Robson de Souza (born 25 January 1984 in São Vicente, São Paulo State, Brazil), more commonly known as Robinho, is a Brazilian professional footballer who currently plays as a striker for Serie A club Milan. He is also a member of the Brazilian national team.
In 1999, at only 15 years of age, Robinho was personally picked by Brazil legend Pelé as his heir apparent and went on to lead Santos to their first Campeonato Brasileiro title since Pelé himself played for the club.Since then he has won another title with Santos and two more with Spanish club Real Madrid. He won the Italian Serie A title in his first season at AC Milan. Robinho has won one Copa América title and two Confederations Cups with Brazil.
In 2002, at the age of eighteen, Robinho signed his first professional contract with Santos in Brazil. He made 24 appearances in his debut season and scoring 1 goal as Santos won the 2002 Campeonato Brasileiro. He reached the final of the 2003 Copa Libertadores with Santos, but lost in the final to Boca Juniors. In 2004, Robinho finished with 21 goals in 37 games and led Santos to win another Campeonato Brasileiro.
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Robinho earned the shirt number 10 for Real Madrid, previously worn by Luís Figo. He ended up making 37 appearances and scored 14 goals in his first season. At the start of the 2006–07 campaign, Robinho and David Beckham were considered too flashy and glamorous and rapidly fell out of favor with new footballing regime instituted by Ramon Calderon and carried out by manager Fabio Capello and he spent much of the first few months of the season on the bench, this even after being player of the match in the first Clasico against Barcelona that year. Only after the winter break did Robinho and Beckham find themselves in the starting eleven and they both played crucial roles as Real Madrid won their thirtieth league title. That title was the third league title of Robinho's career.
On 19 April he scored his 13th league goal for Manchester City in the 2–1 win away at Everton on 25 April, Manchester City's first away win since 31 August 2008. The following week, he scored his third consecutive goal in three games, against Blackburn Rovers to help Manchester City to a 3–1 win. Robinho finished the season as City's top goal scorer with 14 and the 4th top scorer in the league.
On 4 December 2010, he scored the second goal for Milan against Brescia in their 3–0 win at the San Siro. 8 days later, on 12 December, he again scored the second goal in a 3–0 victory for Milan against Bologna. He scored his first goal of 2011 against Bari to give Milan a 3–0 victory. On 29 January, he scored against Catania following a deflection from an Ibrahimovic free kick to give Milan a 1–0 lead, then assisted Ibrahimovic to give Milan a 2–0 victory. On 12 February 2011, he scored his first brace for Milan against Parma to give Milan a 4–0 win. Against Cagilari, Robinho scored a brace in the 37th week of Serie-A on 14 May 2011, leading to celebrations of the Scudetto Winners after the match.
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