| Emerson Santos|
| Emerson dos Santos da Silva|
(1983-05-03) 3 May 1983 (age 32)
Avai FC (#4 / Defender)
Emerson dos Santos da Silva Wikipedia
Emerson dos Santos da Silva (born 3 May 1983), simply known as Emerson, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Botafogo, on loan from Atlético Mineiro, as a central defender.
Born in Taguatinga, Emerson was a Gama youth graduate. After making his senior debut in 2002, he moved to São Caetano in 2005. In 2006, he was in Guarani, when in the middle of that year he went to Flamengo. Having stayed one month at Flamengo, Emerson ended up finishing that year as player Veranópolis. In 2007, around May, replaced by the Veranópolis Fortress where he remained until the end of the season.
Began the year 2008 in Sertãozinho, however, two months later, came to rescind his contract with the club in order to go play in Avaí Futebol Clube which became one of the highlights of the team in winning access The series in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie B 2008.
In 2009, Emerson had great prominence along with the best Avai in a campaign of Santa Catarina a club in Serie A Brazilian Championship, finishing in sixth place with 57 points.
Emerson, who made his debut at Avaí on March 5, 2008 in an international friendly before the selection of Jamaica in the Avaí won 2-0, reached a staggering 100 games for the club on February 21, 2010 when Avaí tied for the 1-1 with Joinville in Joinville.(Correct as of October 16, 2010)
Copa do Brasil: 2006
Campeonato Catarinense: 2009, 2010
Campeonato Paranaense: 2011, 2012
Best defender Campeonato Catarinense: 2009, 2010