General
Fernandinho
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Personal information
Full name Fernando Luiz Roza
Date of birth 4 May 1985 (1985-05-04) (age 35)
Place of birth    Londrina, Flag of Brazil Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of England Manchester City
Number 25
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2002–2005
2005–2013
2013–
Flag of Brazil Atlético Paranaense
Flag of Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
Flag of England Manchester City
072 0(14)
184 0(31)
232 0(18)   
National team
2011– Flag of Brazil Brazil 053 00(2)

Fernando Luiz Roza (born 4 May 1985), or simply Fernandinho is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for English club Manchester City and the Brazil national team. He started his career at Brazilian club Atlético Paranaense before moving to Shakhtar Donetsk in 2005, where he became one of the best foreign players to ever play in the Ukraine Premier League. With Shakhtar, he won six Ukrainian Premier League titles, four Ukrainian Cups and the 2008–09 UEFA Cup. He was voted for the Shakhtar Donetsk fans as the best Brazilian player to ever play for the team.

He is well known for his blistering pace and ability to shoot from long distances. He is described as "a defensive midfielder with a box to box style of play, contributing in large part to the defense and the attack. With a powerful shot and great passing range, Fernandinho has played an important part in breaking up opposition attacks and creating goal scoring opportunities.

Honours

Clubs

Atletico Paranaense
Shakhtar Donetsk
Manchester City

International

Brazil

Individual

External links

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Manchester City F.C. squad - 2020–21

2 Walker · 3 Dias · 5 Stones · 6 Aké · 7 Sterling · 8 Gündoğan · 9 Jesus · 10 Agüero · 11 Zinchenko · 13 Steffen · 14 Laporte · 16 Rodri · 17 De Bruyne · 20 Silva · 21 Torres · 22 Mendy · 25 Fernandinho ·  (c) 26 Mahrez · 27 Cancelo · 31 Ederson · 33 Carson · 34 Sandler · 47 Foden · 48 Delap · 50 García ·

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Brazil – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Fourth Place

1. Jefferson 2. Dani Alves 3. Thiago Silva (c) 4. David Luiz 5. Fernandinho 6. Marcelo 7. Hulk 8. Paulinho 9. Fred 10. Neymar 11. Oscar 12. Júlio César 13. Dante 14. Maxwell 15. Henrique 16. Ramires 17. Luiz Gustavo 18. Hernanes 19. Willian 20. Bernard 21.  22. Victor 23. Maicon

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Brazil – 2015 Copa América – Quarter-finals

1. Jefferson 2. Dani Alves 3. Miranda 4. David Luiz 5. Fernandinho 6. Filipe Luís 7. Douglas Costa 8. Elias 9. Tardelli 10. Neymar (c) 11. Firmino 12. Neto 13. Marquinhos 14. Thiago Silva 15. Geferson 16. Fabinho 17. Fred 18. Everton Ribeiro 19. Willian 20. Robinho 21. Coutinho 22. Casemiro 23. Marcelo Grohe

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Brazil – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Quarter-finals

1. Alisson 2. Thiago Silva 3. Miranda 4. Geromel 5. Casemiro 6. Filipe Luís 7. Douglas Costa 8. Renato Augusto 9. Gabriel Jesus 10. Neymar 11. Coutinho 12. Marcelo 13. Marquinhos 14. Danilo 15. Paulinho 16. Cássio 17. Fernandinho 18. Fred 19. Willian 20. Firmino 21. Taison 22. Fagner 23. Ederson

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Brazil – 2019 Copa América – Winners (9th title)

1. Alisson 2. Thiago Silva 3. Miranda 4. Marquinhos 5. Casemiro 6. Filipe Luís 7. David Neres 8. Arthur 9. Gabriel Jesus 10. Willian 11. Coutinho 12. Alex Sandro 13. Militão 14. Allan 15. Cássio 16. Fernandinho 17. Paquetá 18. Everton 19. Firmino 20. Richarlison 21. Fagner 22. Ederson

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