Thiago Augusto Fernandes (born 20 May 1990) is a footballer who plays as a striker for Al-Muharraq. Born in Brazil, Thiago Augusto represents the Bahrain national football team.
Thiago Augusto started playing football in Grêmio de Esportes Maringá, then to Maringá Futebol Clube and Operário Ferroviário Esporte Clube, all in his home country, Brazil.
He was then transferred to Manama Club in Bahrain.
In April 2015, Thiago Augusto was transferred to Felda United in Malaysia. He plays under the squad number 49. He has played 10 matches and scored 13 goals. Thiago was the topscorer for the club during 2015 season. He has a sharp finishing, great individual skill and a great header. Coupling with Zah Rahan Krangar often intimidating opponent.
Just before the 2016 season kicked off, Thiago suffered a lengthy injury that sidelined him from then Felda United head coach Irfan Bakti Abu Salim’s squad, although the club still kept Thiago under contract. But when the mid-season transfer window opened, Irfan decided against listing him in the competitions squad to avoid disrupting the already-established team dynamics and loaned him out to Kedah. Despite helping Kedah lift the Malaysia Cup title at the end of the season, Thiago was not retained by either Kedah or Felda and briefly rejoined his other former club Manama.
In July 2016, he was loaned out to Kedah from Felda United. His arrival saw another Kedah player, Ahmad Fakri Saarani moved to Felda United for the remaining campaign of the Malaysia Super League 2016 season, in an exchange deal between the two football teams. This move saw Thiago teamed up with his compatriot, Sandro da Silva Mendonça.
He made his debut also marked with his debut goal on 13 July 2016 against Sarawak in Malaysian Cup, the winning goal in a 4–3 result.
In June 2017, Thiago returns to Malaysian football as he re-signed to Felda United for a second stint as a replacement for the underperforming Argentine Gastón Cellerino, having played for them from 2015 to 2016.
He rejoined his former Bahraini club Manama at 2019 after Felda United does not extend his contract in 2018.
He transferred to Al-Muharraq in July 2019.