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Personal information
Full name Ronildo Pereira de Freitas
Date of birth (1977-10-23) 23 October 1977 (age 45)
Place of birth Montes Claros, Brazil
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Midfielder / Defender
Youth career
Senior career*
1995–1998 Portuguesa
1998–2001 Feyenoord 49 (1)
2002 América-MG
2002–2004 RBC 58 (1)
2004–2006 NEC 62 (7)
2006–2007 Den Haag 23 (2)
2007–2009 AEK Larnaca 18 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Ronildo Pereira de Freitas (born 23 October 1977 in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais), known as Tininho, is a Brazilian retired footballer. On the left side of the pitch, he operated as either a midfielder or a defender.


Football career

In May 1998, at the age of 20, Tininho left Brazil and Associação Portuguesa de Desportos to sign with Feyenoord in the Netherlands. [1] In his first season with the Rotterdam team, he appeared in 28 games to help them win the Eredivisie after a six-year wait.

After a brief spell back in his country with América Futebol Clube (MG), Tininho returned to the Netherlands, where he would remain for the following five seasons always in the top flight, with RBC Roosendaal, NEC Nijmegen and ADO Den Haag. In 2007, he joined AEK Larnaca F.C. from Cyprus, playing two seasons with the club and retiring subsequently.



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