Jairo de Macedo da Silva

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Personal information
Full nameJairo de Macedo da Silva
Date of birth (1992-05-06) 6 May 1992 (age 28) [1]
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Winger, forward
Club information
Current team
Hajduk Split
Number 21
Youth career
Senior career*
2010–2013 Madureira
2011Internacional (loan)
2011Botafogo (loan)
2013–2015 AS Trenčín
2015–2018 PAOK
2016–2017PAS Giannina (loan)
2017–2018Sheriff Tiraspol (loan)
2018– Hajduk Split
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 25 August 2020

Jairo de Macedo da Silva (born 6 May 1992), or simply Jairo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Prva HNL club HNK Hajduk Split.


Club career

Jairo started off career in the Brazilian club Botafogo. He came to AS Trenčín in winter 2014, and he signed one-year contract. [2] Jairo came to Trenčín from Brazilian Madureira. The club started to scout him during Copa Amsterdam, where he was playing for Botafogo. In the beginning of 2015, he signed a 3-year contract with Trenčín. [3] In the 2nd qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League against Steaua Bucharest, he assisted with all three goals in a 3–2 away win. [4]

On 8 August 2015, PAOK announced the signing of Jairo from AS Trenčín for a reported fee of €400,000. [5] Jairo put pen to paper on a four-year contract. [6] On 3 December 2015, in a 6–2 away win against Chania for Greek Cup he scored his first goal with the club. On 10 January 2016, he scored his first league goal with the club in a 3–1 home win game against PAS Giannina.

On 30 August 2016, he signed with PAS Giannina on a year-long loan from PAOK. [7] On 8 August 2017, he was loaned to Sheriff Tiraspol, signing an 1-year contract. [8] On 23 September 2017, his hat-trick in a 6–3 home win against Dacia helped his club to keep the 1st place in the league. [9]

Jairo joined Croatian side Hajduk Split for the 2018–19 Croatian First Football League season, collecting 13 goals and 10 assists in all competitions. [10] At the end of the season, he was named in the league Team of the Season. [11] On 12 June 2019 Jairo extended his contract for a further three years. [12]


FK AS Trenčín

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  2. Pred troma rokmi pokoril AS, na jar oblečie jeho dres Archived 8 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine 08.01.2014, astrencin.sk
  3. Brazílčan Jairo hráčom Trenčína, Rybníček: Bola to pre nás priorita, Profutbal.sk, Retrieved 10 January 2015 (in Slovak)
  4. Jairo on the way to Greek PAOK [ permanent dead link ] Retrieved 7 August 2015
  5. PAOK clinch Jairo deal Retrieved 7 August 2015
  6. PAOK announce Jairo signing [ permanent dead link ] Retrieved 8 August 2015
  7. Oλοκληρώθηκε του Ζάιρο Retrieved 30 August 2016
  8. "Welcome, Jairo". fc-sheriff.com. FC Sheriff Tiraspol. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  9. "Sheriff Tiraspol - Dacia Chișinău 6-3". www.sofascore.com. 24 September 2017. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  10. "Jairo collected most assists and minutes this season". hajduk.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  11. "Trophy Footballer: Jairo and Bradarić in HT First Division team of the season!". hajduk.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  12. "Jairo produžio vjernost Bijelima do 2022. godine!". hajduk.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 12 June 2019.