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Full name Maylson Barbosa Teixeira
Date of birth (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2005–2007 Grêmio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 Grêmio 68 (12)
2011 Sport (loan) 23 (3)
2012 Portuguesa (loan) 17 (1)
2013 Figueirense (loan) 39 (15)
2014 Criciúma 12 (1)
2015 Chapecoense 7 (0)
2015– Coimbra Esporte Clube 0 (0)
2016– Red Bull Brasil (loan) 6 (0)
National team
2008 Brazil U19
2009 Brazil U20 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:58, 10 March 2016 (UTC).

Maylson Barbosa Teixeira (born 6 March 1989), simply known as Maylson, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]


Born in São Bernardo do Campo, Maylson started his career on Grêmio in 2005, playing for the youth team. A versatile midfielder, he's one of rising stars from the club. On November 11, 2007, he made his first team debut, in a 1-0 away loss against São Paulo, playing the full match.[1] He also played the following game, a 0-3 away win over América de Natal. Maylson assisted the first goal, scored by Willian Magrão, with a brilliant pass.[2]

In January 2008, he feature in the Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior and after his good performances, Grêmio rejected a £3 million bid from the German company Rogon Sportmanagement.[3]

Sport Recife[edit]

Maylson joined Brazilian Série B side Sport on loan until the end of the season on 19 May 2011.[4]

International career[edit]

Brazil Youth[edit]

He was part of the Brazil Under-19 national team and was selected to play for the Brazil Under-20 national team in the 2009 South American Youth Championship.[5] On August 31, Maylson was called again for national side, this time for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[6]




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