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 1.77m-tall forward currently has the fifth-most in his team along with Kerem Demirbay, Jonathan Tah and Odilon Kossounou. So far, the 21-year-old has taken five shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Mitchel Bakker and Karim Bellarabi, eighth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Until now, the player with the shirt number 7 has been responsible for six passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself fifth place within the statistics of his club. In five of the previous 10 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 10 games, he won 5 with his club. Additionally, Paulinho was substituted in for five games.
Paulinho played his last game on the 12th matchday of the 2021/22 season (20 November 2021). He was victorious over VfL Bochum 1848 while playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen with a score of 1-0. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 14 minutes in this game. Paulinho shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had 10 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had seven tackle challenges in the last match. He covered a distance of 2.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Paulinho had a total of eight sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Paulinho has played 39 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 18. 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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