|Full name||Ânderson Luís da Silva|
|Date of birth||February 13, 1981|
|Place of birth||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Height||1. Events 1258 - Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 São Paulo ( is the largest city in Brazil, with its metropolitan area ranking among the largest urban areas in the world |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld 93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Current club||SL Benfica|
1 Senior club appearances and goals
Luisão, real name Ânderson Luís da Silva born February 13,1981 in Amparo, São Paulo is a Brazilian footballer. Amparo is a Brazilian city of the state of São Paulo. The population in 2003 was 63364 |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered He plays central defender for S.L. Benfica and the Brazilian national team. Sport Lisboa e Benfica (spɔɾ liʒˈboɐ i bɐ̃ĩˈfikɐ commonly referred to as simply Benfica, S The Brazil national football team is the national team of Brazil and is managed by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF that represents Brazil in international
Luisão's arrival to SL Benfica was not easy: he faced a tough period of adaptation to the European football, during which he performed somewhat below his capabilities and even considered traveling back to his home country. Sport Lisboa e Benfica (spɔɾ liʒˈboɐ i bɐ̃ĩˈfikɐ commonly referred to as simply Benfica, S However, Luisão has established himself as one of Benfica's top players and has been targeted by some of Europe's biggest clubs. At the end of the 2004/2005, Luisão scored a decisive goal against rivals Sporting which would give Benfica its first league title in 11 years. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Sporting Clube de Portugal ( pron 'spɔɾtĩg 'klub(ɨ dɨ puɾtu'gaɫ referred to coloquially as Sporting, Sporting CP or erroneously Sporting During the season 2006/2007 Luisão became team captain, after the injury of Nuno Gomes and Petit, proving he is a team leader and a crucial member of the squad. His voice echoes on the pitch and no one stays indifferent to his strength and leadership. After a difficult 2007/08 season at the Estadio da Luz, Luisao looks to be on his way out of SL Benfica, with a move to Portsmouth F.C. (England) his most likely destination. Portsmouth Football Club is an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth.
He has 21 caps with the Brazilian national team, the first one in July, 2001. The Brazil national football team is the national team of Brazil and is managed by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF that represents Brazil in international He has scored one goal, in the Copa America 2004. The Copa América 2004 was a football tournament held in Peru, from July 6 to July 25, 2004. He was included in manager Carlos Alberto Parreira's Brazil squad for the World Cup 2006. Carlos Alberto Gomes Parreira (born February 27, 1943, in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian football manager. The Brazil national football team is the national team of Brazil and is managed by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF that represents Brazil in international The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th instance of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament However, playing no part in the tournament. After Parreira's demise, who was replaced by Dunga, Luisão was one of the nine players in the World Cup 2006 squad to be called up for the team's first match after the tournament. Dunga (born Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri on October 31, 1963 in Ijuí, Rio Grande do Sul) is a Brazilian former football
The Copa do Brasil (or Cup of Brazil) is a knockout competition played by 64 football teams representing all 26 Brazilian states plus the Federal Campeonato Mineiro is the state football league of the state of Minas Gerais and is controlled by the Minas Gerais Football Federation FMF (Federação Copa Sul-Minas ( South-Minas Cup in English) was a Brazilian football competition contested between South region and Minas Gerais state The Portuguese Liga ( pron 'liɣɐ currently named Liga Sagres after its main sponsor, is the league competition for Portuguese History The first incarnation of the Taça was in 1912 but very few clubs could participate and thus it was not a regular competition the fact which ended it in History In the season 1943-44 it was created a special game between the champions Sporting Clube de Portugal, and the cup holders S The Copa América 2004 was a football tournament held in Peru, from July 6 to July 25, 2004. The 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup football tournament was the seventh FIFA Confederations Cup.