Association football player
|Birth||24 January 1985, Viamão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil|
Renan Brito Soares or simply Renan (born 24 January 1985 in Viamão), is a Brazilian goalkeeper. He currently plays for Goiás.
Renan made his professional debut for Internacional against Juventude in the Rio Grande do Sul State League in a 1–0 win on April 3, 2005.
Renan joined Spanish club Valencia on August 13, 2008. He made his debut for Valencia CF in a 3–0 win against Real Mallorca. He has had a great start to his Valencia CF career and has been their number one keeper, but on January 20, 2009 he sustained a groin injury in a match against Athletic de Bilbao and was ruled out for six weeks, enabling veteran César Sánchez to step in. After recovering from his injury he remained on the bench till the end of the 2008–09 season owing to Cesar’s fine form, and following the close season signing of Miguel Ángel Moyà from Real Mallorca the Brazilian faces an uncertain future at the Mestalla.
Xerez signed the Brazilian goalkeeper on loan from Valencia on July 27, 2009.
Sport Club Internacional signed on June 4, 2010 the Brazilian goalkeeper on loan from Valencia.
Renan was a member of Brazil’s team for the 2008 Summer Olympics, he was the first-choice goalkeeper for the tournament, appearing in all matches as Brazil went on to get the bronze medal.
- Rio Grande do Sul State League: 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012
- Libertadores Cup: 2006, 2010
- FIFA Club World Championship: 2006
- Recopa Sudamericana: 2007, 2011
- Goiás State League: 2013
- 2008 Summer Olympics: Bronze medal winner