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Felipe Melo Biography

Felipe Melo de Carvalho is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Turkish Süper Lig club Galatasaray. His profile is thatr of a midfielder. Felipe Melo began his career for Flamengo, where he made 24 appearances and scored three goals in his two-season spell with the club. Melo transferred to Cruzeiro in the summer of 2003, but would remain for just one season. Melo did manage to make 31 league appearances, also scoring two goals. Following yet another impressive season in Brazil, he was sold to Grêmio. Following several impressive seasons in Brazil, Melo moved to Spain with RCD Mallorca prior to the 2005–06 season. This transfer was short lived, however, as Melo made just eight appearances in six months with the club, before transferring permanently to Racing de Santander. In July 2007, Melo transferred to fellow La Liga club UD Almería. After a successful first season at Almería, Melo agreed to transfer to Italian side Fiorentina in a reported €13 million transfer for the 2008–09 season. On 30 June 2009, following a lauded performance at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, Melo signed a new five-year contract with Fiorentina. On 22 July 2011, Melo joined Galatasaray in Turkey on a season-long loan deal for €1.5 million with an option to transfer permanently at the end of the season for €13 million. He scored his first goal on 18 September 2011 from a 35 meter long shot against Samsunspor. He scored 12 goals in 36 league matches, and at the end of the season, he was among the champion squad.

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Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo is the most skillful goalkeeper in the history of the FIFA game
Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo is the most skillful goalkeeper in the history of the FIFA game
EA Sports released a goalkeeper card for the midfielder after his goalkeeping heroics in 2012.
Football prevented Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo from becoming a murderer
Football prevented Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo from becoming a murderer
Melo has a reputation for being violent on the football pitch
UAE Royals vs Singapore Slammers preview: Can the Royals snap their losing streak?
UAE Royals vs Singapore Slammers preview: Can the Royals snap their losing streak?
6th ranked Tomas Berdych of the UAE Royals played a spirited game against Rafael Nadal of the Indian Aces despite an eventual loss.
Video: Did Felipe Melo deserve a red card for two-footed tackle on Alexis Sanchez?
Video: Did Felipe Melo deserve a red card for two-footed tackle on Alexis Sanchez?
Galatasaray's Melo almost seriously injured Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez with a rash tackle. Straight red card? VOTE!
Goalkeeper jumps over Felipe Melo after he misses his penalty
Goalkeeper jumps over Felipe Melo after he misses his penalty
(VIDEO) Goalkeeper jumps over Felipe Melo after he misses his penalty
Galatasaray midfielder Felipe Melo: Chelsea are not unbeatable
Galatasaray midfielder Felipe Melo: Chelsea are not unbeatable
Galatasaray midfielder Felipe Melo believes that his side have more than enough talent in their ranks to knock Chelsea out of the Champions League ahead of their last-16 clash at the Turk Telekom Arena. The 30-year-old Brazilian rates Galatasaray’s chances of progression as equal to the west Londoners, despite his manager Roberto Mancini’s insistence that Chelsea [...]The post Melo Warns Mourinho’s Men: The Pressure Is On Chelsea, But They’re “Not Unbeatable” appeared first on Squawka News.
Felipe Melo: The pressure is on Chelsea
Felipe Melo: The pressure is on Chelsea
Felipe Melo insists Chelsea can be beaten, says the pressure is all on Chelsea
Besiktas fans may face action over rioting against Galatasaray
Besiktas fans may face action over rioting against Galatasaray
Turkish derby called off due to violence
Turkish derby called off due to violence
Galatasaray sign Felipe Melo from Juventus
Galatasaray sign Felipe Melo from Juventus
Football's Hard Men XI
Football's Hard Men XI
Top 5 Underdogs to watch out for in the Champions League
Top 5 Underdogs to watch out for in the Champions League
Felipe Melo Saves Penalty
Felipe Melo Saves Penalty
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