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Cristiano Cordeiro

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1988–1989  SC Internacional
Role  Football player
Years  Team
Height  1.85 m
1988–1996  SC Internacional
Playing position  Defender
Name  Cristiano Cordeiro

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Full name  Cristiano Preigchadt Cordeiro
Date of birth  (1973-08-14) August 14, 1973 (age 42)
Place of birth  Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Cristiano Preigchadt Cordeiro (Chinese: 高尼路), also known as Cris (born 14 August 1973 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) is a retired naturalised Hong Kong professional association football player. He is a defender in Sun Hei (since 2003) and the Hong Kong football team. He is also the captain of the Hong Kong football team.


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He joined Eastern Salon in the 2013–14 season as an assistant coach. On 9 October 2013, Cordeiro was appointed the head coach of Eastern Salon.

Football career

Cordeiro started his career at Rio Grande do Sul playing at Sport Club Internacional since he was 14. Before he moved to Hong Kong, he played for Brasil de Farroupilha and Fortaleza EC.

Cordeiro joined South China of Hong Kong First Division League in 1998. In the 2003–2004 season, due to All-Chinese policy induced by the club, he transferred to another First Division club Xiangxue Sun Hei.

Cordeiro was twice the Hong Kong Footballer of the Year (2000–01 and 2004–05) and he had gain many awards since then.

In September 2006, he became a Hong Kong permanent resident, applied for the Hong Kong SAR passport and has been playing for the Hong Kong national team. He gained his first cap on the 2007 AFC Cup Qualifying round against Qatar on 11 October 2006.

International career

As of 9 October 2009


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