Ricardo Bóvio

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Ricardo Bóvio
Personal information
Full name Ricardo Bóvio de Souza
Date of birth (1982-01-17) January 17, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1995–2001 Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Vasco da Gama 15 (2)
2003 Chernomorets 19 (0)
2004–2006 Santos FC 48 (0)
2006 Málaga CF 17 (1)
2006–2007 Panathinaikos FC (loan) 24 (1)
2007–2008 Profute
2008 Corinthians
2008–2009 Al-Shabab
2009 Figueirense (loan) 5 (0)
2010 Ceará (loan)
2010 Tombense (loan)
2011 Villa Nova 8 (0)
2012 Bonsucesso 10 (1)
2013–2016 Goytacaz
Teams managed
2016 Goytacaz
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ricardo Bóvio full name Ricardo Bóvio de Souza (born January 17, 1982 in Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian retired footballer.


Bóvio begun his career as a youth in Vasco da Gama in 1995 and stayed there until 2002 season. Ricardo Souza was transferred to Russian side FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk but he could not adjust to the local climate and the following year returned to Brazil for Santos FC. Bóvio's next career station was Málaga CF but the club board decided to loan him to Greek side Panathinaikos FC[1] with a buy clause of €2 million.[citation needed]

In summer 2007, he was signed for Profute.[citation needed]

In January 2008, he joined Corinthians Paulista.

In June 2008, he joined Al-Shabab in Saudi Arabia.


  1. ^ "Bóvio picked by Panathinaikos". UEFA.com. 2006-08-06. Retrieved 2008-01-16. 

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