Paulinho

Born: July 25, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 5'11.5" (182cm)
Weight: 11st 3lb (71kg)

Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Central midfielder
Team: Guangzhou Evergrande (no. 8)
Paulinho in action for Tottenham Hotspur on November 27, 2014
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Career History
Senior2010-2013Corinthians
2013-2015Tottenham Hotspur
2015-Guangzhou Evergrande
International2011-Brazil
Sports Mole has 474 articles about Paulinho. Articles 1 to 40:
N'Golo Kante comes up against Lionel Messi during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Barcelona on February 20, 2018
Result: Lionel Messi strikes as Barcelona draw at Chelsea
Lionel Messi scores his first ever goal against Chelsea as Barcelona come from behind to draw 1-1 in Tuesday night's Champions League last-16 first leg.
Feb 20, 21:38
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Result: Barcelona pass tricky Eibar test to move 10 points clear
Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba find the net as Barcelona return to winning ways in La Liga with a 2-0 victory away at Eibar.
Feb 17, 17:06
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Live Commentary: Valencia 0-2 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Barcelona book their place in the final of the Copa del Rey courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Valencia at the Mestalla.
Feb 8, 19:30
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Team News: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez start for Barcelona against Valencia
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez start for Barcelona in Thursday night's Copa del Rey semi-final second leg away at Valencia.
Feb 8, 19:27
Quique Sanchez Flores in charge of Espanyol in November 2016
Result: Espanyol, Barcelona share the points
Barcelona come from behind to draw 1-1 with Espanyol in Sunday afternoon's Catalan derby at the RCDE Stadium.
Feb 4, 17:08
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Team News: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez lead Barcelona line against Valencia
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde picks a strong starting XI for Thursday night's Copa del Rey semi-final first leg against Valencia at Camp Nou.
Feb 1, 19:35
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Barcelona 1-0 Valencia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Luis Suarez hands Barcelona a slender 1-0 advantage over Valencia in their Copa del Rey semi-final clash.
Feb 1, 19:30
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Result: Lionel Messi wins it late for Barcelona
Barcelona come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Alaves in Sunday night's entertaining La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Jan 28, 21:39
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Result: Barcelona put five past Real Betis in Seville
Barcelona open up an 11-point lead at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 5-0 win over Real Betis in Seville.
Jan 21, 21:38
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Luis Suarez leads Barcelona attack at Real Betis
Luis Suarez returns to the Barcelona XI for their La Liga trip to Real Betis.
Jan 21, 18:52
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Preview: Real Betis vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, lineups and a full preview of Sunday's La Liga clash between Real Betis and Barcelona.
Jan 19, 17:55
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez nets brace in Barcelona win
Barcelona come from two goals behind to record a 4-2 win over Real Sociedad in Sunday night's pulsating La Liga clash at the Anoeta.
Jan 14, 21:37
Sergio Busquets in action for Barcelona in October 2016
Live Commentary: Real Sociedad 2-4 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Sociedad and Barcelona from the Anoeta, which ended in a 4-2 away win.
Jan 14, 18:45
Neymar in action during the international friendly between Japan and Brazil on November 10, 2017
Philippe Coutinho: 'Neymar congratulated me on Barcelona move'
Philippe Coutinho reveals that close friend Neymar "congratulated" him following confirmation of his big-money switch from Liverpool.
Jan 8, 19:11
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Result: Barcelona move 17 points clear of Real Madrid in La Liga
Barcelona move 17 points clear of Spanish champions Real Madrid in La Liga courtesy of a 3-0 win over Levante.
Jan 7, 17:10
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Result: Barcelona leave Balaidos with a hard-fought draw
Pione Sisto cancels out Jose Arnaiz's goal as Celta Vigo and Barcelona play out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 clash at Balaidos.
Jan 4, 19:52
Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Swansea City on December 26, 2017
Paulinho: 'Philippe Coutinho will not regret joining Barcelona'
Paulinho claims that Philippe Coutinho has no reason to fear a big-money switch between Liverpool and Barcelona should a transfer go through next month.
Dec 27, 16:57
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Result: Barcelona beat Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to move nine points clear
Barcelona cruise to a 3-0 win over Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to move nine points clear at the top of La Liga and 14 clear of their Clasico rivals.
Dec 23, 13:55
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino looks on during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane on August 20, 2016
Paulinho: 'Mauricio Pochettino played me out of position'
Paulinho puts his struggles in English football with Tottenham Hotspur down to Mauricio Pochettino playing him 'in every single position but his own'.
Dec 21, 22:24
Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Paulinho: 'Philippe Coutinho would be a great signing for Barcelona'
Paulinho says that speculation linking Philippe Coutinho with Barcelona is to be expected, as he backs his international teammate to make the switch from Liverpool.
Dec 20, 14:10
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona too strong for Deportivo La Coruna
Barcelona move six points clear at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 4-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna at Camp Nou.
Dec 17, 21:40
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Barcelona 4-0 Deportivo La Coruna - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Barcelona and Deportivo La Coruna at Camp Nou, which ended 4-0.
Dec 17, 18:45
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Preview: Barcelona vs. Deportivo La Coruna - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of unbeaten Barcelona's home match against Deportivo La Coruna at Camp Nou.
Dec 15, 14:18
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona overcome 10-man Villarreal
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi score the goals as Barcelona record a 2-0 win at 10-man Villarreal on Sunday night.
Dec 10, 21:39
Javier Mascherano and his imaginary friend in the La Liga match between Barcelona and Malaga on November 19, 2016
Team News: Javier Mascherano, Andres Iniesta out of Barcelona squad for Villarreal trip
Javier Mascherano and Andres Iniesta are not in Barcelona's starting XI for their La Liga trip to Villarreal on Sunday night.
Dec 10, 18:41
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Team News: Lionel Messi on Barcelona bench
Lionel Messi drops to the bench for Barcelona's final Champions League group game against Sporting Lisbon.
Dec 5, 18:47
Iago Aspas in action for Celta Vigo in 2016
Result: Barcelona drop rare points on home soil as Celta Vigo hit back
Barcelona drop points for the second time in two games - and the first time at home in 12 months - as Celta Vigo earn a 2-2 draw at Camp Nou.
Dec 2, 13:57
Gerard Deulofeu celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Result: Valencia, Barcelona share the spoils
Barcelona come from behind to draw 1-1 with Valencia in Sunday night's eventful La Liga clash at the Mestalla.
Nov 26, 21:41
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Team News: Lionel Messi restored to Barcelona starting XI ahead of Valencia trip
Lionel Messi returns to the Barcelona starting XI after being rested in midweek as Ernesto Valverde's charges take on Valencia at the Mestalla in La Liga.
Nov 26, 18:55
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Juventus, Barcelona draw blank but Spanish giants grab last-16 spot
Barcelona fail to score against Juventus, but secure a place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a goalless draw in Turin.
Nov 22, 21:36
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Team News: Lionel Messi on bench as Barcelona face Juventus
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde names Lionel Messi on the bench for Wednesday night's Champions League trip to Juventus.
Nov 22, 18:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Esterno Valverde: 'Now people will calm down about Luis Suarez'
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde says that people will "calm down" about striker Luis Suarez following his brace in Barca's 3-0 win over Leganes on Saturday.
Nov 19, 09:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Barcelona win at Leganes to extend lead at the top
A Luis Suarez brace and a last-minute Paulinho goal help Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Leganes at Estadio Municipal de Butarque.
Nov 18, 17:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Leganes 0-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's win at Leganes with Sports Mole's live text coverage.
Nov 18, 14:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Paulinho: 'Neymar, Lionel Messi key in Barcelona move'
Brazil midfielder Paulinho reveals that Neymar and Lionel Messi were both key in him moving to Barcelona in the summer.
Nov 15, 19:08
Neymar in action during the international friendly between Japan and Brazil on November 10, 2017
Result: England, Brazil play out goalless draw
England and Brazil play out a goalless draw in Tuesday night's international friendly at Wembley.
Nov 14, 21:52
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Team News: England make five changes for Brazil clash
England boss Gareth Southgate makes five changes to his starting lineup for the friendly international with Brazil.
Nov 14, 19:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier excited to take on Paulinho in England friendly
Eric Dier says that he is excited to play against former Tottenham Hotspur teammate Paulinho in tomorrow's friendly between England and Brazil at Wembley.
Nov 13, 20:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Olympiacos vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole rounds up the predicted lineups, team news and form guide ahead of Barcelona's Group D visit to face Olympiacos in the Champions League.
Oct 29, 18:52
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Ernesto Valverde: 'Barcelona lucky to have Lionel Messi'
Argentina international forward Lionel Messi is currently "the best player in the world", according to his Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde.
Oct 29, 14:44

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