Jefferson de Oliveira Galvão

Date of Birth: 2 January 1983
Height: 190 cm
Shirt number: 1
Position: Goalkeeper
Current club: Botafogo FR (BRA)
International Caps: 9
International Goals: 0
First international: Argentina - Brazil
(14 September 2011)

Jefferson de Oliveira Galvão, simply known as Jefferson (born January 2, 1983) is a Brazilian football Goalkeeper who currently plays for Botafogo FR and the Brazil national football team.

Born in São Vicente, São Paulo, Jefferson was an amateur sprinter before joining Ferroviária's youth setup in 1995, aged 12. He was a forward during his starts at the club, but was reconverted to goalkeeper in the proccess.

In 1997 Jefferson joined Cruzeiro, after a successful trial period. He was called up to the first-team three years later by Luiz Felipe Scolari.

In 2003, after committing a number of high-profile mistakes at Cruzeiro, he was loaned to Botafogo in the same division.

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