Maxwell

  • Date of birth : 27/08/1981
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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Maxwell

Maxwell

Clubs: Cruzeiro EC, AFC Ajax, Empoli FC, FC Internazionale Milano, FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain FC

• Started out in Brazil with Cruzeiro but moved to Europe aged 19, joining Ajax after impressing in an international youth tournament.

• Left-back won the Dutch double in his first season and played a starring role in Ajax's 2003/04 Eredivisie title triumph, making 31 appearances, scoring twice and winning the Golden Shoe as the Netherlands' footballer of the year.

• Ajax career ended prematurely after sustaining a serious knee injury in a Dutch Cup semi-final against Willem II in April 2005. Made no further appearances for the club before departing in 2006, initially to Empoli then Inter.

• Won the Scudetto in each of his three seasons with Inter, accumulating 79 Serie A appearances and scoring two goals; periodically deployed as a midfielder/winger by Roberto Mancini and José Mourinho.

• Joined European champions Barça in July 2009 on a five-year contract for a fee of €5m − scored his first goal for the Azulgrana in a Copa del Rey encounter with AD Ceuta (2-0) on 26 October 2010.

• Played seven times in Barcelona's victorious UEFA Champions League campaign of 2010/11 before making the move to Paris Saint-Germain FC in January 2012.

• Swiftly became a mainstay in Paris, helping the side to second place in Ligue 1 during his first season, and to a first title since 1994 in 2012/13 as well as a place in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: winner 2011
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2009, 2011

Last updated: 02/08/13 14.43CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 24/10/2014 02:01 CET
12.07.2014FIFA World CupThird placeBrazilBrazil0-3NetherlandsNetherlands9000
31.08.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne9002
13.09.2014French Ligue 1RennesRennes1-1ParisParis9000
24.09.2014French Ligue 1CaenCaen0-2ParisParis9000
05.10.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1MonacoMonaco9000
17.10.2014French Ligue 1LensLens1-3ParisParis9011

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Maxwell
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/08/1981 (32)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 17
  • Club: Paris ( FRA)

  • Height: 177cm
  • Weight: 81kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Third qualifying round)
    22/08/01: Celtic 0-1 Ajax

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona170
Internazionale130
Ajax260
Paris210
Total770
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Ajax51
Total51
Last updated: 22/10/2014 01:11 CET
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