Thomás Bedinelli

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Thomás Bedinelli
Personal information
Full name Thomás Jaguaribe Bedinelli
Date of birth (1993-02-24) 24 February 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
2006 Sport-MG
2006–2007 Roma
2007 Botafogo
2008–2013 Flamengo
Senior career*
2011–2016 Flamengo 19 (0)
2013–2014Siena (loan) 12 (0)
2014–2015Ponte Preta (loan) 13 (1)
2015Seattle Sounders (loan) 11 (1)
2016Joinvile (loan) 9 (0)
2017 Santa Cruz 1 (0)
2017–2018 Sport Recife 23 (3)
2018 Londrina 3 (0)
2018–2021 Apollon Smyrnis 76 (17)
2021– Atromitos 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 23 January 2022

Thomás Jaguaribe Bedinelli (born 24 February 1993), sometimes known as just Thomás, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Greek Super League club Atromitos.



Thomás' youth football career started with the Brazil club CFZ, then he went to the other hometown club Sport. He holds dual-citizenship and an Italian passport beside his Brazilian nationality. In 2006 Thomás arrived Italy to go through a trial period at Italian club Roma. After that he entered the youth team of Botafogo.


Thomás went into Flamengo's youth in 2008. In 2010, he became the champion of Campeonato Carioca de Juvenis with the team in an undefeated season and was the team's top scorer in the competition.

In 2011, selected by head coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo, Thomás entered Flamengo's senior squad, as well as earned his no. 25 jersey. [1] He made his professional debut for Flamengo on 23 July 2011 against Ceará Sporting Club in Campeonato Brasileiro, [2] and earned 9 appearances for Flamengo in Campeonato Brasileiro. In 2012, he changed his uniform to no. 20 and made 10 appearances in 2012 Campeonato Brasileiro season. [3] On 16 March 2012, Thomás earned his first Copa Libertadores debut against Paraguayan club Olimpia Asunción at group stage, started the game and played 78 minutes. He played for Flamengo in 28 professional matches including 19 Campeonato Brasileiro appearances and nine more Campeonato Carioca games. [4]

Siena (loan)

On 7 August 2013, Italian football club Siena announced that they made an agreement with Flamengo to loan Thomás for one year. [5] He made 12 appearances for Siena in Serie B, as no. 10 of Siena. [6] Then he came back to Brazil and re-registered into Flamengo's squad on 16 June 2014 but failed to get more opportunities under Vanderlei Luxemburgo.

Ponte Preta (loan)

On 19 August 2014, Globo reported that Campeonato Brasileiro Série B club Ponte Preta signed Thomás on loan from Flamengo until the end of season. [7] Thomás made a total 21 appearance for Ponte Preta, including 13 Série B matches in which he scored his only goal against Atlético Goianiense and 8 Campeonato Paulista matches. On 12 May 2015 he ended his loan and was back to Flamengo again.

Seattle Sounders (loan)

On 1 June 2015, the Major League Soccer club Seattle Sounders FC announced on their website that Thomás had finished his permanent transfer from Flamengo to the Sounders. [8] Thomás made his debut for the Sounders on 7 June 2015, replacing Marco Pappa as a substitute on 80th minute during the road game against Sporting Kansas City which Sounders lost 0-1. [9] On 15 August 2015 Thomás scored his first goal for the Sounders in their 4-0 win against Orlando City SC. [10]

Joinville (loan)

During the 2015 offseason, Thomás was loaned to Joinville.

Other Brazilian Clubs

In January 2017 Santa Cruz signed Thomás. [11] [12]

On 1 June 2017, Thomás signed a one-year deal with Brazilian Série A club Sport, [13] and after a year and half he signed as a free transfer with Brazilian Série B club Londrina.

Apollon Smyrnis

On 22 June 2018, Thomás signed a three-year deal with Super League club Apollon Smyrnis. [14] On 16 December 2018, Thomás scored the only goal of the game in the 59th minute to clinch a long-awaited three-point haul for Babis Tennes’ team in a win game against Xanthi, who have now given their fans some hope in what has been a woeful campaign so far. It was the first win for the club in 2018–19 season in an ill-tempered Matchday 14 clash. [15]


On 21 June 2021, Atromitos announced Thomás, having signed a two-year contract with the club. [16]

Career statistics

As of 28 July 2021)
ClubSeasonLeagueCupContinentalState LeagueTotal
Flamengo 2011 Série A 9090
2012 100002060180
2013 3030
Siena (loan) 2013–14 Serie B 12000120
Ponte Preta (loan) 2014 Série B 1312080231
Seattle Sounders FC (loan) 2015 MLS 11130141
Joinvile (loan) 2016 Série B 9050140
Santa Cruz 2017 Série B 1010223243
Sport Recife 2017 Série A 23300233
Apollon Smyrnis 2018–19 Superleague Grecce 24233275
2019–20 Superleague Grecce 2 2213102313
2020–21 Superleague Grecce 30220322
Career total16425935053323131



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  13. "Sport anuncia contratação de meia que estava no rival Santa Cruz". 1 June 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
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