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Anderson Luis de Abreu Oliveira Biography

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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Sir Alex Ferguson's double-winning Manchester United squad - Where are they now?
Sir Alex Ferguson's double-winning Manchester United squad - Where are they now?
These are all the players that won a double with Manchester United. How many of them do you still remember?
Former Manchester United player Anderson mocks Steven Gerrard
Former Manchester United player Anderson mocks Steven Gerrard
The only chink in Gerrards list of achievements has been the English Premier League title.
Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson punches teammate in training
Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson punches teammate in training
Anderson lands a punch on teammate during training.
10 of the biggest wastes of talent in football
10 of the biggest wastes of talent in football
Talent without hard work usually has predictable outcomes
6 South American stars who failed at Manchester United
6 South American stars who failed at Manchester United
Many South Americans have signed for Manchester United but many have failed. We list the South Americans who failed at Manchester United.
10 footballers who didn't deserve to win the Premier League
10 footballers who didn't deserve to win the Premier League
Players who hold a winners' medal despite not playing particularly well
Champions League 'Lucky XI' : The unlikeliest players to win Europe's top prize
Champions League 'Lucky XI' : The unlikeliest players to win Europe's top prize
These players didn't really merit the trophy but are still part of the winning squad
What went wrong for Anderson at Manchester United?
What went wrong for Anderson at Manchester United?
How Anderson went from one of the world's best prospects to a Manchester united reject.
10 most expensive teenagers in football history
10 most expensive teenagers in football history
Spending big on teenage footballers has always been received with varied opinions. Argued from both sides, some say it plays a big role in inflating t ...
10 expensive foreign players who flopped in the Premier League
10 expensive foreign players who flopped in the Premier League
Italy striker Mario Balotelli completed his transfer back to Serie A club AC Milan this week after an unsuccessful stint with Liverpool. The Italian, ...
10 Premier League players that fans were happy to see leave their club
10 Premier League players that fans were happy to see leave their club
The fans probably celebrated these players' exits more than their arrivals
5 Golden Boy award winners who are struggling to live up to their hype
5 Golden Boy award winners who are struggling to live up to their hype
The Golden Boy award is a prestigious award given by sports journalists to a young player playing in any of Europe top tier leagues and aged 21 or bel ...
Anderson signing not my choice: Internacional coach
Anderson signing not my choice: Internacional coach
The Brazilian midfielder was let go by Manchester United for free and signed by Internacional
10 tactically lacking players in modern day football
10 tactically lacking players in modern day football
“10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated power of will. 5% pleasure, 50% pain, and a 100% reason to remember the name!” sing the band Fort M ...
Video: Ex-United midfielder Anderson needs runs out of breath, needs oxygen 36 minutes into a match
Video: Ex-United midfielder Anderson needs runs out of breath, needs oxygen 36 minutes into a match
Ex Manchester United midfielder Anderson needed an oxygen mask after completing just 36 minutes of his second match for Internacional.
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