Cacau

  • Date of birth : 27/03/1981
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Germany Germany
 
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Cacau

A pacy, penetrative Brazilian-born striker, Claudemir Jerônimo Barreto, aka Cacau, has spent all his professional career in Germany and was granted both German citizenship and his first caps for the Nationalmannschaft in 2009. A VfB Stuttgart player since 2003, he helped the Swabian club to the Bundesliga title in 2006/07.

• Left Brazil for Germany aged 18, where he first played fifth-tier football for Türk Gücü München before joining 1. FC Nürnberg in 2001.

• Moved from Nürnberg's amateur side to the senior team, scoring Bundesliga doubles against Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Stuttgart and 1. FC Köln, but added just two further goals in 2002/03 as the club were relegated.

• Joined Stuttgart in summer 2003, having agreed the transfer six months earlier; scored 13 times in the title-winning 2006/07 campaign and also four times in the German Cup but was sent off in the final, which Stuttgart lost 3-2 in extra time to Nürnberg.

• Obtained German citizenship in February 2009 and made his international debut against China in a Shanghai friendly three months later; his first competitive start came in the final 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier at home to Finland.

• Selected for the World Cup after scoring 13 Bundesliga goals in 2009/10; on target once in four outings in South Africa, in a 4-0 group stage win against Australia.

Last updated: 02/03/12 13.02CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 29/05/2014 09:21 CET
01.08.2013UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundBotev PlovdivBotev Plovdiv1-1StuttgartStuttgart3400
04.08.2013German DFB CupFirst roundBerlinBerlin0-2StuttgartStuttgart6800
08.08.2013UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundStuttgartStuttgart0-0Botev PlovdivBotev Plovdiv9000
11.08.2013German BundesligaMainzMainz3-2StuttgartStuttgart2200
17.08.2013German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart0-1LeverkusenLeverkusen4500
22.08.2013UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsRijekaRijeka2-1StuttgartStuttgart6900
25.08.2013German BundesligaAugsburgAugsburg2-1StuttgartStuttgart1600
29.08.2013UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsStuttgartStuttgart2-2RijekaRijeka7300
01.09.2013German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart6-2HoffenheimHoffenheim2200
13.09.2013German BundesligaHerthaHertha0-1StuttgartStuttgart100
22.09.2013German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-1Eintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt100
25.09.2013German DFB CupSecond roundFreiburgFreiburg2-1StuttgartStuttgart500
29.09.2013German BundesligaBraunschweigBraunschweig0-4StuttgartStuttgart400
01.02.2014German BundesligaLeverkusenLeverkusen2-1StuttgartStuttgart100
09.02.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-4AugsburgAugsburg2700
15.02.2014German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim4-1StuttgartStuttgart3200
22.02.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-2HerthaHertha2300
02.03.2014German BundesligaEintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt2-1StuttgartStuttgart8500
08.03.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart2-2BraunschweigBraunschweig8700
15.03.2014German BundesligaBremenBremen1-1StuttgartStuttgart8700
22.03.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-0HamburgHamburg200
29.03.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart2-3DortmundDortmund400
12.04.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-1StuttgartStuttgart100
20.04.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart3-1SchalkeSchalke8910
25.04.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover0-0StuttgartStuttgart6700
03.05.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart1-2WolfsburgWolfsburg7501
10.05.2014German BundesligaBayernBayern1-0StuttgartStuttgart2500

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General info

  • Name: Cacau
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/03/1981 (33)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 18
  • Club: Stuttgart ( GER)

  • Height: 179cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    16/09/03: Rangers 2-1 Stuttgart
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Qualifying round)
    03/09/10: Belgium 0-1 Germany

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Germany50
Total50

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart152
Total152
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart338
Total338
UEFA Intertoto Cup
ClubPGS
Stuttgart10
Total10
Last updated: 30/08/2013 01:26 CET
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