Denilson Martins Nascimento
(born 4 September 1976) is a Brazilian football striker
who currently plays for Guarani Futebol Clube
Previously he played for Al-Shabab
, Dubai Club
, and Al-Nasr
and also Mexican side Atlas
. In March 2006, Korean
club Daejeon Citizen
signed him on a three month contract as a temporary replacement for an injured foreign import. Three months later Denilson returned to Brazil, but returned to Daejeon soon after on a one-and-a-half year contract. After he settled in Daejeon Citizen
, he scored 9 goals and made 3 assists during the remainder of the 2006 season.
He became famous in Korea thanks to his unique goal celebration called 'Debbagi', mimicking famous Korean comedian Jung Jong-chul's 'Mabbak-i' action, a slap-stick gag which involves hitting one's own forehead continuously until completely exhausted.
On 29 December 2009, he moved to Uzbek club FC Bunyodkor
He returned to Brazilian league, having completed his abroad experience for fifteen years. On 24 November 2010, it was announced that he would join Brazilian side Mogi Mirim
, a his former teammate and club president. Five months later, he moved to Guarani
from Mogi Mirim on 13 May 2011.
Denilson is also the all-time top scorer in the FIFA Club World Cup
with 4 goals.
- Paris Saint-Germain
- Pohang Steelers