Association football player
|Birth||30 March 1986, São Leopoldo|
Roger Roberto dos Santos, commonly known as Roger Gaúcho (born 30 March 1986), is a Brazilian attacking midfielder. He is currently playing for South Korean club Bucheon FC 1995. The club is now participating in the second division of South Korean football league system, K League Challenge .
Roger made his Campeonato Brasileiro debut for Internacional in a 1-1 draw with Atlético Mineiro on 30 June 2007.
In August 2008 his contract was terminated and he left for Porto Alegre in September in short term deal, for 2008 Copa FGF. In December 2008 he signed a 5-year contract with Brasa Futebol Clube, a proxy for football agent Energy Sports (as well as act as an investor). He let for Mirassol, a partner of Energy Sports in temporary deal immediately.
In April 2009 he left for São Caetano in 1-year loan. In December 2009 São Caetano signed Roger in 3-year contract.
On 20 May 2011, Roger joined Santos FC in 3-month deal In June 2011 he added 1 more year to the contract with São Caetano. In 2012 he spent his career with Oeste and Grêmio Barueri.
In 2013 he was loaned to Mogi Mirim, the new partner of Energy Sports.
In May 2013 he was signed by Ponte Preta. 50% economic rights of Roger still retained by Energy Sports and other investors.
On 29 July 2013, it was announced Roger had signed a new deal with J1 League team Albirex Niigata.
Bucheon FC 1995
On 28 December 2016, South Korean club Bucheon FC 1995 announced that Roger signed a new contract with them.
- Campeonato Gaúcho: 2008