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Club Santos Laguna signs Brazilian defender Matheus Dória

27 de Julio del 2018 12:46 pm.

Club Santos Laguna and Olympique de Marseille have agreed to the definitive transfer of Matheus Dória Macedo, who joins los Guerreros on a four year contract.

The 23-year-old defender was born on November 8, 1994 in São Gonçalo, Brazil, and relies on his left foot.

His professional career began with Botafogo in his native Brazil, where he made his debut in 2012 and remained until 2014. That same year he signed with Olympique de Marseille but returned to Brazil after a year to play with São Paulo in 2015. He later returned to Europe and played with Granada in La Liga until 2016, and from there he joined Malatyaspor in the Turkish first division until 2018.

He won the 2013 Carioca Championship with Botafogo.

At the national team level, he made his debut on April 6 of 2013 in a 4-0 win over Bolivia, and earned calls at the youth level with Brazil U20 and U21. He's a two-time Toulon Tournament champion with Brazil when the team won back to back titles in 2013 and 2014.

Physcially he is known for his strength and precision with the ball from short and long range.