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Sanvezzo playing in the 2013 MLS All-Star game
|Full name||Camilo da Silva Sanvezzo|
|Date of birth||21 July 1988|
|Place of birth||Presidente Prudente, Brazil|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 6 1⁄2 in)|
|2011–2013||Vancouver Whitecaps FC||92||(39)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 05:53, 10 November 2018 (UTC)|
Camilo began his career in the youth ranks of Oeste Paulista Esporte Clube. In 2009, he moved to Corinthians Alagoano and remained there one year before taking his career to Europe.
Camilo had a successful start with Qormi, scoring the winning goal on his debut against Sliema Wanderers, a hat-trick against Msida St. Joseph, and another hat-trick against reigning champions Hibernians.
On 7 July 2010, Camilo moved to K-League side Gyeongnam. Camilo struggled to capture the form that made him a prolific scorer in Malta. With Gyeongnam he appeared in seven games without scoring a goal. However, he did score six goals in seven appearances for the club's 'B' team.
Camilo trialed with Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer prior to the 2011 season. His trial was successful and the club signed him on 17 March 2011. He made his debut for the Whitecaps as a late substitute in their opening game of the 2011 season against Toronto FC. He scored his first two goals for the Whitecaps on 2 April 2011 against Sporting Kansas City, contributing the team's second and third goals in a 3–3 comeback draw; this also made him the first player in MLS history to score two goals in stoppage time. Camilo was named as the Whitecaps FC Player of the Year for his contributions to the team during the 2011 season, including a team-high 12 goals and consistency on the field.
Camilo signed a contract extension with Vancouver on 1 February 2012. However, Camilo did not have a great start to the year. He did not regain his consistent form until the final games of the season. Camilo scored a goal and added 3 assists in a 4-0 win against Chivas USA. In total, Camilo tallied five goals and 7 assists in 28 matches during the 2012 Major League Soccer season, compared to 12 goals and 3 assists the prior season.
Camilo rebounded from a mediocre 2012 season to be considered a potential league MVP candidate in 2013. During the season, Camilo tallied 6 assists. Additionally, Camilo closed the 2013 season with a hat-trick at home against Colorado Rapids to win the MLS scoring race with 22 goals.
Following his impressive season, Camilo was the subject of interest from Rosenborg, Norway's most decorated club. However, at that time, Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi indicated that Camilo was under contract and that the club was looking forward to having him back for the 2014 season. In January 2014, Camilo was once again the subject of transfer rumors after reportedly being linked to Querétaro of Mexico's Liga MX, with some media outlets even reporting that the deal was already completed. However, Whitecaps management quickly stated that there was no truth to the rumors, and details were subsequently removed from Querétaro' website. However, despite the denial a deal had been reached, Camilo continued to train with Querétaro. Whitecaps officials labelled Camilo's behaviour as "unacceptable and inappropriate" and "unprofessional". Fan reaction was split, with anger directed both at Camilo and the Whitecaps front office for how the situation was handled.
On 17 January 2014, the transfer saga came to an end as Vancouver received a then club record $2.1 million transfer fee. In the Apertura 2014, Camilo was the top goal scorer of the tournament with 12 goals (tied with Mauro Boselli). Just weeks after his return from a knee injury that kept him out of the Clausura 2015, Sanvezzo sustained another injury and missed the rest of the Apertura 2015 and a major part of the 2016 Clausura. On 15 April 2016, after more than seven months injured, Camilo returned in a home match where Querétaro defeated Club América 1–0.Camilo's nickname became "El Lobo" in 2016.
|Qormi||2009–10||Maltese Premier League||22||24||0||0||0||0||0||0||22||24|
|Vancouver Whitecaps||2011||Major League Soccer||32||12||4||1||—||36||13|
Camilo has not represented Brazil, his country of birth, at any level. In July 2013, it was revealed that Camilo was considering representing Canada internationally. Camilo applied for permanent residency but had to wait to gain full citizenship before he could appear for the Canadian national team, a process that Ghana-born former Whitecaps teammate Gershon Koffie was already undertaking. About the prospect, Camilo stated, "Vancouver is a good city, Canada is a beautiful country and if I get the opportunity I will decide with my family."