Jackson

Jackson
Jackson
Defender/Midfielder
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Real Name: Jackson
HT: 5' 9" WT: 154
Age: 27 (06/03/1988)
Birthplace: Franca, Brazil
Hometown: Franca, Brazil


Photographer: Anthony Chiang
Grooming: Barbara Guillaume, Joanna Hathcock, and Mike Evans
Styling: Kathryn Knox
Assistant Stylist: Lindsey Higgins

Acquired

Singed on loan from Sao Paulo FC on August 13, 2010

Professional

2012: Jackson racked up seven assists for FC Dallas in 2012 after returning from a loan spell with Brazilian first division side Cruzeiro on April 12… The Brazilian set up seven goals (second to only David Ferreira), five more than he did in 2011, despite playing 220 fewer minutes… Jackson also created additional set piece opportunities by suffering a career-high 36 fouls on the year… 2011: Jackson recorded eight goals and three assists for FC Dallas across all competitions (second-most of any FC Dallas player behind Brek Shea)... Two of his goals were game-winners... Logged the ninth-most minutes during the regular season (1952) and eighth-most across all competitions (2660)... More than doubled his games played (28) and games started (22) totals from 2010... He took 46 more shots in his second MLS season. 2010: Made his first appearance as an outside midfielder for FC Dallas on Aug. 14 against D.C. United... Started nine consecutive matches to close out the regular season... Picked up his first MLS assist on a 12th minute goal scored by Milton Rodriguez in a 3-1 win over Sporting Kansas City... He started all four playoff matches during FC Dallas’ run to MLS Cup... One of the most versatile players in the league - played five different positions for FC Dallas in four months (CB, RB, DCM, LB, RM), the third-most in MLS... Born in Franca, Brazil, Jackson first joined the São Paulo youth system in 2003. He made his professional debut for São Paulo against Fluminense in a 1-1 draw at Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Oct. 13, 2007. Since signing with São Paulo, Jackson has been on loan with several Brazilian clubs including: Uberaba Sport Club (2008), Mogi Mirim (2009), São Caetano (2009) and Botafogo-SP (2010).

Personal

His parents’ names are Edgina Goncalves and Berto Pereira ... He does not have kids... Likes to play video games and he prays before every game... Favorite player is Cafu... Likes to go out and eat at different restaurants... His favorite soccer memory is when FC Dallas defeated the LA Galaxy 3-0 in the Western Conference Championship in 2010.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2015Toronto FC261411374124624320
2014Toronto FC2621418421541936551
2013FC Dallas30293237536117571052
2012FC Dallas2118417327561446640
2011FC Dallas2822419522531639981
2010FC Dallas129080517310100
Career Totals-1431131610080152557521234244
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