Date of Birth6.28.1997 (26)
BirthplaceToronto, ON Canada
Position DetailFull Back
A strong fullback, Godinho joined Whitecaps FC in August 2021 via acquiring the MLS Discovery Priority to him from CF Montreal in exchange for $50,000 in General Allocation Money.
The native of Toronto, Ontario agreed to a contract through 2021, with club options for 2022 and 2023.
'21: Having arrived to Vancouver in late August, Godinho went on to make one start and four appearances during the regular season. The Canadian international also started the playoff match against Sporting Kansas City.
'11-'21: Godinho developed through the youth ranks at North York Hearts-Azzurri and Sporting Toronto before joining Toronto FC’s Academy in 2011. Godinho went on to make seven appearances with USL side Toronto FC II. The defender also had a short stint in League1 Ontario with Vaughan Azzurri in 2016.
In 2016, Godinho secured a move to Scottish Premiership side Heart of Midlothian, making 19 starts in 20 appearances through 2019 in both league and cup action, scoring one goal.
In August 2017, Godinho was loaned to Berwick Rangers until January 2018, making 13 appearances for the Scottish League Two side.
Prior to joining Whitecaps FC, Godinho made 24 starts in 30 appearances over two seasons with FSV Zwickau in the German third division.
Godinho made his senior debut for Canada in 2018 and has made a total of five senior appearances, as well as eight matches with the U-18 national team, three matches with the U-20s, and four starts for the U-23s at this year’s Concacaf Olympic Qualifying Tournament.