Ricardo Villar (Brazilian footballer)’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Footballer
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From Brazil 
Type Sports 
Gender male
Birth 11 August 1979, São Paulo
Age: 40 years

Ricardo Villar (born August 11, 1979 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian footballer, who is most recently played for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer.

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Villar began his football career in the youth ranks of famed Brazilian side São Paulo FC. In 1996 he left Brazil to attend Penn State University in the United States where he played College Soccer for four years. Upon ending his college career Villar remained in the United States and played for lower level sides Hampton Roads Mariners and Pittsburgh Riverhounds.

In 2004 he would leave the United States and join Austrian top flight side SV Austria Salzburg where he would remain for one year and be relatively used. After a brief stay in South Korea with Chunnam Dragons, Villar joined Germany’s 1. FC Kaiserslautern and remained there for one season. In 2007 he joined SpVgg Unterhaching and was a key player for the club appearing in 63 league matches and scoring 9 goals. After three years in Germany Villar joined Greek side AS Rodos and remained at the club for one season making 15 appearances and scoring 1 goal. In the off-season he returned to SpVgg Unterhaching in time for the 2010-11 season.

On February 7, 2011, Villar signed with Major League Soccer club FC Dallas.

Personal life

He also holds Italian citizenship.