Paulo Ferreira-Mendes

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Paulo Ferreira-Mendes
Personal information
Full name Paulo Ferreira-Mendes
Date of birth (1990-05-13) May 13, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Goiânia, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Puerto Rico FC
Number 11
Youth career
2009 Foothill College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 DV8 Defenders
2012 Rhode Island Reds
2012 Cal FC
2012 Atlanta Silverbacks 10 (1)
2013–2014 New York Cosmos 15 (3)
2014–2015 Atlanta Silverbacks 15 (0)
2016– Puerto Rico FC 21 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 November 2016

Paulo Ferreira-Mendes (born May 13, 1990) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Puerto Rico FC in the North American Soccer League.

Club career[edit]

In 2012, Paulo Mendes and his twin brother Pedro signed with the Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League after a successful stint at amateur side Cal FC, where he played in 2 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup games. In his first season with Atlanta, Mendes played 10 games, scoring once.

After the 2012 season, Paulo joined the New York Cosmos where he won the Fall Championship, where he scored twice in 8 games. The Cosmos defeated the Silverbacks in 2013 Soccer Bowl.

In 2014, Paulo played 7 games, scoring once, in the Spring Championship. The Cosmos attempted to send him on loan to Venezuelan Primera División side Metropolitanos FC but after the loan was never finalized, he and the Cosmos mutually agreed to part ways. He finished the 2014 season with the Atlanta Silverbacks.[1]

On 26 February 2016 Paulo joined twin brother Pedro at Puerto Rico FC.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 29 October 2016[3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlanta Silverbacks 2012 NASL 10 1 0 0 10 1
New York Cosmos 2013 NASL 8 2 0 0 8 2
2014 7 1 0 0 7 1
Total 15 3 0 0 - - 15 3
Atlanta Silverbacks 2014 NASL 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 15 0 0 0 15 0
Total 15 0 0 0 - - 15 0
Puerto Rico FC 2016 NASL 21 1 0 0 21 1
Career total 61 5 0 0 - - 61 5

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

New York Cosmos

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Silverbacks bring back Paulo Mendes
  2. ^ "TWO MORE PLAYERS JOIN THE PUERTO RICO FOOTBALL CLUB". puertoricofc.com. Puerto Rico FC. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 29 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Paulo Mendes". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 29 February 2016.