Personal information
Full nameNilton Ferreira Júnior
Date of birth (1987-04-21) April 21, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birthBarra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing positionDefensive midfielder
Club information
Current clubCruzeiro
Youth career
Senior career*
2006Bragantino (loan)0(0)
2009–2012Vasco da Gama117(12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 July 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nilton Ferreira Júnior or simply Nilton (born April 21, 1987 in Barra do Garças), is a Brazilian defensive midfielder. He currently plays for Cruzeiro.

Nílton has also been capped for Brazil at Under-20 level.

Career statistics

Club career

As of 24 July 2012[1]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brazil League Copa do Brasil League Cup South America Total
2009 Vasco da Gama Série B 43 3 6 1 12 3 50 6
2010 Série A 34 6 12 3 34 6
2011 7 0 7 0
2012 - Série A 24 0 - - 0 0
Total 106 9 6 1 24 6 91 12
Career total 111 11 6 1 24 6 91 12


Vasco da Gama


External links

  • (Portuguese) O Gol

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