Vágner Kaetano Pereira
Pula celebrating a goal for Russia in 2011
|Full name||Vágner Kaetano Pereira|
|Date of birth||2 December 1980|
|Place of birth||São Paulo, Brazil|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Vágner Kaetano Pereira, a.k.a. Pula (Russian Cyrillic: Пула) (born 2 December 1980) is a Brazilian-born Russian futsal player who plays for MFK Dinamo Moskva and Russian national futsal team as a pivot.
He played for Russia at the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup in his homeland, Brazil, and ended the tournament as top scorer with 18 goals, the first on 2 October in a 10–5 win over Cuba. Nine of them came in a 31–2 group win over the Solomon Islands, the most by a player in the World Cup and biggest win by a team. He then scored the sixth in a 9–1 win over Japan. In the second match of the second group phase, he scored a hat-trick as Russia beat Paraguay 5–4. Pula scored a goal against Brazil but lost 4–2.
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