Willyan da Silva Barbosa

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Willyan
Personal information
Full name Willyan da Silva Barbosa
Date of birth (1994-02-17) 17 February 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Bahia, Brazil
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Gwangju FC
Number 94
Youth career
2009–2010 Leme
2011–2013 Torino
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Beira-Mar 30 (5)
2014–2017 Nacional 66 (6)
2017–2018 Vitória de Setúbal 14 (0)
2018–2019 Panetolikos 28 (4)
2019– Gwangju FC 25 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 November 2019

Willyan da Silva Barbosa (born 17 February 1994) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Gwangju FC. He also holds Italian nationality.[1]

Biography[edit]

Willyan started his career at Rio de Janeiro club Leme Futebol Clube.[2] In January 2011 Willyan[3] was signed by Italian Serie B club Torino despite under 18, the minimum age of international transfer. He played 2 seasons for the Primavera. On 10 August 2013 Willyan was signed by Portuguese Segunda Liga club Beira-Mar in temporary deal.[4] He was signed outright on 29 January 2014 for €250,000 in 3½ year contract (30 June 2017).[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Il Modena bussa al Toro: Barbosa e Stevanovic". Gazzetta di Modena (in Italian). 29 May 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Boletim Oficial Nº7824" (PDF) (in Portuguese). FFERJ. 4 December 2009. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  3. ^ Tuttosport 18 January 2011 (in Italian)
  4. ^ "Barbosa al Beira-Mar, Nitride al Bra" (in Italian). Torino FC. 10 August 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Beira-Mar adquire totalidade do passe de Willyan" (in Portuguese). SC Beira-Mar. 29 January 2014. Archived from the original on March 18, 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Barbosa al Beira-Mar" (in Italian). Torino FC. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014.

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