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Profile of the Brazilian footballer Luisao, who currently plays as a defender at Benfica. The 35-year old player Luisao joined Benfica from and wears the number 4 shirt.

Luisao
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        (Squad number 4)

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Luisao Career
1999Juventus-SP18(1)
2000–2003Cruzeiro62(7)
2003–Benfica284(25)

2001–2011Brazil44(3)

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Luisao : Benfica News
“On this evidence, Kimpembe has a big future.”
 espnfc.com Yesterday
“This does, admittedly, cause Benfica some issues; he can be dragged 5-10 feet away from his zone and leave a big gap alongside his right-centre-back. When that centre-back is the ancient Luisao—which it was against BVB—this is a big problem.”
 Bleacher Report 7 days ago
“Benfica captain Luisao was making his 500th club appearance and was kept busy at the heart of the Benfica defence, with Dembele sneaking into the box and forcing a superb save from keeper Ederson in the 23rd.”
 The Daily Star 9 days ago
“On a night when captain Luisão was showered with tributes for reaching 500 Benfica appearances, Ederson was lauded in equal measure after saving a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang penalty.”
 UEFA 9 days ago
“who latched onto Luisao's headed flick-on from a corner and prodded home from close range.”
 Sports Mole 9 days ago
“Benfica captain Luisao was making his 500th club appearance and was kept busy at the heart of the Benfica defence, with Dembele sneaking into the box and forcing a superb save from keeper Ederson in the 23rd.”
 Daily News and Analysis 9 days ago
“Luisão's 14-year association with Benfica brought up another landmark against Dortmund, the Brazilian centre-back making his 500th appearance the day after his 36th birthday.”
 UEFA 10 days ago
“celebrates with his teammate Benfica's Brazilian defender Luisao da Silva (R) after scoring during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match SL Benfica vs Borussia Dortmund at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on February 14, 2017.”
 Belfast Telegraph 10 days ago
“This game is set to kick-off at 19:45GMT. SL Benfica: Ederson; Elisieu, Lindelöf, Luisao, Semedo; Fejsa, Pizzi; Carillo, Salvio; Mitroglu (Raúl, min. 74), Rafa (Cervi, min. 68).”
 VAVEL.com 10 days ago
“Rui Vitoria's side took the lead when Mitroglou converted off a header from Luisao - the 36-year-old captain marking his 500th Benfica appearance with an assist. Bravo to captain Luisão 500 matches in Benfica colours! :clap: pic.twitter.”
 Yahoo Sports 10 days ago
Luisao Career Honours
  • Cruzeiro: Copa do Brasil: 2003
  • Cruzeiro: Campeonato Mineiro: 2003
  • Cruzeiro: Campeonato Brasileiro: 2003
  • Cruzeiro: Copa Sul-Minas: 2002
  • Benfica: Primeira Liga: 2004–05, 2009–10, 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Benfica: Taca de Portugal: 2003–04, 2013–14
  • Benfica: Taca da Liga (6): 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Benfica: Supertaca Candido de Oliveira: 2005, 2014
  • Benfica: UEFA Europa League: Runner-up 2012–13, 2013–14
  • Brazil: Copa America: 2004
  • Brazil: FIFA Confederations Cup: 2005, 2009
  • Brazil: Lunar New Year Cup: 2005
  • Brazil: CONCACAF Gold Cup: Silver medal 2003
  • Benfica Player of the Year: 2009

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Paulo Lopes Julio Cesar
    Ederson
    Defenders
    Nelson Semedo Andre Almeida
    Eliseu Alejandro Grimaldo
    Branimir Kalaica Luisao
    Lisandro Lopez Jardel
    Victor Lindelof
    Midfielders
    Andrija Zivkovic Andre Carrillo
    Pizzi Toto Salvio
    Franco Cervi Rafa Silva
    Andre Horta Ruben Amorim
    Andreas Samaris Guillermo Celis
    Danilo Barbosa Ljubomir Fejsa
    Forwards
    Raul Jimenez Konstantinos Mitroglou
    Goncalo Guedes Jonas