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Oscar dos Santos Biography

Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Júnior, commonly known as Oscar, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for English Premier League club Chelsea and the Brazilian national football team. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and has been known to play out wide as a winger. Oscar began his career at São Paulo FC, where he won the Brazilian Serie A in 2008. In 2009, he went to court against the club due to irregularities in his contract. He played for the Internacional for couple of seasons, making  44 appearances, scoring 13 goals and creating 13 assists in the 2010 season. In July 2012, Oscar moved to Chelsea for a fee reportedly between £20-£25m. On 19 August 2012, Oscar made his debut for Chelsea by coming on in the 64th minute for Eden Hazard at their opening game of the 2012/13 season against Wigan Athletic. Oscar made his first start of the season in Chelsea's first Champions League match against Juventus, and took home the "Man of the Match" award. Oscar was named into a strong Brazilian squad to compete at the Olympics in London. On 20 August 2011, Oscar scored three goals in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup final win against Portugal,becoming the first player to score a hat-trick in the FIFA U-20 World Cup final.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Júnior
Nationality Brazil
Position Midfielder
Last Club Chelsea
Shirt Number 8
Career
Clubs
Chelsea Jul 2012 - Dec 2016
São Paulo Jan 2009 - Jun 2010
SC Internacional Jun 2010 - Jul 2012
Shanghai SIPG Jan 2017 - Present
National
Brazil Under 23 Jul 2012 - Dec 2012
Brazil Under 20 Jan 2011 - Jan 2013
Brazil Jan 2011 - Oct 2016
Stats
Clubs
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Chelsea
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 Premier League 9 0 1 1 0 455
League Cup 2 0 0 0 0 98
2015/2016 Premier League 27 3 3 4 0 1774
UEFA Champions League 7 2 1 0 0 362
FA Cup 4 3 1 0 0 147
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 120
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 36
2014/2015 Premier League 28 6 8 5 0 2038
UEFA Champions League 7 0 0 1 0 339
League Cup 4 1 1 0 302
FA Cup 2 0 1 0 0 136
2013/2014 Premier League 33 8 2 4 0 2140
UEFA Champions League 10 1 4 1 0 688
FA Cup 3 2 0 0 0 187
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 120
2012/2013 Premier League 34 4 6 2 0 2294
UEFA Europa League 9 1 0 2 0 406
FA Cup 7 2 1 1 0 540
UEFA Champions League 6 5 1 0 0 448
League Cup 5 0 0 1 0 334
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 44
Total 201 38 29 23 0 13008
São Paulo
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SC Internacional
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Shanghai SIPG
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National
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Brazil
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification South America 3 0 0 0 0 160
2014 Brazil World Cup 7 2 2 1 0 640
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 5 0 2 0 0 405
Total 15 2 4 1 0 1205
Brazil Under 20
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Brazil Under 23
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Oscar dos Santos Latest News & Articles

Former Chelsea star confirms he wants to re-join the Premier League club
Former Chelsea star confirms he wants to re-join the Premier League club
The midfielder has revealed that he regrets moving away and wants to return!
5 CSL players who could still cut it in Europe's best leagues
5 CSL players who could still cut it in Europe's best leagues
Quality players who could move back to Europe's big leagues...
FIFA 18: Players could be removed from FIFA 18 as EA Sports makes a major announcement
FIFA 18: Players could be removed from FIFA 18 as EA Sports makes a major announcement
Many stars look set to miss out
5 clubs in a great position to break the transfer record this summer
5 clubs in a great position to break the transfer record this summer
These five clubs who have both the pull and financial clout to break Paul Pogba's transfer fee in the upcoming transfer window.
8 football teams and their IPL equivalents
8 football teams and their IPL equivalents
We take a look at the football teams that are similar to the 8 IPL teams taking part in the tenth edition of the T20 tournament in India.
The Chinese boom and the emergence of European football’s nemesis
The Chinese boom and the emergence of European football’s nemesis
While China has excelled at the Olympics and Paralympics, it has only ever qualified for one football World Cup, in 2002.
UEFA Champions League can defy Chinese cash attraction
UEFA Champions League can defy Chinese cash attraction
Chinese football is flexing its financial muscle on the world game but can never offer the defining glory of UEFA Champions League success.
Rumour: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wanted by Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG
Rumour: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wanted by Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG
Shanghai SIPG have already signed Brazilian star Oscar.
Chelsea Transfer Rumour: Blues readying 'sensational swap deal' involving Thibaut Courtois for James Rodriguez
Chelsea Transfer Rumour: Blues readying 'sensational swap deal' involving Thibaut Courtois for James Rodriguez
Antonio Conte is keen on signing James Rodriguez and is ready to offer Courtois in order to sign him.
Why Oscar deserves respect for his Chelsea career
Why Oscar deserves respect for his Chelsea career
Oscar was key to Chelsea's 2014-15 Premier League title triumph and deserves respect for a successful Blues career.
Transfer Rumour: Wayne Rooney to be tempted with £700,000 per week contract by Chinese Super League clubs
Transfer Rumour: Wayne Rooney to be tempted with £700,000 per week contract by Chinese Super League clubs
Rooney could be the latest star footballer to join a Chinese club.
Transfers News and Rumours of the Day, 23rd December 2016
Transfers News and Rumours of the Day, 23rd December 2016
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Manchester United and Juventus are all lining up some amazing moves as silly season nears
Antonio Conte wants two new Chelsea signings with earnings from Oscar's transfer
Antonio Conte wants two new Chelsea signings with earnings from Oscar's transfer
Oscar has completed a move to Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG
Twitter goes wild as Chelsea sell Oscar to Shanghai SIPG
Twitter goes wild as Chelsea sell Oscar to Shanghai SIPG
Nobody can believe that Oscar actually accepted a move to China at this age!
Transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte fails to convince Axel Witsel to join Chelsea as Oscar's replacement
Transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte fails to convince Axel Witsel to join Chelsea as Oscar's replacement
The 27-year-old remains keenly interested in joining Juventus on a free in the summer.
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