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Bernardo Ribeiro

Footballer

Bernardo Salim Ribeiro (9 October 1989 – 7 May 2016) was a Brazilian footballer. He played as an attacking midfielder. On February 2011, he completed move to Skënderbeu Korçë.[1][2] He officially became part of the club in July 2011. InAugust 2012 he signed for A-League club Newcastle Jets.[3]

Bernardo Ribeiro
Bernardo Ribeiro.jpg
Personal information
Full name Bernardo Salim Ribeiro
Date of birth (1989-10-09)9 October 1989
Place of birth Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death (2016-05-07)May 7, 2016 (aged 26)
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Youth career
1999–2011 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Skënderbeu 5 (1)
2012–2013 Newcastle Jets 6 (0)
2013–2014 IFK Mariehamn 32 (3)
2015 Inter de Lages 0 (0)
2016 Friburguense 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 May 2016

On 8 May 2016, Ribeiro died of a heart attack during a match in Brazil, aged 26.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Pirro Nika (2011-02-09). "Braziliani Ribeiro mberrin ne Korce" (in Albanian). Albania Soccer. Retrieved 2011-06-23.
  2. "Skënderbeu merr Ribeiron nga Katania" (in Albanian). Futbolli Shqiptar. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2011-06-23.
  3. http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/newcastlejets/news-display/Jets-sign-Brazilian-attacking-midfielder/48419
  4. "Former Newcastle Jets midfielder dies during match in Brazil". The World Game.