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Position Striker

Club Al Gharafa - Qatar

Height 1.83 M

Nationality Brazil

Date of birth 15 September 1982

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Edmilson dos Santos Silva, or simply Edmilson (born September 15, 1982), is a Brazilian striker. He currently plays for Qatari Premier League side Al-Gharafa Sports Club. Edmilson started his career playing for the Palmeiras. In January 2004, he joined J-League side Albirex Niigata on loan from Palmeiras. He had a short loan spell at Niigata, and signed a permanent deal next year. He played for the club, scoring 62 league goals in four seasons as a regular player. Edmilson moved to J. League rival Urawa Red Diamonds in January 2008. He continued his successful career with Urawa, scoring 11 goals in 31 appearances. He ended up the second highest scorer in the league for the 2009 season with 17 goals. On 29 June 2011, Urawa announced that Edmilson would leave Japan to join Qatari club Al-Gharafa.

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