Willian (footballer, born 1983)
Willian at KV Kortrijk in 2008
|Full name||Willian Xavier Barbosa|
|Date of birth||22 September 1983|
|Place of birth||Campo Grande, Brazil|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|2003||→ Votuporanguense (loan)||?||(?)|
|2004||Rio Branco (SP)||?||(?)|
|2005–2006||Vasco da Gama||9||(1)|
|2007||→ Vegalta Sendai (loan)||2||(0)|
|2008–2009||→ KV Kortrijk (loan)||26||(5)|
|2012||→ Portuguesa (loan)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2010 season.
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. He wore no. 11 shirt. However he only played and released on 17 July.
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. Later Guaratinguetá player Júlio César was suspended for 180 days.
- "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:
- 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.
- 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.
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- "Stats Centre: Barbosa Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 20 April 2009.
- "Futpédia: William (William Xavier Barbosa)". Globo Esporte. Retrieved 20 April 2009.