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Anderson Luis de Abreu Oliveira


ABOUT
ABOUT

Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira popular as Anderson, is a Brazilian football midfielder who currently plays for Manchester United and the Brazil national team. Anderson is a box-to-box midfielder with has a good vision, adept tackling ability, strong, tireless and hard-working abilities. He started his career joining with youth team Germio. He first caught the attention of the club scouts when he secured a goal against Náutico during the 2005 play-off that promoted his team to the Brazilian Série A. Before the start of the 2005–06 season, Anderson moved to Porto, where he won the Portuguese Liga twice, along with the Portuguese Cup and SuperCup during 2005–06. In the 2006-07 season, he made his UEFA Champions League debut in Porto's first group game against CSKA Moscow. In 2007, he made a move to Manchester United for a transfer fee of €30 million. On 1 September 2007, Anderson made his competitive debut for United against Sunderland and on 19 September 2007, he made his Champions League debut against Sporting CP in a 1–0 away win. During his time with the Red Devils, he has won the Premier League three times, the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League and the League Cup. Anderson made his Brazil National team debut in 2007 during the 2007 Copa América, which they went on to win. He also played for the Brazil Olympic football team during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, helping them secure the Bronze medal.
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