Wendell Nascimento Borges | Playerprofile
Wendell was born on 20 July 1993 in Fortaleza and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for Iraty Sport Club from 2011-2011, for Londrina EC from 2012-2012, for Parana Clube Curitiba from 2012-2012, for Londrina EC from 2013-2013, for Gremio FB Porto Alegrense from 2013-2014 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2014.
Current season 2020/21
With two assists, the 1.78m-tall defender presently has the eighth-most in his team along with Paulinho, Nadiem Amiri and Julian Baumgartlinger. In 21 of the previous 24 games of the season, Wendell was in the starting line-up. Of these 24 games, he won 12 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for three games.
The 26-year-old played his last game on the 33rd matchday of the 2019/20 season (20 June 2020). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he lost to Hertha BSC 0-2. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, Wendell had 99 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 33 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 14. Wendell was additionally able to make 56 successful passes. He covered a distance of 10.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 24 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
The player with the shirt number 18 has played 164 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 75. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, Wendell has put a total of seven balls in the net.