Jefferson Cardoso dos Santos

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Personal information
Full name Jefferson Cardoso dos Santos
Date of birth 15 February 1986 (1986-02-15) (age 28)
Place of birth São Vicente, Brazil
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Playing position defender
Club information
Current club F.C. Red Bull Salzburg
Number 25
Youth career
? - 2007 São Vicente Atlético Clube
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007-2009
2009–2011
2011-
Jabaquara Atlético Clube
Red Bull Brasil
FC Red Bull Salzburg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jefferson Cardoso dos Santos (15 February 1986 in São Vicente, Brazil) is a Brazilian footballplayer. He plays for F.C. Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga. He is a defender.

He started playing football with his local club São Vicente Atlético Clube and then went on to Jabaquara Atlético Clube in Brazils 4th league. He became Champion with this team and then went on to Red Bull Brasil. With this team he was two times promoted. In summer 2011 he and his team mate Alex Rafael were invited to train with F.C. Red Bull Salzburg. He played two test matches for Salzburg (Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Olympique Lyon). He convinced the club and so he was signed for Red Bull Salzburg. After some matches as substitution he played his first match in the starting team on 21 August 2011 in a league match versus S.K. Sturm Graz.

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