Paulinho was born on 15 July 2000 in Rio de Janeiro and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for CR Vasco da Gama from 2010-2018 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2018.
Current season 2021/22
With one assist, the 21-year-old presently has the fifth-most in his team along with Kerem Demirbay and Jonathan Tah. So far, the 1.77m-tall forward has taken four shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Mitchel Bakker and Jeremie Frimpong, eighth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. With three passes to a shot, the player with the shirt number 7 currently occupies seventh place within the team statistics along with Patrik Schick, Nadiem Amiri, Mitchel Bakker and Odilon Kossounou. In four of the previous seven games of the season, Paulinho was in the starting line-up. Of these seven games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for three games.
Paulinho played his last game on the eighth matchday of the 2021/22 season (17 October 2021). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he lost against FC Bayern München 1-5. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 45 minutes. In terms of total touches, Paulinho had 29 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 16 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win six. Paulinho covered a distance of 5.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 12 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Paulinho has played 36 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 17. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, he has put a total of three balls in the net.
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