Brasileiro Série B club Marília for a year in September 2008. He played twice in the national league, on 17 October and on 28 October. He also played for the team at 2009 Campeonato Paulista.

In July 2009, Swedish team Hammarby signed him for remainder of the season.[1][2] The team finished as the 16th and relegated from Allsvenskan.

In February 2010 he was released by Palmeiras. He was signed by Brasil de Pelotas in June 2010 for 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, but never played. He was released in September, after Brasil failed to qualify for the second round.

International career[edit]

He played 3 times at 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship. The team finished as the runner-up.


  1. ^ [1] Archived 16 July 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "TRANSFERÊNCIAS PARA O EXTERIOR (2009)]". CBF (in Portuguese). ca. January 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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