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Paulo Assunção

Personal information
Full namePaulo Assunção da Silva
Date of birth25 January 1980(age 36)
Place of birthVárzea Grande, Brazil
Height1.73 m
Playing positionDefensive midfielder
Club information
Current clubAtlético Madrid
Number12

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Paulo Assunção da Silva (born 25 January 1980 in Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso), known as Assunção, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Atlético Madrid in La Liga, as a defensive midfielder.

He is best known for his positioning and tackling, and also holds a Portuguese passport, due to the many years in spent in the country.


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