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PLAYER PROFILE: Pecka #7




Pecka
Personal information
Full name Wellington de Jorge Estanislau Paeckart
Date of birth (1989-05-02) May 2, 1989 (age 33)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
North Carolina FC
Number 7
Youth career
2007–2009 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Flamengo 2 (0)
2010CFZ (loan) 2 (0)
2011–2014 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 70 (3)
2014Madureira Esporte Clube (loan) 3 (0)
2015 Real Salt Lake 4 (0)
2015Real Monarchs (loan) 6 (0)
2016 Rayo OKC 21 (1)
2017–2019 San Antonio FC 68 (3)
2020– North Carolina FC 33 (1)
National team
2007 Brazil U-18 5 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of October 31, 2021

Wellington de Jorge Estanislau Paeckart, better known as Pecka (born May 2, 1989), is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a defensive midfielder for North Carolina FC in USL League One.

Career

Wellington Jorge Paeckart Stanislaus is a defensive midfielder who started his career at Flamengo, training in the first team in 2009, under the orders of the coach Andrade,[1] and in 2010 after training with the first team,[2] was loaned to CFZ in 2010, which is the club founded by Flamengo's greatest idol, Zico, however, later in the year Pecka returned to Flamengo.

On 22 August 2011 Pecka signed with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. He scored his first goal for the club on 8 September 2012 in a 1-1 draw with the Puerto Rico Islanders. On 22 January 2014 Fort Lauderdale announced they had picked up the contract of Pecka and sent him on a three-month loan to Madureira Esporte Clube.[3]

Pecka was signed by Major League Soccer club Real Salt Lake on January 16, 2015. He was released following the 2015 season.[4]

On January 15, 2016, Pecka was announced as one of the first three signings by NASL expansion side Rayo OKC.[5]

Pecka signed with San Antonio FC on January 18, 2017 after Rayo OKC ceased operations in the NASL.[6]

After three seasons in San Antonio, Pecka joined North Carolina FC of the USL Championship.[7]

Career statistics

Club

Statistics accurate as of 14 June 2013

Club Season League Cup Playoffs Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2011 4 0 0 4 0 1 8 0 1
2012 24 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 27 1 0
2013 17 0 1 2 0 0 19 0 1
2014 15 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 18 2 0
Career total 60 3 1 5 0 0 7 0 1 72 3 2

References

  1. ^ CURTINHAS: Adriano dá o drible elástico-caneta. Pior para Fabrício (in Portuguese). globoesporte.globo.com. 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  2. ^ Três crias da base integram elenco profissional (in Portuguese). flamengo.com.br. 2010-01-05. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  3. ^ Pecka sent on loan to Madureiro nasl.com. 2014-01-22. Retrieved 2014-1-22.
  4. ^ "Real Salt Lake Exercises Options on Seven Players; Re-Signs Jamison Olave". MLS. November 30, 2015. Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "RAYO OKC SIGNS THREE PLAYERS". www.rayookc.com. Rayo OKC. 15 January 2016. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  6. ^ "SAN ANTONIO FC SIGNS MIDFIELDER PECKA". San Antonio FC. January 18, 2017. Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "North Carolina FC Strengthens Defense, Adds Leadership With Signing of Brazilian Midfielder Pecka". North Carolina FC. December 24, 2019.

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