Renato Abreu

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Renato Abreu
Personal information
Full name Carlos Renato de Abreu
Date of birth (1978-06-09) June 9, 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998 Marcílio Dias 0 (0)
1999 Joinville 0 (0)
2000 União Barbarense 0 (0)
2000–2001 Guarani 22 (2)
2001–2005 Corinthians 112 (13)
2005–2007 Flamengo 77 (23)
2007–2008 Al-Nasr 23 (12)
2008–2010 Al-Shabab 44 (13)
2010–2013 Flamengo 87 (16)
2013 Santos 9 (1)
Total 374 (78)
National team
2011 Brazil 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 December 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 March 2013

Carlos Renato de Abreu, known as Renato or Renato Abreu (born June 9, 1978 in São Paulo), is a Brazilian association football centre midfielder.

Specialising in free kicks and long shots, Renato was recognised by the press and fans one of the most important players in Flamengo's triumph in the 2006 Copa do Brasil, and the Campeonato Brasileiro of the same year being named in the team of the year.[1]

Career[edit]

Renato starts his soccer career in Santa Catarina playing at Marcílio Dias and Joinville. In 2000, he moved away to São Paulo and played for União Barbarense. A year later, Renato was transferred to Guarani.

Because of his great performances he was bought by Corinthians where he won some titles, such as Torneio Rio-São Paulo, Brazilian Cup and São Paulo State League.

In 2005 Renato arrived at Flamengo was considered one of the club's best players during his time, between 2005 and 2007. Renato has been the Flamengo's top scorer in two seasons (2005 and 2006), won the 2006 Copa do Brasil, against Vasco da Gama. During 2006 and 2007 he was the team's captain. In 2007, he continued playing well and winning championships such Taça Guanabara and Rio de Janeiro State League. But on July 10, 2007, Flamengo announced his transfer to Al-Nasr, a club in the UAE from where he moved to Al-Shabab.

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of March 12, 2013)
Club Season Carioca League Brazilian Série A Copa do Brasil Copa Libertadores Copa Sudamericana Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Flamengo 2005 6 2 38 12 - - - - - - 44 14
2006 8 2 33 9 12 6 - - - - 53 17
2007 13 4 6 2 - - 8 5 - - 27 11
2010 - - 22 4 - - - - - - 22 4
2011 17 2 36 5 6 2 - - 3 0 62 8
2012 7 1 25 6 - - 3 0 - - 35 7
2013 9 4 4 1 4 2 - - - - 17 7
Total 60 15 164 39 22 10 11 5 3 0 250 68

according to combined sources on the Flamengo official website[2] and Flestatística.[3]

Honours[edit]

Corinthians
Flamengo

Individual[edit]

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