26/06/2017 : Today Balzan FC registered Brazilian football player Carlos Eduardo de Fiori Mendes, born on 31st August 1986, commonly known as Kadu.

Born in Andradina, Brazil, Kadú started his senior career in his homeland by playing with Campinas Futebol Clube and Porto Alegre.

He left Brazil and moved to Montenegro in summer 2007 by joining Montenegrin First League side FK Zeta where he played for two seasons.

In June 2009 he joined Red Star Belgrade and is known for being the record-holder of most game appearances of any foreigner who has ever played for them. With Red Star he won two Serbian Cups. Kadu has played an important role in Red Star’s matches during the qualification for the UEFA Europa League since he joined the team in 2009. His first goal for Red Star Belgrade in any UEFA league was scored against Dinamo Tbilisi in the second qualifying round of the Europa League. In the third qualifying round of the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round, he scored a goal against Slovan Bratislava.] In a Belgrade Derby match on 5 May 2012, Red Star won against its eternal rival Partizan by 1–0, with Kadú scoring the decisive 90th minute goal from over 20 meters out. He is the most scoring foreign player in Red Star Belgrade’s history.

Kadu joined Sheriff Tiraspol on 17 June 2013, through a bosman move after his contract at Red Star wasn’t renewed. In the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League second qualifying round, Kadu scored his first goal for Sheriff in a 5-0 win against FK Sutjeska Nikšić. He played as a starting player throughout Sheriff’s 2013-14 Europa League group stage campaign, and scored a goal against Tromsø in Tiraspol. On March 21, 2016, Kadú left Sheriff abruptly due to a family circumstance.

Last season 2016/2017 Kadu played for Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli in the Lebanese Premier League.

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