Diney (footballer, born 1991)
|Full name||Valdisney Costa dos Santos|
|Date of birth||March 2, 1991|
|Place of birth||Taguatinga, DF, Brazil|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2012||→ Ipatinga (loan)||0||(0)|
|2013||→ Rio Verde (loan)||0||(0)|
|2017–2018||Petro de Luanda||29||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 September 2018|
Diney started off with the Atlético Mineiro U20s before moving up to the first-team, he remained in the first-team squad for four years between 2010 and 2014 but he played just twice for the club; both appearances coming in the 2010 Copa Sudamericana against Independiente Santa Fe. During his time with Atlético Mineiro he was loaned out by the club on two occasions, firstly to Ipatinga in 2012 and then to Rio Verde in 2013. He made two appearances for Ipatinga in the 2012 Copa do Brasil and five appearances for Rio Verde in the 2013 Campeonato Goiano a year later. 2014 began with Diney departing Atlético Mineiro to join Caldense, he made 10 appearances in the 2014 Campeonato Mineiro with the club and scored goals against Nacional and Tombense.
After the 2014 Campeonato Mineiro, Diney agreed to join América ahead of the Série B season. In the aforementioned league he made nine appearances and scored one goal which came in his penultimate match of the season. Diney played matches for América in the 2015 Campeonato Mineiro before leaving to rejoin Caldense, he scored one goal in eight appearances in Série D before exiting. In 2016, Diney joined Piracicaba. After participating in seven Campeonato Paulista matches he was released on 12 April.
As of 28 April 2016.
|Rio Verde (loan)||2013||0||0||0||0||—||5[f]||0||5||0|
- Includes the Copa do Brasil
- Includes the Copa Sudamericana
- Includes the Campeonato Goiano, Campeonato Mineiro and Campeonato Paulista
- 2 appearances in 2010 Copa Sudamericana
- 2 appearances in 2012 Copa do Brasil
- 5 appearances in 2013 Campeonato Goiano
- 10 appearances in 2014 Campeonato Mineiro
- 3 appearances in 2015 Campeonato Mineiro
- 7 appearances in 2016 Campeonato Paulista
- "Diney profile". Soccerway. 28 April 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
- "XV inicia conversas com grandes clubes visando a disputa da Copa Paulista". xvpiracicaba.com.br. 28 April 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
- "Futebol: Petro de Luanda confirma dois reforços" (in Portuguese). ANGOP Angolan News Agency. 28 Jul 2017. Retrieved 24 Dec 2018.