Ilsinho

Ilsinho
Ilsinho
Ilsinho
Midfielder
25
Real Name: Ilson Pereira
HT: 5' 10"
Age: 31 (10/12/1985)
Birthplace: Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on Feb. 24, 2016.

Union coach Jim Curtin has praised Ilsinho's creativity, 1-on-1 ability and skill at making the final pass, believing the Brazilian veteran capable of playing any of the front slots in midfield. After wrapping up a second three-year stint with Shaktar Donetsk, Ilsinho impressed as a trialist during Philadelphia's preseason, earning a two-year deal from Union brass.

INTERNATIONAL
Ilsinho made his debut for Brazil on March 27, 2007 in a friendly against Ghana, and was part of the 2008 Bronze medal squad at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

OUTSIDE MLS
In six total seasons at Shakhtar Donetsk (2008-10,'12-15), Ilsinho appeared in 176 games (22 goals, 19 assists) and earned five league titles, three Ukrainian Cup titles, three Ukrainian Super Cups and a UEFA Cup (2009). Ilsinho also claims 19 UEFA Champions League appearances, with two trips to the knockout round (2012-13, '14-15)


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017Philadelphia Union12111830018412410
2016Philadelphia Union251421286230713321
Career Totals-3725321162481125731
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