Heurelho Gomes

Team Watford FC Watford FC
Position Goalkeeper
Height / weight 1.91 m / 82 kg
Born Feb 15, 1981
Nationality Brazil Brazil
Team History
Watford FC Watford 2014 - present
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham 2008 - 2014
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Hoffenheim 2013 (loan)

Heurelho da Silva Gomes is a Brazilian football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. He is a goalkeeper and is a Brazilian international player too.

Heurelho Gomes made his debut in professional club football for Brazilian giants Cruzeiro in 2002 and played for them for two season, featuring in 59 matches.

Dutch side PSV Eindhoven signed Gomes in 2004 and the Brazilian instantly became the number one custodian for PSV. His outstanding reflexes, great presence in his penalty area, courage, passion and shot stopping abilities made him an instant favourite at the Philips Stadium and won four consecutive Dutch league title with the club. He kept a clean sheet in 60% of his Eredivisie matches.

After making 128 appearances in the Dutch league, Gomes was signed by north London side Tottenham Hotspur for 7 million pounds.

Heurelho Gomes made his international debut for Brazil in 2003 and has played 17 matches for his nation so far.

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