Jadir Morgenstern

Personal information
Full name Jadir Morgenstern
Date of birth (1974-05-29) May 29, 1974
Place of birth Guarujá do Sul, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1993 Toledo
1993–1999 Clube Atlético Paranaense
1995Toledo (loan)
1996Mixto (loan)
1997Brasil de Farroupilha (loan)
1998Rio Branco-PR (loan)
1998Tubarão (loan)
1999Iraty (loan)
2000–2002 Al-Ansar
2002 Juventude-MT
2002–2005 Hekmeh FC
2005–2006 Akhaa Ahli Aley
2006–2007 Al-Ansar
National team
2000–2001 Lebanon 11 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jadir Morgenstern (born May 29, 1974 in Guarujá do Sul[1]), also simply as Jadir, is a former naturalized Lebanese football defender. His brother, Jorge Morgenstern, was also a professional footballer having played most for Paraná based clubs.[2]


Jadir started his professional career at Toledo, being sold to Atlético Paranaense for the 1993 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in which his team was relegated. After spending another year at Furacão, he spent the next years being loaned to lower clubs. In 1996, he won the Campeonato Mato-Grossense with Mixto, playing in the final.[3] In 1998, playing for Tubarão, he won the Copa Santa Catarina.[4]

In 2000, he moved to Lebanese club Al-Ansar, later being naturalized and making his debut for Lebanon later in the year. He spent the rest of his career at the Asian country, except for a brief spell at Juventude-MT, playing also for Hekmeh FC and Akhaa Ahli Aley before ending his career at Al-Ansar.

International career

Jadir represented Lebanon at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup and the World Cup 2002 Qualifying.

Managerial career

Jadir coaches Toledo under-19 team, a position he holds since 2014.[5][6]


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