Willian (footballer, born 1983)

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Willian Xavier
William Xavier Barbosa.jpg
Willian at KV Kortrijk in 2008
Personal information
Full name Willian Xavier Barbosa
Date of birth (1983-09-22) 22 September 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Campo Grande, Brazil
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Botafogo (SP)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Comercial (MS) ? (?)
2001 Figueirense ? (?)
2001–2003 Atlético Paranaense ? (?)
2003 Votuporanguense (loan) ? (?)
2004 Rio Branco (SP) ? (?)
2005 America (RJ) 0 (0)
2005–2006 Vasco da Gama 9 (1)
2006–2007 Botafogo 4 (0)
2007 Vegalta Sendai (loan) 2 (0)
2007 Vitória 0 (0)
2008 Rio Preto 0 (0)
2008–2010 Botafogo (SP) 0 (0)
2008–2009 KV Kortrijk (loan) 26 (5)
2010–2013 Santo André 1 (0)
2012 Portuguesa (loan)
2014– Botafogo (SP)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2010 season.

Willian Xavier Barbosa, known simply as Willian, (born 22 September 1983) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward for Botafogo (SP).

Club career[edit]

Willian signed a new 3-year contract with Atlético Paranaense in 2003[1]

In 2005, he left for Rio de Janeiro club America. In mid-2005 he was signed by Vasco da Gama in short term contract. He made his Campeonato Brasileiro Série A debut for Vasco. In mid-2006 he left for Botafogo. In January 2007 he was loaned to a Japanese club on loan.[2] He wore no. 11 shirt. However he only played and released on 17 July.[3]

In summer 2008, he was transferred to the Belgian club K.V. Kortrijk which plays in the Belgian first division.

He returned to Brazil in 2010. In mid-2010 he signed a 2-year contract with Santo André, however he broken his leg against Guaratinguetá.[4][5] Later Guaratinguetá player Júlio César was suspended for 180 days.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BID Especial: CLUBE ATLETICO PARANAENSE – CURITIBA/PR". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (in Portuguese). ca. 6 April 2004. Archived from the original on 2 May 2005.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ ジョニウソン選手、ウィリアン選手期限付き移籍加入のお知らせ [Player Jonilson and William joined the club in temporary deal]. Vegalta Sendai (in Japanese). 17 January 2007. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  3. ^ ウィリアン選手契約解除のお知らせ [William was released from his contract]. Vegalta Sendai (in Japanese). 18 July 1007. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www2.cbf.com.br/2010/brasileiro/b/pdf/gusa290510s.pdf
  5. ^ "Victor Sony pode fazer sua estréia pelo Ramalhão". 
  6. ^ http://www2.cbf.com.br/stjd/stjd/stjd080710.pdf

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