Ewerthon Henrique de Souza
(born 10 June 1981 in São Paulo
) is a Brazilian
player who plays for Terek Grozny
. His position is forward
. He is best known for his pace, trickery and superb long shots.
Ewerthon began his career at Brazilian club Corinthians
in 1999, where he made thirteen appearances in two seasons, scoring three times. In both of his two seasons at the club they won the Brazilian Championship
and in 2000 he helped them win the FIFA Club World Championship
. Despite his young age he impressed many fans and pundits of Brazil and attracted European
clubs. Borussia Dortmund
were one of the clubs chasing his signature, and in 2001 he signed for the club.
His time at Westfalenstadion
was very successful. In four seasons he played 156 games and scored an impressive 59 goals. He also gained Champions League
experience at the club. In 2002 his goals helped the club secure the Bundesliga
title for the sixth time in their history. His good performances were recognised by the Brazilian national side
and during his four seasons as a Borussia player he appeared seven times for Brazil, without scoring, between July 2001 and July 2003.
His spell in German football was ended with a move to Spanish
side Real Zaragoza
on 13 July 2005. He looked good in his first season in Spanish football, as he appeared thirty-seven times, scoring twelve goals. This left him the clubs second... Read More