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Leandro dos Santos de Jesus

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Place of birth  Salvador, Brazil
Height  1.73 m
Weight  65 kg
Number  5
Career start  2005
Name  Leandro Santos

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Full name  Leandro dos Santos de Jesus
Date of birth  (1985-02-26) February 26, 1985 (age 30)
2002–2003  Real Salvador Esporte Clube
Current team  Kuwait SC (#5 / Midfielder)

Playing position  Defensive Midfielder

Leandro dos Santos de Jesus or simply Makelele (born February 26, 1985 in Salvador), is a Brazilian defensive midfielder, who currently plays for Botafogo.


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On 25 September 2009, it was announced the 24-year-old midfielder from Palmeiras will play on loan for Coritiba Foot Ball Club until the end of the Campeonato Brasileiro, in the next month of December 2009.

On 30 March 2016, it was confirmed that Makelele has signed with Botafogo.


  • São Paulo State Championship: 2008
  • References

    Leandro dos Santos de Jesus Wikipedia