Carlos Alberto Carvalho da Silva Júnior (born 15 August 1995), simply known as Carlos, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward for C.D. Santa Clara in Portugal.

Club career

Born in Santa Luz, Bahia, Carlos joined Atlético Mineiro's youth setup in 2009, aged 14. On 10 August 2013 he made his professional debut, replacing Rosinei in a 0–0 away draw against Náutico for the Série A championship. In January 2014 Carlos was definitely promoted to the main squad. He scored his first goal on 1 March, netting the last of a 4–1 Campeonato Mineiro away routing over Villa Nova. Carlos also appeared regularly during the year's national league, scoring a brace in a 3–2 away win against fierce rivals Cruzeiro on 21 September. On 2 February 2017, Carlos joined Internacional on a season-long loan. On 17 April 2018, Carlos was once again loaned by Atlético, this time to Paraná, reuniting with his former manager at Atlético's youth team Rogério Micale. On 29 December 2018 it was announced, that Carlos had signed with Vitória F.C. in Portugal. His contract with Atlético was terminated, but the club maintained a percentage in case of future sale of the player. Carlos moved to Setúbal, but the transfer was actually never finalized due to bureaucratic problems. He then signed with another Portuguese club, Rio Ave FC.

International career

On 27 November 2014 Carlos was preselected by the Brazil under-20s for the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship, hosted in Uruguay.


;Atlético Mineiro *Copa do Brasil: 2014 *Campeonato Mineiro: 2015


External links

Atlético official profile
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