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PAULINHO

PAULINHO

BRA
  • Date of Birth: 25 July 1988
  • Height: 182 cm
  • Shirt number: 18
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Current club: Corinthians (BRA)
  • International Caps: 17
  • International Goals: 5
  • First international: Argentina - Brazil (14 September 2011)

After plying his trade in Lithuania and Poland between 2006 and 2008, Corinthians midfielder Paulinho has enjoyed a self-confessed "rapid rise", culminating in the FIFA Club World Cup win last year.

  • Gremio, Union advance as Emelec fall

    Gremio, Union advance as Emelec fall

    Brazilian side Gremio and Chile's Union Espanola both advanced to the Copa Libertadores round of 16 with a 2-0 win at Atletico Nacional and a shock 1-0 victory over Botafogo respectively, while Flamengo dropped Emelec 2-1.

  • Brazil's love affair with the holding midfielder

    Brazil's love affair with the holding midfielder

    From Zito in 1958 and 1962 to Gilberto Silva in 2002, FIFA.com ​examines the role of the holding midfielder throughout Brazil's successful history at FIFA World Cups while looking ahead to this year's candidates. 

Photos

  • Paulinho of Brazil is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring his team's second
  • Brazil's Paulinho (L) vies for the ball with Eduardo Vargas of Chile, during a friendly match

Statistics

8.82
Matches Played4
Minutes Played358
Goals for2
Yellow cards0
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA Confederations Cup - 2013
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330020000
FIFA Club World Cup - 2012
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220000000

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