Bobo, a striker with Sydney FC, has stated that he will retire at the conclusion of the season, capping one of the most successful careers in A-League Men history.
During his two stints with the Sky Blues, the Brazilian has 71 goals in 114 games.
With 27 goals in a single ALM season, he set the record for most goals in a single season, which he set during the club’s trophy-laden 2017-18 campaign, for which he was named player of the year.
Who is Bobo?
Deyvison Rogério da Silva better known as Bobô, is a Brazilian striker who currently plays for Sydney FC in the A-League.
Bobo Sydney FC salary
Bobô was rumored to be in discussions with Sydney FC in the A-League to become their marquee player ahead of the 2016–17 season on 5 August 2016, and on 17 August, he signed a one-year contract with the A-League club worth roughly AUD$1 million.
Bobo Sydney FC career
Bobô kicked out his career at Sydney FC with a bang, scoring on his debut in the FFA Cup against Blacktown City and assisting on two more goals in a 3–0 victory . He scored and assisted a goal in his maiden A-League start against Western Sydney Wanderers in the Sydney Derby, which they won 4–0. Sydney scored 34 goals in 14 games with to his front-line combo with Filip Holoko, Milo Ninkovi, and Alex Brosque.
Bobô scored ten goals for Sydney FC in a decisive 3–1 victory over Melbourne City on February 24, 2017.
He scored a crucial goal in the 2016–17 A-League Premiership race on March 3, tapping home a cross from Filip Holoko to earn Sydney FC a 1–0 win over Melbourne Victory in the Big Blue.
Bobô scored 15 goals in the 2016–17 regular season, helping Sydney FC win their first Premiership title since 2009–10.
In the 2017 FFA Cup Round of 32, Bobô scored four goals in Sydney FC’s 8–0 win over Darwin Rovers.
Bobô scored again in the following FFA Cup round, as the Sky Blues beat Bankstown Berries to advance to the quarter-finals.
In a convincing 5–1 win over A-League aspirants South Melbourne, Bobô scored two braces in less than a week to help Sydney qualify for the FFA Cup final.
The second brace came in a 3–2 win over Wellington Phoenix in Round 2 of the A-League season.
Bobô scored the game-winning goal with a header in the 112th minute of the 2017 FFA Cup Final, making the score 2–1. With this goal, he was awarded the tournament’s golden boot for scoring eight goals.
Bobô scored his first A-League hat trick against Wellington Phoenix on December 23, 2017, as Sydney triumphed 4–1 away from home.
When Sydney defeated Perth Glory 6–0 on December 30, 2017, he became only the second player in A-League history to score back-to-back hat-tricks.
Bobô equaled Marc Janko’s 16 goal record in a single A-League season on January 20, 2018, with a 1–1 draw against the Central Coast Mariners. He did so in 7 fewer games than Janko. Bobô broke the record in his following Big Blue Derby encounter, scoring a brace in a 3–1 win over Melbourne Victory.
Bobô became the fastest player in A-League history, equaling an Australian league record for scoring 20 goals in the lowest length of time in a season (20 games). This was broken in a 4–0 victory over Melbourne City on the road. During a 3–2 win over Perth Glory on March 29, 2018, Bobô set the record for most goals in a single season with a double, bringing his total to 24.