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Júlio César
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Personal information
Full name Júlio César Soares de Espíndola
Date of birth 3 September 1979 (1979-09-03) (age 40)
Place of birth    Duque de Caxias, Brazil Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Flag of Portugal Benfica
Number 20
Youth clubs
Brazil Grajau CC
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1998-2005
2005-2012
2005
2012-2014
2014
2014-
Brazil Flamengo
Flag of Italy Internazionale
Flag of ItalyChievo (loan)
England Queens Park Rangers
Flag of CanadaToronto (loan)
Flag of Portugal Benfica
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National team
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Júlio César Soares de Espíndola (born 3 September 1979), known as Júlio César, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Portuguese club Benfica.

He spent seven years at Italian club Internazionale, where he won five Scudetti, the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League and the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup. He was awarded the Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year title in both 2009 and 2010, and was nominated for the 2009 Ballon d'Or, where he was voted into 21st place.

Júlio César won 87 international caps for Brazil between 2004 and 2014. He was selected for the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups, in addition to two Copa América tournaments.

Honours

Clubs

Flamengo
Internazionale

International

Brazil

Individual

External links

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S.L. Benfica squad - 2020–21

2. López 2. Grimaldo 4. Luisão (c) 5. Fejsa 6. Augusto 7. Samaris 8. Horta 9. Jiménez 10. Jonas 11. Mitroglou 12. Júlio César 13. Lopes 15. Carrillo 17. Živković 18. Salvio 21. Pizzi 21. Cervi 23. Pereira 27. Rafa 33. Jardel 34. Almeida 38. Hermes 50. Semedo —. Varela —. Arango —. Krovinović —. Chrien —. Willock —. Seferović

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Brazil – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Dida 2. Cafu (c) 3. Lúcio 4. Juan 5. Emerson 6. Roberto Carlos 7. Adriano 8. Kaká 9. Ronaldo 10. Ronaldinho 11. Zé Roberto 12. Rogério Ceni 13. Cicinho 14. Luisão 15. Cris 16. Gilberto 17. Gilberto Silva 18. Mineiro 19. Juninho 20. Ricardinho 21. Fred 22. Júlio César 23. Robinho

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Brazil – 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup

1. Júlio César 2. Maicon 3. Lúcio (c) 4. Juan 5. Felipe Melo 6. Kléber 7. Elano 8. Gilberto Silva 9. Luís Fabiano 10. Kaká 11. Robinho 12. Victor 13. Dani Alves 14. Luisão 15. Miranda 16. André Santos 17. Josué 18. Ramires 19. Júlio Baptista 20. Kléberson 21. Pato 22. Nilmar 23. Gomes

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Brazil – 2010 FIFA World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Júlio César 2. Maicon 3. Lúcio 4. Juan 5. Felipe Melo 6. Michel Bastos 7. Elano 8. Gilberto Silva 9. Luís Fabiano 10. Kaká 11. Robinho 12. Gomes 13. Dani Alves 14. Luisão 15. Thiago Silva 16. Gilberto 17. Josué 18. Ramires 19. Júlio Baptista 20. Kléberson 21. Nilmar 22. Doni 23. Grafite

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Brazil – 2011 Copa América – Quarter-finals

1. Júlio César 2. Dani Alves 3. Lúcio (c) 4. Thiago Silva 5. Lucas Leiva 6. André Santos 7. Robinho 8. Ramires 9. Pato 10. Ganso 11. Neymar 12. Victor 13. Maicon 14. Luisão 15. Sandro 16. Elano 17. Elias 18. Lucas 19. Fred 20. Jádson 21. Adriano 22. Jefferson 23. David Luiz

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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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