Rodrigo António

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Rodrigo Antônio
Personal information
Full name Rodrigo Antônio do Nascimento
Date of birth (1987-07-27) 27 July 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Irtysh Pavlodar
Youth career
2006−2007 Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Vasco da Gama 26 (2)
2007Bréscia Clube (loan) 0 (0)
2009–2013 Marítimo 12 (1)
2009−2013 Marítimo B 33 (3)
2010Ipatinga (loan) 19 (3)
2011–2012Belenenses (loan) 30 (8)
2013−2016 Paços de Ferreira 21 (0)
2014−2015Olhanense (loan) 31 (5)
2016−2017 Bnei Sakhnin 14 (0)
2017 Irtysh Pavlodar 32 (5)
2018− Irtysh Pavlodar 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 July 2018

Rodrigo Antônio do Nascimento (born 27 July 1987 ) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a midfielder, most recently for FC Irtysh Pavlodar in Kazakhstan.


Born in Rio de Janeiro, Antônio is a youth prospect of CR Vasco da Gama, debuting for the club in 2006 in the top tier. On 29 December 2008, he made his first moved abroad, joining Marítimo in the Portuguese league.[1] He debuted on 1 February 2009, in an away win against Associação Naval 1º de Maio.

After two seasons, which included a passage for their reserve team, Antônio returned to Brazil and signed a loan deal with Ipatinga on 28 July 2010.[2] The following year, he moved to Belenenses on the same predicament.[3]

On 1 July 2013, Antônio joined F.C. Paços de Ferreira, adding eleven caps in his first year, and spending his second year, loaned to S.C. Olhanense, with Ricardo Ferreira going in the opposite direction, also in a loan deal.[4][5]

On 9 February 2017, Antônio signed for FC Irtysh Pavlodar of the Kazakhstan Premier League.[6] After leaving Irtysh Pavlodar at the end of the 2017 season, Antônio re-signed for Irtysh Pavlodar on 24 July 2018.[7]


  1. ^ "Rodrigo Antônio acerta com o Marítimo e surpreende diretoria" [Rodrigo António signs with Maritimo and surprises management]. Globoesporte (in Portuguese). 29 December 2008. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Ipatinga próximo de volante revelado em time do Brasileirão" [Ipatinga close to sign midfielder developed in Brasileirão]. Futebol Interior (in Portuguese). 28 July 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Rodrigo António brilha" [Rodrigo António shines]. Blue Box Belenenses (in Portuguese). 27 July 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Paços de Ferreira regressa ao trabalho com várias ausências" [Paços de Ferreira returns to practise with several missing players]. Jornal da Madeira (in Portuguese). 1 July 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Duarte Machado rescindiu com o Belenenses e assinou pelo Olhanense" [Duarte Machado terminates with Belenenses and signs with Olhanense]. (in Portuguese). 23 July 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  6. ^ "ОФИЦИАЛЬНО: РОДРИГО АНТОНИО — ИГРОК ИРТЫША". (in Russian). FC Irtysh Pavlodar. 9 February 2017. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  7. ^ "ОФИЦИАЛЬНО: ФК "ИРТЫШ" ПОДПИСАЛ КОНТРАКТ С РОДРИГО АНТОНИО". (in Russian). FC Irtysh Pavlodar. 24 July 2018. Retrieved 26 July 2018.

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