Brazilian star Diego Cavalieri spent two years at Premier League giants Liverpool before he moved to Italian football to play in the colours of Cesena. He had earlier joined the Reds from Palmeiras in his native Brazil in 2008. At Liverpool, Diego Cavalieri failed to make a single appearance in the Premier League as he was unable to usurp Spaniard Pepe Reina who was the first choice goalkeeper. It must be pointed out that Cavalieri played eight matches for Liverpool in other competitions.
Diego Cavalieri was in the Brazil squad as they defeated Spain to win the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup on home soil. Cavalieri was one of three goalkeepers in the Brazil squad to the tournament. Diego Cavalieri was on the payroll of Fluminense in the Brazilian league at the time and joined in the 23-man Brazil squad by fellow goalkeepers Julio Cesar and Jefferson.
Cavalieri and Brazil were drawn in the same group as Italy, Mexico and Japan in Group A. In their first group game, Brazil thrashed Japan 3-0 with star player Neymar getting one of the goals. He gave Brazil the lead in the third minute before midfielder Paulinho doubled the lead at the start of the second half. The second Brazil goal was also scored in the third minute of the second half. Striker Jo sealed the win in stoppage time. (more…)
Brazilian shot stopper Diego Cavalieri had not played any football outside of his native Brazil before he was snapped up by Premier League heavyweights Liverpool in July 2008. Sao Paulo-born Cavalieri began his career at Palmeiras in the Brazilian league.
Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri started his professional football career at Palmeiras. He was in the youth team before being promoted at the Brazilian Serie A club. During his time in the Palmeiras first team, Diego Cavalieri played 65 times in the league.
Diego Cavalieri was a member of the Brazilian team that won a second title at the 1999 edition of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in New Zealand. Diego Cavalieri and his Brazilian teammates were drawn in a tricky group ahead of the tournament. They were in Group C alongside Germany, Australia and Mali.
Diego Cavalieri won the first of his three trophies with the Brazilian national team at the u-17 level. The shot stopper was a part of the Brazil team that won a second World Cup title at the 1999 FIFA u-17 World Cup tournament in New Zealand.
Brazil won the 1999 FIFA u-17 World Cup tournament by beating Australia in the final, while Ghana and the United States of America had to settle for third and fourth respectively. Diego Cavalieri was in the Brazilian squad that defeated Australia on penalties to win the tournament in New Zealand after the two teams had settled for a goalless draw. Brazil won 8-7 on penalties to emerge as champions. (more…)
Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Cavalieristarted his Premier League career at Liverpool. He moved to Anfield from the Brazilian league in 2008. Cavalieri signed for the Reds on July 11, 2008. He penned a four-year deal at Liverpool who were said to have parted ways with an undisclosed fee believed to be around £3m for the transfer.
Veteran shot stopper Diego Cavalieri made three appearances for the Brazilian national team under former manager Mano Menezes. Diego Cavalieri was in the Selecao of Brazil squad between 2012 and 2013.
Veteran Brazilian shot stopper Diego Cavalieri has wonfour major honours in his career spanning almost two decades. He came through the ranks at Palmeiras in his native Brazil before making his debut for the senior team.
Diego Cavalieriholds both a Brazilian and Italian passport but he has spent the majority of his football career in Brazil. The 38-year-old is said to be of Italian ancestry though it must be pointed out that he has played in Italy just once and that was at Cesena in 2010.
Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri was a surprise signing for Premier League club Crystal Palace when he signed for them on a short-term contract. Diego Cavalieriwas signed on a free transfer by the Eagles on March 2, 2018.