Willian

  • Date of birth : 09/08/1988
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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Willian

Willian

Clubs: SC Corinthians, FC Shakhtar Donetsk

UEFA honours
UEFA Cup:
winner 2009

• Willian Borges da Silva joined Sao Paulo club Corinthians as a youth and eventually broke into the first team while still in his teens.

• A lively winger, he helped Brazil to victory in the South American Under-20 Championship in January 2007 and went on to represent his country in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada later that year, reaching the quarter-finals.

• Joined Shakhtar on a five-year contract in August 2007 and won the Ukrainian double in his first season.

• Made over 50 appearances in all competitions during 2008/09, including 17 in Europe, as Shakhtar won the UEFA Cup after transferring in mid-season from the UEFA Champions League; a substitute in all six UEFA Cup games from the round of 16 to the semi-final, he played the full 120 minutes of the showpiece against SV Werder Bremen (2-1).

• Helped Shakhtar to another Premier League title in 2009/10, scoring five goals; added another three before the end of August in 2010/11 and started all six group games on the club's return to the UEFA Champions League.

Last updated: 09/02/11 11.10CET

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UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Willian
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 09/08/1988 (26)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 22
  • Club: Chelsea ( ENG)

  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 71kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    06/11/07: Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Milan

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk349
Chelsea161
Total5010
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk191
Anji30
Total221
Last updated: 26/11/2014 01:15 CET
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