Willian

Born: August 9, 1988 (age 28)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Ribeirao Pires, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Winger
Team: Chelsea (no. 22)
Willian of Chelsea in action during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea and Maccabi Tel-Aviv at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2015
Career History
Senior2006-2007Corinthians
2007-2013Shakhtar Donetsk
2013Anzhi Makhachkala
2013-Chelsea
International2011-Brazil
Sports Mole has 735 articles about Willian. Articles 1 to 40:
Tite participates in a Brazil training session at the team headquarters in Sao Paulo on June 15, 2016
Result: Tite's Brazil make light work of Australia with victory at the MCG
Diego Souza, Thiago Silva and Taison are all on the scoresheet as Brazil earn a comfortable 4-0 victory over Australia in their friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Jun 13, 13:00
Gabriel Mercado celebrates after scoring for Argentina on March 29, 2016
Result: Gabriel Mercado nets as Argentina beat Brazil in Melbourne
Sevilla defender Gabriel Mercado scores the only goal as Argentina record a 1-0 win over Brazil in Friday's showpiece international friendly in Melbourne.
Jun 9, 13:07
Lionel Messi during an Argentina training session on March 22, 2016
Team News: Lionel Messi starts for Argentina against Brazil
Lionel Messi is named in Argentina's starting lineup for their friendly international with Brazil in Melbourne.
Jun 9, 10:11
Willian celebrates scoring the Blues' first during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Bayern Munich exploring Willian option?
Bayern Munich could look to make a summer move for Chelsea winger Willian, according to a report in the press.
May 29, 17:53
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Result: Aaron Ramsey wins gripping FA Cup final for Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey proves the hero for Arsenal once again in the FA Cup final, heading home the winning goal for his side to see off Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley Stadium.
May 27, 19:26
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Team News: Per Mertesacker starts for Arsenal
Per Mertesacker returns for Arsenal as they face Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
May 27, 16:33
Ross Barkley in action for Everton on September 30, 2016
Why Ross Barkley should stay at Everton
Ross Barkley is currently being linked with a move away from Everton, but the midfielder may be best suited to signing a new contract at Goodison Park.
May 27, 14:27
Diego Costa of Chelsea is congratiulated by teammate Willian of Chelsea after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on September 27, 2014
Willian warns Arsenal to beware threat of stiker Diego Costa
Diego Costa "loves the big occasion" and will relish taking on Arsenal in the FA Cup final, according to Chelsea teammate Willian.
May 25, 20:43
Willian celebrates scoring the Blues' first during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Willian: 'I am very happy at Chelsea'
Chelsea midfielder Willian says that he is "very happy" at Stamford Bridge, despite reports linking him with a summer move to Manchester United.
May 25, 17:43
Antonio Conte celebrates as Nemanja Matic makes it three during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Premier League title win was not easy'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte insists that his side's Premier League title triumph has not been easy despite becoming the first team to register 30 wins in a season.
May 21, 20:08
Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Result: Champions Chelsea sign off with big win over Sunderland on John Terry farewell
Michy Batshuayi comes off the bench to score twice for Chelsea in their 5-1 final-day win over Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
May 21, 16:55
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Team News: John Terry starts final Chelsea match
John Terry is handed a start in his final Chelsea game as the Blues welcome Sunderland this afternoon.
May 21, 14:04
Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 5-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Chelsea's 5-1 win over Sunderland, as the Blues rounded off their title-winning campaign in style.
May 21, 14:00
Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Result: Chelsea edge Watford in seven-goal thriller to keep title party going
Cesc Fabregas comes off the bench to score a late winner for Chelsea, as the Premier League champions earn a dramatic 4-3 victory over Watford at Stamford Bridge.
May 15, 21:56
John Terry comes on during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Team News: John Terry, Michy Batshuayi handed rare starts for Chelsea's clash against Watford
John Terry and Michy Batshuayi are given rare starts for Chelsea in this evening's Premier League match against Watford at Stamford Bridge.
May 15, 19:04
Willian scores from the spot during the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on April 22, 2017
Chelsea forward Willian rules out summer exit
Chelsea forward Willian stresses that he is "happy" at Stamford Bridge, amid suggestions that he is wanted by Manchester United.
May 15, 14:57
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte celebrates victory over West Ham United on March 6, 2017
Result: Chelsea clinch Premier League title with win over West Bromwich Albion
Chelsea win the 2016-17 Premier League title courtesy of a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.
May 12, 21:52
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge threads the ball through the eye of a Nemanja Matic and Willian-shaped needle during their Anfield clash with Chelsea on May 11, 2016
Jurgen Klopp: 'Chelsea fully deserve Premier League title'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp again insists that Chelsea 'got lucky' due to their lack of injuries this season, but concedes that they are worthy champions.
May 12, 12:32
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews Monday evening's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge.
May 5, 18:07
Willian scores from the spot during the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on April 22, 2017
Chelsea to consider sale of midfielder Willian?
Chelsea are reportedly ready to listen to offers for midfielder Willian during the summer.
May 4, 11:14
A happy Pedro in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Pedro hails "best" Chelsea goal
Chelsea forward Pedro says that his goal against the Toffees on Sunday was 'probably his best' in a Blues shirt.
May 1, 15:26
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Stamford Bridge on November 5, 2016
Eden Hazard was "scared" before Everton trip
Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard admits to being "scared" ahead of his side's 3-0 win at Everton on Sunday.
May 1, 15:16
Antonio Conte is happy during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Antonio Conte hails Chelsea's strength in depth
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte praises the strength in depth throughout his squad having seen the likes of Willian and Cesc Fabregas make an impact off the bench.
May 1, 13:21
Antonio Conte is happy during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Antonio Conte hails 'confidence-boosting' win over Everton
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says that Sunday's 3-0 win over Everton was a 'confidence-boosting win' for the Premier League leaders.
Apr 30, 17:19
Gary Cahill celebrates with Cesar Azpilicueta during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Southampton on April 25, 2017
Result: Chelsea edge closer to title with victory over Everton at Goodison Park
Chelsea beat Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park to strengthen their lead at the top of the Premier League, courtesy of three second-half goals.
Apr 30, 15:56
A happy Pedro in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Live Commentary: Everton 0-3 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Chelsea's 3-0 win over Everton, as the Blues took another giant step towards the league title.
Apr 30, 13:05
A general shot of the corner flag at Goodison Park prior to their Premier League clash with West Ham United on October 30, 2016
Preview: Everton vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park.
Apr 28, 18:39
Willian scores from the spot during the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on April 22, 2017
Manchester United to target move for Chelsea winger Willian?
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly wants to strike a deal with former club Chelsea for winger Willian.
Apr 27, 10:12
Eden Hazard in action for Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Team News: Antonio Conte recalls big hitters for Southampton clash
Antonio Conte recalls Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard and Diego Costa to Chelsea's starting lineup to face Southampton at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 25, 18:48
Antonio Conte is happy during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea's plan worked very well against Tottenham Hotspur'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says that he is "proud" of his players after a much-changed side beat Tottenham 4-2 at Wembley to reach the final of the FA Cup.
Apr 22, 20:19
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in action during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Harry Kane: 'Tottenham Hotspur were the better team in FA Cup semi-final'
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane believes that his side were the better team during their FA Cup semi-final with Chelsea, despite falling to a 4-2 defeat.
Apr 22, 20:08
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during his side's North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Spurs deserved more from FA Cup semi-final'
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino believes that his side did not deserve their 4-2 defeat at the hands of Chelsea in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Apr 22, 20:02
Eden Hazard in action for Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Eden Hazard: 'Antonio Conte was right to start Willian'
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard admits that it was a "great choice" for manager Antonio Conte to start Willian ahead of him for the 4-2 FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham.
Apr 22, 19:53
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Nemanja Matic hails "special" FA Cup win over Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic insists that his goal in the 4-2 FA Cup semi-final victory over Tottenham Hotspur was not the best he has ever scored.
Apr 22, 19:43
Cesar Azpilicueta can't contain his excitement after Willian scores during the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on April 22, 2017
Result: Chelsea oust Tottenham Hotspur to reach FA Cup final
Chelsea edge a six-goal thriller over Tottenham Hotspur to book their place in the final of the FA Cup courtesy of a 4-2 win at Wembley.
Apr 22, 19:12
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa on Chelsea bench
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard start on the bench for Chelsea as they face Tottenham Hotspur in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Apr 22, 16:18
Cesar Azpilicueta can't contain his excitement after Willian scores during the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on April 22, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Chelsea's 4-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur as Antonio Conte's side book their place in the final of the FA Cup in thrilling fashion.
Apr 22, 16:15
Mike Jones stands between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte during the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Apr 14, 16:47
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Vincent Kompany, Fabian Delph start for Manchester City
Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph start for Manchester City's trip to Chelsea.
Apr 5, 19:04
Players fight after Sergio Aguero is sent off during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between title favourites Chelsea and top-four rivals Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 4, 15:50



Tables
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand