13 Facts About Adriano Basso


Adriano Basso was born on 18 April 1975 and is a retired Brazilian footballer who played as a goalkeeper.


Adriano Basso is currently the goalkeeper coach at Sheffield Wednesday.


Adriano Basso previously played for Ponte Preta and Atletico Paranaense in his homeland before moving to England.


Adriano Basso had an unsuccessful three-month trial with Arsenal before joining non-league sides St Albans City and Woking.


Adriano Basso quickly established himself as the club's first choice goalkeeper and was part of the team that won promotion to the Championship in the following season, being crowned BBC West's Footballer of the Year.


Adriano Basso remained the club's number one for the following campaign that saw a mid-table finish, but in July 2009 it was reported that he had rejected a new contract and subsequently handed in a transfer request.


Adriano Basso remained a free agent until 31 January 2011, when he joined Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers on a short-term contract until the end of the season, after having trained with the club for two weeks.


Adriano Basso played for FC United of Manchester in the second half of their pre-season friendly versus Hereford FC at Broadhurst Park on Saturday 23 July 2016, but eventually he went on to sign for Truro City in August.


In December 2016, having been released by Truro City, Adriano Basso joined FC United of Manchester.


Adriano Basso left the club in March 2017 to join Hartlepool United as a goalkeeper coach.


On 21 March 2017, Adriano Basso joined Hartlepool United as a goalkeeper coach.


Adriano Basso then joined Nuneaton Borough on 2 August 2018 as goalkeeper coach, but was registered as a player.


Adriano Basso was at the club until 6 February 2019, when he joined Grantham Town, as a goalkeeper coach.