• Date of birth : 26/10/1984
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
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Clubs: Cortiba FC, Sevilla FC, FC Barcelona

• Joined local club Coritiba as a youngster and made 81 league appearances over three years, scoring twice.

• Won the FIFA U-20 World Cup with Brazil in the United Arab Emirates in 2003 and was an unused member of the senior team's Copa América triumph in Peru the following year.

• Joined Sevilla midway through the 2004/05 campaign, making his Liga debut against Barcelona on 29 January 2005 – a 4-0 home defeat – but retained his place and went on to become a key man in a successful run under coach Juande Ramos.

• Made 14 appearances in Sevilla's 2005/06 UEFA Cup triumph, scoring three goals, and 11 in the following season's successful trophy defence, his one goal opening the scoring in the final against RCD Espanyol at Hampden Park.

• Moved to Barcelona in July 2010 for a fee that could rise to €13.5m and ended a season in which he was a bit-part player as an unused substitute in the UEFA Champions League final against Manchester United FC. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: 
winner 2011
UEFA Cup: winner 2006, 2007
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2006, 2011

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Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 25/11/2015 01:08 CET
20.09.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1LevanteLevante9000
26.09.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1Las PalmasLas Palmas9000
28.10.2015Spanish CupFirst roundVillanovenseVillanovense0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
04.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-0BATEBATE9000
24.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona6-1RomaRoma2610

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year


General info

  • Name: Adriano
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 26/10/1984 (30)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 21
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)

  • Height: 172cm
  • Weight: 73kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA Super Cup 2015/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Round of 32)
    16/02/05: Panathinaikos 1-0 Sevilla

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 25/11/2015 01:08 CET