Vitinho

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Vitinho
Vitinho April 2017.jpg
Vitinho with CSKA in April 2017
Personal information
Full name Victor Vinícius Coelho dos Santos
Date of birth (1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
CSKA Moscow
Number 11
Youth career
2007–2010 Audax Rio
2011–2012 Botafogo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Botafogo 16 (4)
2013– CSKA Moscow 47 (14)
2015–2016Internacional (loan) 61 (19)
National team
2012 Brazil Olympic 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2017

Victor Vinícius Coelho dos Santos (also known as Vitinho; born 9 October 1993) is a Brazilian professional association football player. He currently plays for CSKA Moscow.

Career[change | change source]

He has played for the Brazilian club, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas. In the 2013 season, he scored 4 goals in 16 Série A games.

Vitinho signed a 5-year contract with PFC CSKA Moscow on 2 September 2013.[1] He was usually just used as a substitute. Botafogo was interested in loaning Vitinho back to the club.[2]

On 16 January 2015, Vitinho joined Sport Club Internacional on a one-year loan deal.[3] The loan was extended to the end of 2016. He also extended his contract with CSKA Moscow to 2020. He returned to CSKA Moscow in January 2017.[4]

He made two appearances with the Brazilian Olympic team in 2012.

Honours[change | change source]

Botafogo
CSKA
Internacional

References[change | change source]

  1. Vitinho joins PFC CSKA
  2. "CSKA Moscow refuse to loan Vitinho to Botafogo". SambaFoot. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  3. "Atacante Vitinho reforça o Internacional [Forward Vitinho joins Internacional]". Internacional (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  4. "Vitinho is coming back and will play for CSKA" (in Russian). Sport Express. 9 December 2016.

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