Willians Domingos Fernandes

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Willians
Personal information
Full name Willians Domingos Fernandes
Date of birth (1986-01-29) 29 January 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Praia Grande, Brazil
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cruzeiro
Youth career
Santos
Santo André
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Santo André 57 (5)
2009–2012 Flamengo 91 (2)
2012–2013 Udinese 5 (0)
2013–2015 Internacional 59 (3)
2015– Cruzeiro 29 (2)
2016 Corinthians (loan) 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 December 2016.

Willians Domingos Fernandes (born 29 January 1986), simply known as Willians, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Cruzeiro.[1]

Career[edit]

Flamengo[edit]

Born in Praia Grande, São Paulo, Willians debuted for Flamengo playing in the first team in the season opener against Friburguense in the 2009 Rio de Janeiro State League.[2][3]

On the 2009 Brazilian Série A Willians led the league in ball stealing. On 27 January 2010 Willians renewed his contract with Flamengo for another four years, until December 2014, with a release fee set for €10 million.[citation needed] In March 2011 Willians renewed his contract again.[4] On 7 June 2012, Willians was confirmed by Udinese. In site of italian side, the player was nicknamed as "pitbull" and "bulldog".[5]

Internacional[edit]

On 11 January 2012, Willians was bought by circa of 2.5 million euros and will defend, in 2013, Internacional, a Brazilian side. He will be a substitute for Guiñazú, who left the club and current is player of paraguayan side Libertad.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of September 12, 2016)
Club Season League Copa do Brasil Copa Libertadores Copa Sudamericana State League Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Santo André 2007 27 2 - - - - - - - - 27 2
2008 30 3 - - - - - - - - 30 3
Total 57 5 - - - - - - - - 57 5
Flamengo 2009 31 1 6 1 - - 2 0 17 1 56 3
2010 29 0 - - 9 0 - - 12 0 50 0
2011 31 1 6 1 - - 3 0 17 0 57 2
2012 0 0 - - 6 0 - - 8 0 13 0
Total 91 2 12 2 15 0 5 0 54 1 176 5
Internacional 2013 31 3 8 0 - - - - 8 1 47 4
2014 28 0 4 0 - - 1 0 10 0 43 0
Total 59 3 12 0 0 0 1 0 18 1 121 4
Cruzeiro 2015 29 2 0 0 9 0 - - 3 0 41 2
Total 29 2 0 0 9 0 0 0 3 0 41 2
Corinthians 2016 5 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 9 0 19 0
Total 5 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 9 0 19 0
Career total 241 12 25 2 28 0 6 0 84 2 414 16

according to combined sources on the Flamengo official website[7] and Flestatística.[8]

Honours[edit]

Flamengo
Internacional

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

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