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Luisão before a match with Brazil
Personal information
Full nameÂnderson Luís da Silva
Date of birthFebruary 13, 1981(age 36)
Place of birthAmparo, Brazil
Height1.93 m
Playing positionCentre back
Club information
Current clubBenfica

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Ânderson Luís da Silva (born 13 February 1981), aka Luisão (literally "Big Luís"), is a Brazilian footballer who plays for S.L. Benfica in Portugal, as a central defender.

Most of his professional career was spent with Benfica, for which he appeared in more than 300 official games, winning seven major titles.

A Brazilian international on more than 40 occasions, Luisão appeared for the country in two World Cups and three Copa América tournaments, almost always as a backup however.

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