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Full name João Guilherme Leme Amorim
Date of birth 21 April 1986 (1986-04-21) (age 35)
Place of birth Bilac, Brazil
Height 1.85 m
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
2004–2005 Internacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Internacional 16 (1)
2008–2013 Marítimo 109 (5)
2013–2016 APOEL 75 (4)
2016–2017 Al-Fateh 5 (0)
2017 Bangu 5 (1)
2018 Cruzeiro RS 11 (0)
2018 Volta Redonda 10 (0)
2020 Brasil de Farroupilha 3 (0)
National team
2003 Brazil U17 6 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:31, 1 August 2021 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

João Guilherme Leme Amorim (born 21 April 1986) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a centre back.

Career

Internacional

João Guilherme started his career with Brazilian powerhouse Internacional where he played a total of 16 games, and scored 1 goal.

Marítimo

In January 2008, Guilherme was officially announced as the first reinforcement of the year of Portuguese Liga club C.S. Marítimo, after completing a deal worth €200,000. He was signed along with Internacional teammate Bruno Grassi, both of whom joined up with former teammates Marcelo Boeck, Ediglê and Márcio Mossoró, who all signed for Marítimo earlier in the season from Internacional. He played for Maritimo from 2008 until 2013, appearing in 109 games and scoring 5 goals.

APOEL

On 14 June 2013, after six Portuguese Liga seasons, he signed a two-year contract with APOEL from Cyprus. He made his APOEL debut against NK Maribor at GSP Stadium on 31 July 2013, in a 1–1 first leg draw for the third qualifying round of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League. He scored his first official goal for APOEL on 2 September 2013, in his team's 3–0 home win against Enosis Neon Paralimni for the Cypriot First Division. During the 2013–14 season, he appeared in four 2013–14 UEFA Europa League group stage matches for APOEL and won all the titles in Cyprus, the Cypriot League, the Cypriot Cup and the Cypriot Super Cup.

The next season, he appeared in five group stage matches in APOEL's 2014–15 UEFA Champions League campaign. On 19 December 2014, Guilherme signed a two-year contract extension with APOEL, running until June 2017. On 14 June 2016, one month after he won his third consecutive Cypriot First Division title with the club, João Guilherme's contract with APOEL was mutually terminated.

International career

João Guilherme was the captain of the Brazil under-17 team that won the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Cup, appearing in all Brazil's matches and helping his team to win the trophy.

Club statistics

Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Marítimo 2007–08 Primeira Liga 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2008–09 Primeira Liga 30 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 36 0
2009–10 Primeira Liga 26 1 1 0 1 0 28 1
2010–11 Primeira Liga 14 1 0 0 1 0 6 0 21 1
2011–12 Primeira Liga 24 1 3 0 4 1 31 2
2012–13 Primeira Liga 12 2 1 0 2 0 9 0 24 2
Total 109 5 6 0 11 1 17 0 143 6
APOEL 2013–14 Cypriot First Division 28 3 4 0 8 0 1 0 41 3
2014–15 Cypriot First Division 26 0 5 0 9 0 1 0 41 0
2015–16 Cypriot First Division 21 1 3 0 5 0 1 0 30 1
Total 75 4 12 0 22 0 3 0 112 4
Career total 184 9 18 0 11 1 39 0 3 0 255 10

Honours

Club

APOEL
  • Cypriot First Division: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
  • Cypriot Cup: 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Cypriot Super Cup: 2013

International

Brazil U17
  • FIFA Under-17 World Cup: 2003
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