Jonas

Born: April 1, 1984 (age 32)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Bebedouro, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Striker/Winger
Team: Valencia (no. 7)
Valencia's Jonas celebrates a goal against Atletico Madrid on March 31, 2013
Career History
Senior2011-Valencia
Sports Mole has 125 articles about Jonas. Articles 1 to 40:
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski (C) celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Ingolstadt 04 in Munich, southern Germany, on December 12, 2015
Team News: Roberto Lewandowski drops to Bayern Munich bench at Benfica
Pep Guardiola leaves Robert Lewandowski on the Bayern Munich bench for Wednesday night's Champions League quarter-final second leg at Benfica.
Apr 13, 18:57
Arturo Vidal celebrates scoring during the Champions League quarter-final between Bayern Munich and Benfica on April 5, 2016
Preview: Benfica vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Benfica and Bayern Munich at the Estadio da Luz.
Apr 12, 15:07
Arturo Vidal celebrates scoring during the Champions League quarter-final between Bayern Munich and Benfica on April 5, 2016
Result: Arturo Vidal hands Bayern Munich slender first-leg advantage
Bayern Munich are limited to a 1-0 win over Benfica in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Benfica.
Apr 5, 21:41
Bayern Munich's French forward Kingsley Coman (L) celebrates scoring the 3-0 with Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa (L) and Bayern Munich's Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1 FSV M
Team News: Arturo Vidal, Douglas Costa in for Bayern Munich against Benfica
Arturo Vidal and Douglas Costa return to the Bayern Munich starting lineup for Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Benfica.
Apr 5, 19:12
Pep Guardiola follows the game during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Benfica
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg between Bayern Munich and Benfica at the Allianz Arena.
Apr 4, 21:49
The handsome Nicolas Lombaerts and Jonas in action during the thrilling Champions League game between Zenit and Benfica on March 9, 2016
Result: Benfica sneak past Zenit St Petersburg to reach Champions League quarter-finals
Nicolas Gaitan's late goal helps Benfica to a 3-1 aggregate victory over Zenit St Petersburg in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Mar 9, 18:56
Ezequiel Garay of FC Zenit St. Petersburg during the Russian Football League match between FC Zenit St. Petersburg and FC Dinamo Moscow at the Petrovsky stadium on July 19, 2015
Team News: Zenit defender Ezequiel Garay named on bench against former club Benfica
Zenit's Ezequiel Garay is named on the bench against his former club Benfica for their Champions League last-16 second leg.
Mar 9, 16:06
Nicolas Gaitan and Mauricio in action during the thrilling Champions League game between Zenit and Benfica on March 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Zenit St Petersburg 1-2 Benfica - as it happened
Relive the Champions League last-16 second leg between Zenit St Petersburg and Benfica with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Mar 9, 16:00
Jonas in action during the Champions League encounter between Benfica and Zenit on February 16, 2016
Result: Late Jonas header gives Benfica slim lead over Zenit St Petersburg
Jonas's 91st-minute header gives Benfica a 1-0 lead to take to Zenit St Petersburg in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Feb 16, 21:39
Hulk and Renato Sanches in action during the Champions League encounter between Benfica and Zenit on February 16, 2016
Live Commentary: Benfica 1-0 Zenit St Petersburg - as it happened
Relive Benfica's last-gasp victory over Zenit St Petersburg in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie in Lisbon.
Feb 16, 18:45
Benfica's Brazilian forward Jonas (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Portuguese league football match SL Benfica vs Ass Academica de Coimbra at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on December 4, 2015
Result: Benfica put four past Vitoria de Setubal
Benfica put the pressure on the top two in the Primeira Liga with a 4-2 victory over Vitoria de Setubal.
Dec 12, 22:39
Benfica's Brazilian forward Jonas (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Portuguese league football match SL Benfica vs Ass Academica de Coimbra at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on December 4, 2015
Result: Jonas brace fires Benfica to victory over Academica de Coimbra
Benfica ease to a 3-0 victory over Academica de Coimbra in the Primeira Liga thanks to two goals from the penalty spot from Jonas and a strike from Renato Sanches.
Dec 4, 22:24
Astana's players celebrate a goal during the UEFA Champions League group C football match between FC Astana and Galatasaray AS at the Astana Arena stadium in Astana on September 30, 2015
Half-Time Report: Astana keeping qualification hopes alive
Champions League minnows Astana hold a 2-1 lead over Benfica after 45 minutes of their clash in Kazakhstan.
Nov 25, 15:48
Benfica's Brazilian forward Jonas (L) celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League football match SL Benfica vs Galatasaray AS at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on November 3, 2015.
Live Commentary: Astana 2-2 Benfica - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the Champions League match between Astana and Benfica in Group C.
Nov 25, 14:30
Benfica's Brazilian defender Luisao (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match SL Benfica v Galatasaray AS at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on November 3, 2015
Result: Luisao chip gives 10-man Benfica win over Galatasaray
Goals from Jonas and Luisao give 10-man Benfica a 2-1 victory over Galatasaray in their Champions League clash, as Nicolas Gaitan receives two yellow cards.
Nov 3, 21:38
Benfica's defender Andre Almeida kicks the ball during the UEFA Champions League football match SL Benfica vs Galatasaray AS at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on November 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Benfica, Galatasaray
Benfica and Galatasaray play out a goalless first half in their Champions League clash, as Raul Jimenez and Goncalo Guedes come close to finding an opener for the hosts.
Nov 3, 20:36
Benfica's Brazilian defender Luisao (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match SL Benfica v Galatasaray AS at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on November 3, 2015
Live Commentary: Benfica 2-1 Galatasaray - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Benfica's 2-1 win over Galatasaray in Group C of the Champions League.
Nov 3, 19:15
Benfica's Brazilian forward Jonas (L) celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Portuguese league football match CD Tondela vs SL Benfica at the Aveiro Municipal stadium in Aveiro on October 30, 2015
Result: Benfica put four past Tondela in commanding Primeira Liga victory
Benfica ease to victory over Tondela with a 4-0 victory in the Primeira Liga at the Municipal de Aveiro.
Oct 30, 22:23
Galatasaray players celebrate after Galatasaray's German forward Lukas Podolski scored the second goal during the UEFA Champions League football match between Galatasaray AS and SL Benfica at the Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleks stadium in Istanbul on October 2
Live Commentary: Galatasaray 2-1 Benfica - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Galatasaray's come-from-behind 2-1 win over Benfica in Group C in the Champions League.
Oct 21, 19:15
Benfica's forward Goncalo Guedes celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs SL Benfica at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on September 30, 2015
Result: Benfica fightback stuns Atletico Madrid
Benfica come back from a goal down to stun Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Sep 30, 21:36
Benfica's Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar (R) fails to stop a shoot by Atletico Madrid's Argentinian midfielder Angel Correa (unseen) during the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs SL Benfica at the Vicente Calderon stadium in
Half-Time Report: Nico Gaitan hits back for Benfica at Atletico Madrid
Angel Correa finds the net on his Champions League debut but Nico Gaitan cancels it out as Atletico Madrid and Benfica enter the break at 1-1.
Sep 30, 20:33
Benfica's Argentinian midfielder Nico Gaitan (R) celebrates a goal with teammate Brazilian forward Jonas Oliveira (L) during the UEFA Champions League football match SL Benfica vs FC Astana at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on September 15, 2015
Jonas looking forward to Atletico Madrid clash
Benfica forward Jonas hopes that he will add another Vicente Calderon goal to his collection when his team travel to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Sep 30, 15:29
Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone looks on prior to kick-off in the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Chelsea on April 22, 2014
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Benfica
Sports Mole previews the Champions League Group C clash between Atletico Madrid and Benfica.
Sep 29, 18:19
Benfica's Argentinian midfielder Nico Gaitan (R) celebrates a goal with teammate Brazilian forward Jonas Oliveira (L) during the UEFA Champions League football match SL Benfica vs FC Astana at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on September 15, 2015
Result: Jonas brace helps Benfica close gap on leaders Porto
Jonas scores twice as Benfica register a comfortable victory over Pacos de Ferreira at the Estadio da Luz.
Sep 26, 20:24
Astana's forward Baurzhan Dzholchiyev (L) vies with Benfica's Argentinian midfielder Nico Gaitan (C) and Benfica's defender Eliseu Santos (R) during the UEFA Champions League football match SL Benfica vs FC Astana at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on September
Result: Nicolas Gaitan, Kostas Mitroglou goals hand Benfica victory over Astana
Benfica beat Kazakhstan side Astana 2-0 in their opening Champions League Group C game thanks to goals from Nicolas Gaitan and Konstantinos Mitroglou.
Sep 15, 22:03
Benfica's Konstantinos Mitroglou celebrates scoring against Belenenses on September 11, 2015
Benfica head coach Rui Vitoria praises players after thrashing Belenenses
Rui Vitoria hails his players following their 6-0 Primeira Liga win over Belenenses on Friday.
Sep 11, 23:06
Jonas celebrates scoring for Benfica against Belenenses on September 11, 2015
Result: Jonas, Mitrologou star as Benfica demolish Belenenses
Benfica demolish Belenenses 6-0 to move to the top of the Primeira Liga with their third win of the season.
Sep 11, 22:33
Jonas celebrates scoring for Valencia on April 7, 2013
Result: Jonas fires Benfica past Moreirense
Jonas strikes late as Benfica come from behind to claim a 3-2 win over Moreirense in the Primeira Liga.
Aug 29, 22:44
Benfica's Brazilian midfielder Anderson Talisca celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group C football match SL Benfica vs AS Monaco at Luz stadium in Lisbon on November 4, 2014
Result: Benfica put four past Estoril Praia in comfortable Primeira Liga victory
Benfica secure a comfortable 4-0 victory over visitors Estoril Praia in the Primeira Liga, thanks to second-half goals from Kostas Mitroglou, Jonas and Nelson Semedo.
Aug 16, 22:27
Benfica's coach Jorge Jesus gestures during the UEFA Champions League group C football match SL Benfica vs Olympiacos FC at Luz Stadium in Lisbon on October 23, 2013
Result: Andre Carrillo seals Sporting Lisbon Super Cup triumph
Sporting Lisbon edge out city rivals Benfica to win the Portuguese Super Cup.
Aug 9, 22:39
Caption:Valencia's Brazilian forward Jonas celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match Valencia CF vs FC Sevilla at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 1, 2014
Jonas completes Benfica move
Brazil international Jonas joins Benfica on a free transfer, having been released by Valencia at the start of the month.
Sep 12, 23:25
Caption:Valencia's Brazilian forward Jonas celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match Valencia CF vs FC Sevilla at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 1, 2014
Report: Jonas offered to Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly become the latest side to be offered free agent striker Jonas, who was recently released by Valencia.
Sep 8, 04:27
Caption:Valencia's Brazilian forward Jonas celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match Valencia CF vs FC Sevilla at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 1, 2014
Report: Sunderland offered Jonas
A report claims that Sunderland have been offered former Valencia attacker Jonas on a free transfer.
Sep 7, 14:34
Caption:Valencia's Brazilian forward Jonas celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match Valencia CF vs FC Sevilla at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 1, 2014
Rufete explains Jonas release
Valencia sporting director Rufete says that the club were forced to release Jonas from his contract this summer because they could not find a buyer for the attacker.
Sep 7, 12:13
Caption:Valencia's Brazilian forward Jonas celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match Valencia CF vs FC Sevilla at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 1, 2014
Report: Benfica want Jonas
A report claims that Benfica want to sign former Valencia attacker Jonas this summer.
Sep 6, 14:54
Real Madrid's Sami Khedira in action against Lyon during a friendly match on July 24, 2013
Team News: Five changes for Real Madrid
Real Madrid make five changes to their starting lineup for their match against Valencia, while Sami Khedira returns from a knee injury to make the bench.
May 4, 19:47
Sevilla's players celebrate at the end of the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg football match Valencia CF vs FC Sevilla at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 1, 2014
Result: Late Stephane Mbia goal sends Sevilla through to Europa League final
Sevilla score in the last minute of stoppage time to go through on away goals in a 3-1 defeat to Valencia at Mestalla.
May 1, 22:01
Sevilla's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic (C) vies with Valencia's French defender Jeremy Mathieu (L) and Valencia's midfielder Juan Bernat during the UEFA Europa League semifinal on April 24, 2014
Half-Time Report: Valencia restore Europa League parity
Valencia take a two-goal advantage in at half time against Sevilla in their Europa League semi-final second leg to even the tie up on aggregate.
May 1, 20:52
Valencia's Head Coach Juan Antonio Pizzi looks on during his team's Europa League football match against Dynamo Kyiv (Kiev) on February 20, 2013
Live Commentary: Valencia 3-1 Sevilla (Sevilla advance on away goals) - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the second leg of the Europa League semi-final as Sevilla advance to the final ahead of Valencia on away goals.
May 1, 19:30
Raul Garcia of Club Atletico de Madrid celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the La Liga match against Valencia on April 27, 2014
Result: Atletico Madrid oust Valencia to stretch La Liga lead to six points
Raul Garcia's first-half header is enough for Atletico Madrid to beat Valencia and stretch their advantage at the top of La Liga to six points.
Apr 27, 17:49
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