Picon (footballer)

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Full name Fernando Picon da Silva
Date of birth (1976-02-06) 6 February 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Central defender or
defending midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 São Paulo
2000 XV de Piracicaba
2000–2001 Ionikos
2003 OFK Beograd
2003–2005 Imperatriz
2006 Rio Preto
2007 Ionikos
2007 Shanghai Stars (loan)
2008 Poços de Caldas
2008–2009 Pelotas
2009 Ituano
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 September 2009.

Fernando Picon da Silva, known as Picon (born 6 February 1976) is a Brazilian professional football defender last playing with Ituano Futebol Clube.


Born in São Paulo, he begin his career playing with local giants São Paulo FC. He played one season with XV de Piracicaba in 2001 before moving abroad to play with Super League Greece side Ionikos F.C..

He had a spell in Serbia playing with OFK Beograd in the First League of FR Yugoslavia before returning to Brazil. In 2004, he was playing with Sociedade Imperatriz de Desportos winning with them the state championship in 2005.

After a spell with Rio Preto Esporte Clube in 2006 he will return to Ionikos F.C. in early 2007, however as the club ended up relegated at the end of the 2006-07 season, Picon was loaned to Chinese side Shanghai Pudong Zobon F.C. (known as Shanghai Stars) until the end of the year.

In 2008, he returned to Brazil joining Poços de Caldas, a side that had just been formed a year earlier. Between summer 2008 and 2009 he will play with Esporte Clube Pelotas, before finishing the year with Ituano Futebol Clube.


São Paulo

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