Casemiro is a Brazilian professional footballer who is known for his robust style of play and has played for some of the biggest football teams in the world, including Real Madrid and Manchester United. In a surprising revelation, Casemiro admitted that his name has been spelled wrong throughout his whole career due to a clerical error and his own superstition.
What is Casemiro’s full name?
Casemiro’s full name is Carlos Henrique Casimiro. Interestingly, due to a typographical error that occurred during a São Paulo FC game early in his career, his name was misspelled as “Casemiro” with an “e”. After he performed well in that game, he decided to stick with the misspelled version of his name due to his superstitions.
Why is Casemiro called Casemiro?
The moniker “Casemiro” is a result of a spelling error. In Brazil, footballers often go by a single name, and Casemiro was no exception. However, his name was inadvertently spelled with an “e” instead of an “i” during a game when he played for São Paulo FC. Because he played well in that game, and due to his superstitions, he decided to keep the misspelled version of his name.
Who has Casemiro played for?
Casemiro started his professional career at São Paulo FC in 2010. He transferred to Spain in 2013 to play for Real Madrid’s B team, Real Madrid Castilla. After demonstrating his prowess, he was promoted to the main team.
After his stint at Real Madrid, Casemiro was loaned to FC Porto for the 2014-2015 season. Upon his return, he became a staple of the Madrid midfield, winning several major titles.
In 2023, Casemiro transferred to Manchester United, where he continued to impress with his performances, helping the team to secure important victories and titles.
How many trophies has Casemiro won?
Casemiro’s career as of 2023 is marked by an impressive array of trophies:
- 1 Copa Sudamericana
- 3 La Liga titles
- 1 Copa del Rey
- 3 Supercopa de España trophies
- 5 UEFA Champions League trophies,
- 3 UEFA Super Cups,
- 3 FIFA Club World Cups
- 1 EFL Cup with Manchester United in the 2022–23 season
- South American U-17 Championship: 2009
- FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2011
South American U-20 Championship: 2011
- Copa América: 2019
- UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2016–17, 2017–18
- UEFA La Liga Team of the Season: 2019–20
- Copa América Team of the Tournament: 2021
- Trofeo EFE: 2019–20
- Alan Hardaker Trophy: 2023
- FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World 11: 2022
The substantial list of trophies won by Casemiro is a testament to his skill, contributions, and talent in the world of football.