Felipe Melo

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Date of Birth June 26, 1983
Place of Birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Age 37 years old
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Felipe Melo

Felipe Melo de Carvalho is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Palmeiras. He began his career with Campeonato Brasileiro Série A teams Flamengo, Cruzeiro and Grêmio, before moving to Spain in 2005, where he represented Mallorca, Racing Santander and Almería in La Liga. After one year at Fiorentina, he signed for Juventus for €25 million in 2009. Melo spent four seasons at Galatasaray, playing 154 total games and winning eight honours including three Süper Lig titles. After a spell back in Serie A with Inter Milan, he returned to Brazil in 2017 by signing for Palmeiras, where he soon won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 2018. Melo was a Brazilian international from 2009 to 2010, earning 22 caps and scoring two goals. He was part of their squads that won the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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About Felipe Melo

Midfielder who joined the Turkish Club Galatasaray in 2011 and played in the 2010 FIFA World Cup with the Brazilian national team.

Before Fame

He began his career playing for Flamengo in 2001.

Achievement

He spent two seasons with Juventus before being sent on loan to Galatasaray and eventually signing with the team.

Family Life

He fathered four children with his wife Roberta.

Associations

He played alongside Kaka on the Brazilian national team from 2009 to 2010.

Information related to Felipe Melo

  • Brazilian Christians
  • FIFA Confederations Cup-winning players
  • Brazilian expatriate sportspeople in Turkey
  • UD Almería players
  • Galatasaray S.K. footballers
  • Racing de Santander players
  • RCD Mallorca players
  • Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense players
  • ACF Fiorentina players
  • Cruzeiro Esporte Clube players
  • Clube de Regatas do Flamengo footballers
  • Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras players
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Latest information about Felipe Melo updated on October 21, 2020.

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