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Clubs: CR Vasco da Gama, FC Porto

UEFA honours
UEFA Europa League:
winner 2011

• Josef de Souza Dias was born in Rio de Janeiro and joined Vasco da Gama at the age of nine before working his way through the club's youth development scheme.

• Joined the first team in 2008 but suffered a serious foot injury just a few weeks after his debut.

• Returned to full fitness in 2009 and helped Vasco to become Série B champions and return to the top flight after one season away; also won a silver medal with Brazil at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt, where he incurred four yellow cards in five games and missed a penalty in the final shoot-out defeat by Ghana.

• Left his homeland to join Porto in June 2010 and scored a spectacular goal on his European club competition debut in a 3-0 win at KRC Genk in the UEFA Europa League play-offs.

• Won the Portuguese Liga in his debut season but made just two starts plus four substitute appearances as Porto reached the UEFA Europa League final in Dublin

Last updated: 22/07/11 13.17CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 11/02/2016 02:17 CET
26.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageFranceFrance1-3BrazilBrazil400
28.07.2015UEFA Champions LeagueThird qualifying roundFenerbahçeFenerbahçe0-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
05.08.2015UEFA Champions LeagueThird qualifying roundShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk3-0FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
14.08.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe2-0EskişehirsporEskişehirspor9000
20.08.2015UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsAtromitosAtromitos0-1FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
23.08.2015Turkish Super LeagueRizesporRizespor1-1FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
27.08.2015UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsFenerbahçeFenerbahçe3-0AtromitosAtromitos9000
30.08.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe2-1AntalyasporAntalyaspor7600
13.09.2015Turkish Super LeagueKasımpaşaKasımpaşa0-1FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9010
04.10.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe2-2AkhisarAkhisar3000
18.10.2015Turkish Super LeagueKayserisporKayserispor0-1FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
22.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageFenerbahçeFenerbahçe1-0AjaxAjax9000
25.10.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe1-1GalatasarayGalatasaray9000
05.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageAjaxAjax0-0FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
08.11.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe1-0KonyasporKonyaspor4500
21.11.2015Turkish Super LeagueMersinMersin1-3FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
26.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageMoldeMolde0-2FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
30.11.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe2-0TrabzonsporTrabzonspor9000
06.12.2015Turkish Super LeagueGaziantepsporGaziantepspor2-2FenerbahçeFenerbahçe4000
10.12.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageFenerbahçeFenerbahçe1-1CelticCeltic9000
13.12.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe1-0İstanbul Başakşehirİstanbul Başakşehir9000
20.12.2015Turkish Super LeagueGençlerbirliğiGençlerbirliği0-1FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
28.12.2015Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe2-1SivassporSivasspor9000
10.01.2016Turkish CupPlay-offsGiresunsporGiresunspor0-2FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9010
18.01.2016Turkish Super LeagueEskişehirsporEskişehirspor0-3FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
24.01.2016Turkish Super LeagueFenerbahçeFenerbahçe2-1RizesporRizespor9000
30.01.2016Turkish CupPlay-offsFenerbahçeFenerbahçe1-0KayserisporKayserispor10600
05.02.2016Turkish Super LeagueAntalyasporAntalyaspor4-2FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000
09.02.2016Turkish CupPlay-offsAmedsporAmedspor3-3FenerbahçeFenerbahçe9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Souza
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 11/02/1989 (26)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 6
  • Club: Fenerbahçe ( TUR)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 80kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Play-offs)
    19/08/10: Genk 0-3 Porto

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 11/12/2015 01:08 CET