Player Details


Fernando Paixão da Silva


5' 11"


181 lbs

Date of Birth

1.7.1988 (34)


Cabo Frio, Brazil


Career Summary

Option declined following 2018 season.

Fernando Bob is a defensive midfielder who has a very physical presence, a great range of passing and a lovely left foot.

OUTSIDE MLS: Fernando Bob came up in the Fluminense youth system and made his senior debut in Série A in August 2006. He returned to the Tricolor following loan stints at Paulista, Boavista and Avaí to lift the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A title in 2010. The defensive midfielder also spent time at Atlético Goianiense, Vitória and Ponte Preta before signing for Internacional ahead of the 2016 season. Most recently, he featured on loan with Ponte Preta. Fernando Bob joins his fellow Brazilians, Ibson and Maximiano, on the Loons’ roster.

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