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Profile of the Brazilian footballer Luisao, who currently plays as a defender at Benfica. The 34-year old player Luisao joined Benfica from Cruzeiro and wears the number 4 shirt.

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Luisao : Benfica News
“By scoring against Werder Bremen minutes earlier, then Tottenham striker Crouch came remarkably close to also scoring the 5,000th goal only for the honour to fall to Benfica defender Luisao with his 21st-minute volley against Hapoel Tel-Aviv.”
 BBC 5 days ago
“Sporting beat Benfica in the 4th round of the Portuguese Cup to make it a hat-trick of wins this season against their archrivals from across the city.”
 The Portugal News 5 days ago
“Benfica, on the other hand, are celebrating qualification for the knockout stage of Europe's premier club competition for only the second time this century after a 2-2 draw in Kazakhstan against Astana.”
 Portugoal 5 days ago
“Astana coach Stanimir Stoilov said he was so impressed with his team's draw against Benfica on Wednesday, he would have accepted defeat. Stoilov's Astana played out a 2-2 draw with Benfica, who rallied from two goals down in the Group C encounter.”
 Soccerway 5 days ago
“Raúl Jiménez struck twice in Kazakhstan as Group C pacesetters Benfica recovered from two goals down to rescue a point and eliminate Astana from the UEFA Champions League in the process.”
 UEFA 5 days ago
“Benfica had to come from two goals down to secure a 2-2 draw with Astana in their Group C match in the Champions League, leaving them on the verge of qualification for the knockout stage of the competition.”
 Sports Mole 6 days ago
“But head coach Rui Vitoria will be without both Argentinian playmaker Gaitan through suspension and injured centre-half Luisao (fractured arm).”
 espnfc.com 6 days ago
“Benfica have saved their best form for Europe this season and but Rui Vitoria’s side have lost captain Luisao for two months with a broken arm and lost 2-1 after extra time to Lisbon rivals Sporting in the Portuguese Cup at the weekend.”
 gulftoday.ae 7 days ago
“Benfica coach Rui Vitoria, who took charge in the offseason, will be without two of his main players against Astana — Brazilian central defender Luisao has a fractured forearm, and Argentine playmaker Gaitan is suspended.”
 News24 7 days ago
“Luisao and Nicolas Gaitan are missing as Benfica target a win against Astana, but Rui Vitoria has faith in his squad.”
 Four Four Two 7 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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