For the filmmaker, see George Lucas
.George Lucas Coser
(born 20 February 1984), known as Lucas
, is a Brazilian footballer
A right defender
, he also holds Italian
Born in Tapejara, Rio Grande do Sul
, Lucas started his professional career in 2002, as he signed a 5-year contract with Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense
; after a short spell with Clube Atlético Mineiro
, he moved back to Grêmio.
In July 2006, following a trial period, Lucas agreed on a one-year deal with Spain
's Real Club Celta de Vigo
. However, in only his second La Liga
match, a 2–1 win at Gimnàstic de Tarragona
, Lucas was severely injured with a broken leg, going on to miss the rest of the season
, as the Galicians
dropped down a level.
In July 2009, Lucas returned to his country, penning a one-year contract with Santos FC
He moved abroad again in the following seasons, joining S.C. Braga
. In late January 2011, however, in the following transfer window
, he left the club without having appeared officially, and returned to his country with Avaí Futebol Clube
. On 21 June 2011 he was suddenly released from the club, which sat at the bottom of the league table.