Newton Santos de Oliveira

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Full name Newton Santos de Oliveira
Date of birth (1976-07-24) 24 July 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Al-Ansar
2003 Al-Wahda
2004 CFZ do Rio
2004–2006 Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli
2006 Portuguesa-RJ
2006–2007 Penang FA
2007 Portuguesa-RJ
National team
2000–2001 Lebanon 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Newton Santos de Oliveira (born July 24, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), also simply as Newton, is a former naturalized Lebanese football striker.


Newton was born in Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil.

According to the annual reports of international transfers and returns to Brazil made by the Brazilian Football Confederation, he was transferred from Associação Atlética Portuguesa (RJ) to the Saudi Arabian side Al-Wahda on December 26, 2002;[1] from CFZ do Rio to Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli on October 25, 2004;[2] from Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli to Associação Atlética Portuguesa (RJ) on March 20, 2006;[3] from Associação Atlética Portuguesa (RJ) to the Malaysian team Penang FA on April 10, 2006[4] and from Penang FA to Associação Atlética Portuguesa (RJ) on March 28, 2007.[5]

International career[edit]

Newton formerly represented the Lebanon national football team at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup.


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