Gabriel Paulista

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Soccer Player
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Date of Birth November 26, 1990
Place of Birth Sao Paulo, Brazil
Age 30 years old
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Gabriel Paulista

Gabriel Armando de Abreu, commonly known as Gabriel Paulista or simply Gabriel, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Spanish club Valencia CF. He began his career with Vitória in 2010, winning two Campeonato Baiano titles and finishing as runner-up in the 2010 Copa do Brasil. He also spent a season-and-a-half in Spain's top flight with Villarreal before joining Arsenal in January 2015. In August 2017, Gabriel completed a move to Valencia.

About Gabriel Paulista

Professional soccer player best known for becoming a fan favorite when he joined the English club Arsenal in 2015. He began his professional career playing with Vitória in his homeland Brazil before transitioning to the Spanish club Villarreal.

Before Fame

He began his youth soccer career in 2009 playing with Taboão da Serra before joining the Vitória football club, where he would ultimately begin his senior career.

Achievement

In 2013, he was named the best central defender at the Campeonato Baiano.

Family Life

Though a native of Sao Paolo, Brazil, he later lived in London, England.

Associations

He replaced injured Brazilian national player David Luiz during a friendly match against France and Chile in March 2015.

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Latest information about Gabriel Paulista updated on November 30, 2020.

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