Paulo Henrique Carneiro Filho

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Paulo Henrique
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Personal information
Full name Paulo Henrique Carneiro Filho
Date of birth (1989-03-13) March 13, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth João Pessoa, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Persib Bandung
Youth career
2004–2006 Atlético Mineiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Atlético Mineiro 13 (3)
2007–2010 Heerenveen 55 (16)
2010–2011 Desportivo Brasil 0 (0)
2010 Palmeiras (loan) 5 (0)
2010–2011 Westerlo (loan) 31 (18)
2011–2014 Trabzonspor 84 (19)
2014– Shanghai Shenhua 26 (13)
2015 Liaoning Whowin (loan) 5 (1)
2016 Estoril (loan) 2 (0)
2017– Persib Bandung (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 November 2015.

Paulo Henrique Carneiro Filho (born 13 March 1989) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Sport Recife.


Paulo Henrique made his professional debut and scored his first professional goal for Atlético Mineiro in a 1–0 away win against São Paulo in the Campeonato Brasileiro on June 10, 2007.[1] On August 21, 2007, Paulo Henrique signed a 3+2-year deal with SC Heerenveen, in the Dutch Eredivisie.[2] He scored on his debut for SC Heerenveen, scoring two goals in the 5–1 away victory at NAC Breda on December 15, 2007.[3] In February 2009 he scored the first two Heerenveen goals in a 2–3 win at PSV Eindhoven. He was released by Heerenveen at the end of March 2010 because of conflict on terms to re-new his contract.

Paulo Henrique was immediately signed by third-party owner Traffic Group in a four-year contract, via a proxy subsidiary club Desportivo Brasil. He then joined Brazilian Série A club Palmeiras in a temporary deal until 31 December 2011.[4] In August 2010 he returned to Europe for Belgian side Westerlo in another loan.

he signed for Turkish club Trabzonspor from Desportivo Brasil in July 2011 for €4 million transfer fee. He signed a four-year contract worth an average of €900,000 a season.[5]

On 2 July 2014, Paulo Henrique transferred to Chinese Super League side Shanghai Greenland Shenhua for €4 million transfer fee.[6][7] On 16 July 2015, Henrique was loaned to fellow Chinese Super League side Liaoning Whowin until 31 December 2015.[8] On 15 July 2016, Henrique was loaned to Primeira Liga club Estoril.[9] On 20 January 2017, he was loaned to Sport Recife.[10]




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