Gilberto dos Santos (born 27 August 1975), or simply Gilberto (), is a former footballer who played as a striker. Born in Brazil, Gilberto is of Lebanese origin; he represented Lebanon at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup.

Club career

Gilberto played for Akhaa Ahli Aley between 2000 and 2002, before signing for Nejmeh on 10 November 2002, scoring 31 goals for them. On 5 November 2007, the Brazilian Football Confederation reported in its annual report of international transfers that Gilberto had transferred from Chapecoense to Maltese side Msida Saint-Joseph.

International career

Gilberto represented the Lebanon national football team at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup, playing in all three games, and in the World Cup 2002 Qualifying.

Career statistics


See also

* List of Lebanon international footballers born outside Lebanon


External links

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