Luisão

  • Date of birth : 13/02/1981
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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Luisão

Luisão

Clubs: CA Juventus, Cruzeiro EC, SL Benfica

• Luisão – full name Anderson Luís da Silva - made his name with Cruzeiro, spending three seasons with the Belo Horizonte club and winning the Brazilian title in 2003.

• Joined Benfica in 2003 and won the Portuguese Cup at the end of his first season; proved to be a key figure under Giovanni Trapattoni in 2004/05 as the Eagles claimed their first domestic title in 11 years, making 29 appearances and scoring two goals.

• Made his debut for Brazil in 2001 and helped the Seleção to victory at the 2004 Copa América in Peru, playing in all six matches and scoring his first international goal in the final against Argentina; an unused squad member at the FIFA World Cups of 2006 and 2010 but played a prominent role in capturing the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup alongside Lúcio in central defence.

• A loyal servant to Benfica, he enjoyed an outstanding 2009/10 campaign under Jorge Jesus as the Eagles regained the Liga title and reached the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals.

• Completed 250 games for Benfica at the start of 2010/11, during which he replaced Nuno Gomes as the club's regular captain and scored a decisive goal against PSV Eindhoven in the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg.

• Led the club to second-placed finishes in the league in 2011/12 and 2012/13, as well as to the 2013 UEFA Europa League final, where Benfica lost to Chelsea FC. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Europa League: runner-up 2013 

Last updated: 08/07/13 14.58CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 13/07/2015 12:32 CET
17.08.2014Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica2-0Paços FerreiraPaços Ferreira9000
24.08.2014Portuguese First DivisionBoavistaBoavista0-1BenficaBenfica9000
31.08.2014Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica1-1Sporting CPSporting CP9000
12.09.2014Portuguese First DivisionSetúbalSetúbal0-5BenficaBenfica9000
21.09.2014Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica3-1MoreirenseMoreirense9000
27.09.2014Portuguese First DivisionEstorilEstoril2-3BenficaBenfica9000
05.10.2014Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica4-0AroucaArouca9000
26.10.2014Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga2-1BenficaBenfica9000
31.10.2014Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica1-0Rio AveRio Ave9000
09.11.2014Portuguese First DivisionNacionalNacional1-2BenficaBenfica9001
22.11.2014Portuguese CupFourth roundBenficaBenfica4-1MoreirenseMoreirense9000
30.11.2014Portuguese First DivisionAcadémicaAcadémica0-2BenficaBenfica9010
06.12.2014Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica3-0BelenensesBelenenses9000
14.12.2014Portuguese First DivisionPortoPorto0-2BenficaBenfica7600
18.01.2015Portuguese First DivisionMarítimoMarítimo0-4BenficaBenfica9000
26.01.2015Portuguese First DivisionPaços FerreiraPaços Ferreira1-0BenficaBenfica9000
31.01.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica3-0BoavistaBoavista9000
08.02.2015Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP1-1BenficaBenfica9000
15.02.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica3-0SetúbalSetúbal9000
21.02.2015Portuguese First DivisionMoreirenseMoreirense1-3BenficaBenfica9010
28.02.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica6-0EstorilEstoril9010
08.03.2015Portuguese First DivisionAroucaArouca1-3BenficaBenfica9000
14.03.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica2-0BragaBraga9000
21.03.2015Portuguese First DivisionRio AveRio Ave2-1BenficaBenfica8500
11.04.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica5-1AcadémicaAcadémica9000
18.04.2015Portuguese First DivisionBelenensesBelenenses0-2BenficaBenfica9000
26.04.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica0-0PortoPorto9000
02.05.2015Portuguese First DivisionGil VicenteGil Vicente0-5BenficaBenfica9010
09.05.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica4-0PenafielPenafiel9000
17.05.2015Portuguese First DivisionGuimarãesGuimarães0-0BenficaBenfica9000
23.05.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica4-1MarítimoMarítimo9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Luisão
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 13/02/1981 (34)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Benfica ( POR)

  • Height: 193cm
  • Weight: 92kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    24/09/03: La Louvière 1-1 Benfica

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Benfica555
Total555
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Benfica585
Total585
Last updated: 27/11/2014 01:18 CET
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