Vinícius Rodrigues Almeida

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Personal information
Full name Vinícius Rodrigues Tomaz da Silva Almeida
Date of birth (1983-06-26) 26 June 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Dias d'Ávila, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Youth career
2001–2002 Vitória
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Vitória 41 (1)
2005 Atlético Mineiro 14 (1)
2006–2008 Iraty 0 (0)
2006 Avaí (loan)
2007 Santos (loan) 2 (0)
2007–2008 → Avaí (loan)
2009 América de Natal 0 (0)
2010 Bahia de Feira 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Vinícius Rodrigues Tomaz da Silva Almeida (born 26 June 1983) is a Brazilian footballer.


Born in Dias d'Ávila, Bahia, Vinícius started his career with Vitória, located in Salvador, the state capital. In September 2005, he was signed by Atlético Mineiro and played a season for the club at 2005 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. In January 2006 he was signed by Iraty (de facto controlled by investment company) and immediately borrowed by Avaí for a year. He played 2006 and Campeonato Catarinense and 2006 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B for the club.

In January 2007, he was loaned to Santos along with Pedro.[1][2] After winning Campeonato Paulista and played twice at 2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, he was loaned to Avaí for another year.

In January 2009, he was transferred to América de Natal but released in August, after played nil at 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In January 2010 he signed a 4 months contract with Bahia de Feira and released after the end of Campeonato Baiano.



  1. ^ "BOLETIM INFORMATIVO DIÁRIO ELETRÔNICO (BID-E)RELAÇÃO PELA DATA 31/01/2007". Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) (in Portuguese). 31 January 2007. Retrieved 17 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Santos FC apresenta Pedro e Vinícius como reforços para 2007" [Santos FC presents Pedro and Vinícius as reinforcements for 2007]. Santos FC (in Portuguese). 12 January 2007. Retrieved 17 November 2010. 

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