• Date of birth : 25/07/1986
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
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Clubs: EC Vitória, Consadole Sapporo, Tokyo Verdy, FC Porto

UEFA honours
UEFA Europa League:
winner 2011

• After a tentative start to his career with Brazil's Vitória, Givanildo Vieira de Souza left for Japan in his late teens and became a prolific goalscorer in the J2 League for Consadole in 2006 (25 goals) and top marksman, with 37 for Verdy, in 2007, earning the club promotion to the J-League.

• Left Verdy midway through the 2008 season (with seven goals in 11 games) for Porto, where he proved a revelation in his debut campaign, playing in all ten UEFA Champions League games and winning the domestic double.

• Opened his UEFA Champions League account with a match-winning double at home to APOEL FC (2-1) in the 2009/10 group stage as Porto reached the last 16.

• Made his debut for Brazil as a substitute in a November 2009 friendly against England (1-0) in Qatar.

• Started the 2010/11 season in prolific fashion − scoring 16 times in his first 17 matches in all competitions − and was ever-present (group stage to final, five goals) in Porto's UEFA Europa League triumph.

Last updated: 21/07/11 12.57CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year


General info

  • Name: Hulk
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 25/07/1986 (29)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 7
  • Club: Zenit ( RUS)

  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 75kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    17/09/08: Porto 3-1 Fenerbahçe

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 25/11/2015 01:16 CET