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Nani

BornNovember 17, 1986

Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha, commonly known as Nani, is a Portuguese footballer who is currently playing as a winger for English club Manchester United and the Portugal national team. He began his football career playing for local club Real Massamá. He began training with Sporting Clube de Portugal and S.L. Benfica, eventually joining Sporting's youth squad. In 2005, he made his professional debut with the club and won the Portuguese Cup during his second season with them. Nani was named the SJPF Young Player of the Month for May 2007. Following his impressive performance he was offered a move to English club side Manchester United in July 2007 for a fee of €25 million. Nani has won a number of trophies including his the Community Shield on his competitive debut at the club and Premier League and Champions League during his debut season at the club. He has also won a Premier League title, the Football League Cup, one FIFA Club World Cup, and three Community Shield titles. Nani has been included into the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Premier League Team of the Year on one occasion and was a nominee for the PFA Young Player of the Year in 2011. Nani has represented his country at two major tournaments, the 2008 and 2012 European Championships and has made 62 appearances and scored 13 goals for Portugal.
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