Luís Cláudio Carvalho da Silva
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|Full name||Luís Cláudio Carvalho da Silva|
|Date of birth||27 March 1987|
|Place of birth||Jaguarari, Brazil|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Forward, Winger|
|2007||→ Juventude (loan)||2||(0)|
|2008–2009||→ Marília (loan)||2||(0)|
|2009||→ Hammarby (loan)||5||(0)|
|2010||Brasil de Pelotas||0||(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 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.
He played 3 times at 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship. The team finished as the runner-up.