Dionatan Teixeira

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Dionatan Teixeira
SV Mattersburg vs FK Dukla Banská Bystrica 2013-06-21 (20).jpg
Teixeira with Dukla Banská Bystrica in 2013
Personal information
Full name Dionatan do Nascimento Teixeira[1]
Date of birth (1992-07-24)24 July 1992
Place of birth Londrina, Brazil
Date of death 5 November 2017(2017-11-05) (aged 25)[2]
Place of death Londrina, Brazil
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)[3]
Playing position Centre-back
Youth career
2006–2008 Londrina
2008–2009 Košice
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Košice 2 (0)
2011–2012Slovan Bratislava (loan) 0 (0)
2012 Baník Ružiná 9 (1)
2013–2014 Dukla Banská Bystrica 35 (3)
2014–2017 Stoke City 2 (0)
2015Fleetwood Town (loan) 8 (0)
2017 Sheriff Tiraspol 10 (0)
Total 66 (4)
National team
2013–2014 Slovakia U21 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dionatan do Nascimento Teixeira (24 July 1992 – 5 November 2017) was a professional footballer. He played as a centre-back. He was best known for playing for Stoke City F.C. from 2014 to 2017.

On 5 November 2017 Teixeira suffered a fatal heart attack in Londrina, Brazil at the age of 25.[2][4]

Statistics[change | change source]

Source:[5]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MFK Košice 2009–10 Slovak Super Liga 2 0 0 0 2 0
2010–11 Slovak Super Liga 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Slovak Super Liga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Baník Ružiná 2012–13 Slovak 2. Liga 9 1 0 0 9 1
Dukla Banská Bystrica 2012–13 Slovak Super Liga 13 0 0 0 13 0
2013–14 Slovak Super Liga 22 3 0 0 22 3
Stoke City 2014–15 Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015–16 Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Fleetwood Town (loan) 2015–16 League One 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 0
Sheriff Tiraspol 2016–17 Moldovan National Division 10 0 2 0 0 0 12 0
Career total 66 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 70 4

References[change | change source]

  1. "In Profile: Dionatan Teixeira". Stoke City F.C. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Stoke City rocked by death of former player Dionatan Teixeira". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  3. "Premier League Player Profile Dionatan Teixeira". Premier League. Barclays Premier League. 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  4. "Former Stoke defender Dionatan Teixeira dies aged 25". Sky Sports. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  5. "Dionatan Teixeira". Soccerway. Retrieved 9 May 2014.

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