Hulk- Footballer (In a Nutshell)
- Hulk was born in Brazil on July 25th, 1986.
- He is a Forward.
- In his Senior career he played most notably for Porto, Zenit Saint Petersburg and Shanghai SIPG.
- On January 29th, 2021 he signed a two-year contract with Atlético Mineiro.
- He has played for Brazil Olympic and Brazil.
- “I decided to go to Zenit because I had won almost every competition at Porto and I like new challenges in my career.”- Hulk
Hulk- Footballer (Nitty Gritty)
- “I was a huge fan of the Incredible Hulk as a child. My parents nicknamed me Hulk as they thought I resembled the character. The name has stuck with me ever since.”- Hulk
- “At the time I was in Japan I was left to choose between Porto and Athletico Madrid but I preferred Porto because I thought it would be easier to adapt.”- Hulk
- “I have to keep working towards my dream and try to do my best.”- Hulk
Hulk- Footballer (What sets him apart)
- “In life you’re learning every day.”- Hulk
- “Footballers are always subject to criticism, but the world knows how good a player Neymar is and knows about the quality in his game.”- Hulk
- “I learned a lot with Andres Villas-Boas at Porto. He is very intelligent tactically. He was almost so well informed about the opponents that we pretty much knew everything about them when we went out on the pitch. It was scary how much we knew.”- Hulk
Hulk- Footballer (Final Thoughts)
- “If I play on the wing, that’s great, and if I play in the center that’s excellent.”- Hulk
- “I love the Premier League and La Liga, I follow them on TV when I can.”- Hulk
- “There are days when things do not go your way.”- Hulk