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Hulk
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Personal information
Full name Givanildo Vieira de Souza
Date of birth 25 July 1986 (1986-07-25) (age 34)
Place of birth    Campina Grande, Brazil Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward / Winger
Club information
Current club Flag of the People's Republic of China Shanghai SIPG
Youth clubs
2001-2002
2002
2003-2004
Brazil Vilanovense
Brazil São Paulo
Brazil Vitória
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2004–2006
2005
2006–2008
2006
2007
2008
2008–2012
2012-2016
2016–
Brazil Vitória
Flag of JapanKawasaki Frontale (loan)
Flag of Japan Kawasaki Frontale
Flag of JapanConsadole Sapporo (loan)
Flag of JapanTokyo Verdy (loan)
Flag of Japan Tokyo Verdy
Flag of Portugal Porto
Flag of Russia Good One Zenit Saint Petersburg
Flag of the People's Republic of China Shanghai SIPG
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National team
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Givanildo Vieira de Sousa (born 25 July 1986), known as Hulk is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for and the Brazil national team, as a forward.

After starting out professionally with Vitória and playing three years in Japan, he went on to play several seasons in Portugal with Porto, winning ten major titles – including the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League and three national championships – and being crowned the league's top scorer once.

Hulk made his international debut in 2009, and played for Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics as one of the three permitted overage players. He went on to represent the Brazilian senior team at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Hulk is described by FIFA's official website as "a direct powerhouse of a centre- or wide-forward who knows his way around the box". He is strongly built for a footballer and acquired his nickname because he closely resembles the actor Lou Ferrigno who played the Incredible Hulk on The Incredible Hulk television show in the 1970s.

Honours

Clubs

Porto

Country

Individual

External links

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Brazil – 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup

1. Jefferson 2. Dani Alves 3. Thiago Silva (c) 4. David Luiz 5. Fernando 6. Marcelo 7. Lucas 8. Hernanes 9. Fred 10. Neymar 11. Oscar 12. Júlio César 13. Dante 14. Filipe Luís 15. Jean 16. Réver 17. Luiz Gustavo 18. Paulinho 19. Hulk 20. Bernard 21.  22. Diego Cavalieri 23. Jádson

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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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