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Wendell (footballer)

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Name  Wendell Borges
Place of birth  Fortaleza, Brazil
Role  Footballer
Playing position  Left back
Height  1.76 m
Number  18
Weight  64 kg
Years  Team

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Full name  Wendell Nascimento Borges
Date of birth  (1993-07-20) 20 July 1993 (age 22)
Current team  Bayer 04 Leverkusen (#18 / Defender)
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Wendell Nascimento Borges (born 20 July 1993), commonly known as Wendell, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a left back for German club Bayer Leverkusen.


Club career

On 27 February 2014, he signed for Bayer Leverkusen on a 5-year deal.

He made his debut for the team on 15 August, replacing Sebastian Boenisch for the last 19 minutes of a 6–0 win away to sixth-tier SV Alemannia Waldalgesheim in the first round of the DFB-Pokal. His Bundesliga debut came on 21 September, playing the entirety of a 1–4 defeat at VfL Wolfsburg. On 13 March he scored his first goal for the club, opening a 4–0 home win over VfB Stuttgart.

International career

Wendell got his first call up to the senior Brazil side for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Venezuela in October 2016.


Brazil U20
  • Toulon Tournament: 2014
  • Individual

  • Best Campeonato Paranaense full-back (1): 2013
  • Other honours

  • Campeonato Paranaense do Interior (1): 2013
  • References

    Wendell (footballer) Wikipedia

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