Washington (footballer, born 1989)

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Personal information
Full name Washintinho Santana da Silva
Date of birth (1989-01-20) 20 January 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in) [1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 6
Senior career*
2005–2008 Força 0 (0)
2006Figueirense (loan) 0 (0)
2008–2009 Teleoptik 24 (23)
2010 Botafogo (SP) 2 (0)
2010–2011 Tombense 0 (0)
2011Figueirense (loan) 4 (1)
2012 Cianorte 0 (0)
2013 CRAC 18 (0)
2014–2015 Penapolense 0 (0)
2014Joinville (loan) 24 (0)
2014Palmeiras (loan) 5 (0)
2014Paraná (loan) 13 (1)
2015–2017 Nacional 62 (0)
2017–2018 Desportivo Aves 7 (0)
2018 Panionios 6 (0)
2018 Vila Nova 8 (0)
2019 Atlético Goianiense 18 (0)
2019 Ponte Preta 17 (0)
2020 CRB 20 (0)
2020– Feirense 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 19:51, 27 June 2019 (UTC)

Washington Santana da Silva (born 20 January 1989) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Portuguese club Feirense as a midfielder.



Washington started his career in São Paulo, for a small club Força. He was loaned to Figueirense in June 2006 but released in October. In August 2008 he left for Serbian club Teleoptik [2] which is the satellite club of Serbian giants FK Partizan and where, playing along compatriots Alex dos Santos Gonçalves, Elton Martins and Jefferson Madeira, in the 2008–09 Serbian League Belgrade, Serbian third tier, have helped the club to finish second thus achieving promotion to Serbian second tier, the Serbian First League. [3]

After playing with Teleoptik the first half of the 2009–10 Serbian First League, in December 2009 he returned to Brazil for Botafogo de Ribeirão Preto, until the end of 2010 Campeonato Paulista. [4] He contract was extended until May 2011. After played in 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D, he left for Tombense in September [5] but immediately loaned to Campeonato Brasileiro Série A club Figueirense. [6]

He scored his first goal on 16 January 2011 as a forward, in 2011 Campeonato Catarinense. [7]

In 2012, he joined Cianorte Futebol Clube playing in the Campeonato Paranaense. [8]

On 25 April 2015, Washington Santana joined Paraná. [9]

On 27 January 2018, Panionios F.C. officially announced the signing of defensive midfielder Washington Santana Silva, who was recently released from Clube Desportivo das Aves for an undisclosed fee. He will replace Frenchman Kevin Tapoko in the squad of experienced manager Michalis Grigoriou's team. [10] [11]

Washington returned to Brasil in August 2018, signing for Vila Nova, before moving across the state to Atlético Goianiense in December 2018, for the 2019 season. [12]


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  1. http://novosite.figueirense.com.br/#/equipe/atletas
  2. "Transferências para o exterior (2008)". CBF (in Portuguese). c. 2009. Archived from the original on 28 August 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  3. Stats from Serbia at Srbijafudbal
  4. "Botafogo acerta vinda de meia da Sérvia". Botafogo FC (SP) (in Portuguese). 7 December 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  5. "Boletim Informativo Diário Eletrônico (BID-E) Relação Pela Data 29/09/2010". CBF (in Portuguese). 29 September 2010. Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  6. "Boletim Informativo Diário Eletrônico (BID-E) Relação Pela Data 30/09/2010". CBF (in Portuguese). 30 September 2010. Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  7. "Washington "se apresenta" no Figueirense com gol na estreia". Terra Brasil (in Portuguese). 17 January 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  8. Washington Santana da Silva at Soccerway
  9. "Washington é o novo reforço do Tricolor" (in Portuguese). Paraná Clube. 25 April 2015.
  10. "Περιμένουν Ουάσινγκτον στον Πανιώνιο" (in Greek). sport24.gr. 22 January 2018.
  11. "Washington Santana da Silva signs contract with Panionios" (in Greek). sdna.gr. 27 January 2018.
  12. "Atlético-GO anuncia contratação do volante Washington, que estava no Vila Nova" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 10 December 2018.

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