André Luiz (footballer, born 1974)

André Luiz Moreira (born 14 November 1974 in São Paulo), known as just André Luiz, is a Brazilian former footballer who most recently played as an attacking midfielder for San Jose Earthquakes in Major League Soccer.

André Luiz
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2017
Personal information
Full name André Luiz Moreira
Date of birth (1974-11-14) 14 November 1974 (age 47)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
San Jose Earthquakes/(head coach) U14 Academy
Youth career
1991–1992 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1996 São Paulo 90 (9)
1997 Corinthians 14 (3)
1997–2002 Tenerife 35 (2)
1999Cruzeiro (loan) 18 (1)
2000Corinthians (loan) 13 (1)
2001–2002Marseille (loan) 22 (2)
2002–2003 Paris Saint-Germain 17 (1)
2003Corinthians (loan) 22 (0)
2004 Fluminense 3 (0)
2004–2006 Ajaccio 54 (6)
2006 Santos 13 (0)
2007–2009 Jaguares 55 (5)
2009–2011 San Jose Earthquakes 16 (0)
National team
1995–1997 Brazil 19 (2)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 13 August 2010
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 4 April 2010
Olympic medal record
Representing  Brazil
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta Team Competition

CareerEdit

ClubEdit

André Luiz began his career in 1993, and played in Brazil for clubs including São Paulo, Corinthians, Cruzeiro, Fluminense. He relocated to Europe 2001 and subsequently played in Spain for Tenerife, and in France for Olympique de Marseille, Paris Saint-Germain FC and AC Ajaccio.

He won the CONMEBOL Supercup, Copa Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in 1993, two Recopa in 1993 and 1994, and São Paulo State Championship in 1997.

André Luiz signed with San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer on 31 July 2009.[1][2] He stayed with the club through the 2011 season. In 2012, he finished his career as a soccer player because a knee injury.

Andre Luiz is currently head coach of San Jose Earthquakes u14/academy.

InternationalEdit

André Luiz has played 19 matches and scored two goals for the Brazilian team. He won bronze medal at 1996 Summer Olympics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ San Jose Earthquakes Media Relations, Quakes announce Moreira signing, retrieved 31 July 2009[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Quakes announce Moreira signing". MLS. 23 January 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

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