ACQUIRED: On Dec. 5, 2023 on a full transfer from Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland as a Designated Player. He is under contract through 2026 with a club option in 2027.
2023: Scored in a consecutive match against San Jose on Sept. 20... Scored the game- winning goal against Austin on Sept. 17... Scored the game-tying goal against Seattle on Sept. 2... Tallied an assist against RSL on Aug. 30...Scored against Vancouver on Aug. 26... Scored in a second straight Leagues Cup match on July 26 against Tigres... Scored a goal in Leagues Cup play against San Jose on July 22... Tallied his third assist of the season against Dallas on June 11... Notched his first career brace against Vancouver on May 10... Tallied his first assists against ATX on May 6... Scored his second goal of the campaign on April 29 at STL... Earned a second consecutive start against LAFC on March 4, scoring his first MLS goal... Made his MLS debut in the season opener against Kansas City playing 90 mins...
CAREER: Prior to joining the Timbers, Evander spent five seasons (2018-2022) at FC Midtjylland in Denmark, where he registered 50 goals and 38 assists in 167 appearances across all competitions. With Midtjylland, the Brazilian midfielder featured in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, making 27 appearances across both competitions, logging 1,993 minutes, and registering five goals and seven assists. In 2022, Evander notched five assists to lead the Europa League... Evander began his professional career in 2016 with Brazil’s top-tier side Vasco da Gama, making his debut at age 18 on March 5, 2016, against Bonsucesso. The midfielder scored his first professional goal on Nov. 8, 2017, against Santos. Notably, Evander became the youngest Vasco da Gama player to score twice in a Copa Libertadores match on Jan. 31, 2018, against Universidad de Concepcion. Evander scored two goals in eight appearances in Copa Libertadores play.
INTERNATIONAL: Evander has played for Brazil’s U-16 and U-17 men’s national teams. At age 15, Evander made his youth-national team debut with the U-16 national team on Dec. 11, 2013. He went on to make 11 appearances for the U-17 national team, scoring seven goals. With the U-17 national team, Evander helped Brazil win the U-17 South American Championship, scoring three goals, while also making two appearances in the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup and reaching the quarterfinals of the tournament.