Lulinha

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Lulinha
Personal information
Full name Luiz Marcelo Morais Hamlyn dos Reis
Date of birth (1990-04-10) April 10, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Mauá, SP, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pohang Steelers
Number 10
Youth career
1998–2007 Corinthians
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2012 Corinthians 85 (4)
2009–2010 Estoril Praia (loan) 31 (3)
2010–2011 Olhanense (loan) 19 (2)
2011–2012 Bahia (loan) 74 (10)
2013–2014 Ceará 47 (19)
2014 Criciúma 15 (2)
2014–2015 Ceará 19 (2)
2015 Red Bull Brasil (loan) 4 (2)
2015 Botafogo 13 (3)
2016 Mogi Mirim 17 (6)
2016– Pohang Steelers 18 (2)
National team
2005–2007 Brazil U-17 16 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 11, 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 12, 2015

Luiz Marcelo Morais dos Reis (born April 10, 1990), known as Lulinha, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Pohang Steelers.

Career[edit]

Lulinha was born in Mauá, a Brazilian municipality in the State of São Paulo. He started as a futsal player before joining the Corinthians youth system at the age of 8. A prolific attacking midfielder, he helped the Brazilian U-17 national side to win the 2007 U-17 South-American Championship, scoring 12 goals in 7 matches. In 2007 he played in the Pan American Games and scored 3 goals in 3 games.

There is much speculation involving Lulinha's future, but at the end of 2007 he signed a new contract with his club Corinthians, committing himself to the club until 2012. Corinthian President Andres Sanchez added "To take him off Corinthians, the interested club would have to pay 35 million Euros (£24 million), and the player has 25 percent of his rights".[1] After eleven years with Corinthians On 23 July 2009, he joined Estoril Praia on loan for one year. On 9 August 2010, he joined Olhanense, on loan from Corinthians. Lulinha was loaned to Bahia until 1 July 2012.

On 28 April 2015, Lulinha joined Botafogo.[2]

International career[edit]

From 2007 until 2008, Lulinha was a member of the Brazil U-17 national squad. He has represented Brazil U-17s 10 times, scoring 15 goals.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Corinthians
Bahia
Ceará
Botafogo

National Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lulinha agrees deal". Sky Sports. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 16 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "Botafogo e empresário confirmam negociação por Lulinha; jogador nega" (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte Futebol. 28 April 2015. 

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