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Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira

Personal information
Full nameAnderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira
Date of birth13 April 1988(age 29)
Place of birthPorto Alegre, Brazil
Height1.76 m
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubManchester United

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Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira (born 13 April 1988), best known as Anderson, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Manchester United and the Brazil national team.

Anderson began his career with Grêmio, joining the youth team before rising through the ranks. His goal against Nautico during the 2005 play-offs gained Gremio promotion to the Brazilian Série A. Before the start of the 2005 06 season, Anderson moved to Porto, gaining first team status during his two seasons with them. There, he won the Portuguese Liga twice, along with the Portuguese Cup and SuperCup during 2005 06. He moved to Manchester United before the 2007 08 season, and has won the Premier League three times, the 2007 08 UEFA Champions League and the League Cup.

Anderson made his Brazil debut in 2007 during the 2007 Copa América, which they went on to win. He also played for the Brazil Olympic football team during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, helping them secure the Bronze medal.

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