Luís Fernandez (footballer, born 1971)

Luís Pablo Álves Fernandez (Arabic: لويس فرنانديز‎; born 1 March 1971), or simply Luís Fernandez, is a former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

Luís Fernandez
Personal information
Full name Luís Pablo Álves Fernandez
Date of birth (1971-03-01) 1 March 1971 (age 49)
Place of birth Brazil
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2006 Shabab Sahel
National team
2000–2004 Lebanon 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Born in Brazil, Luís Fernandez obtained Lebanese citizenship through naturalization, and represented Lebanon at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup. He also played for Lebanese Premier League side Shabab Sahel for six years, between 2000 and 2006.[1]

International careerEdit

He represented the Lebanon national football team at the 2000 AFC Asian Cup and scored a goal in duration of two games. His goal came in the 82nd minute against the Thailand national football team. Fernandez equalized to a Thai goal scored in the 57th minute by Sakesan Pituratana. His goal was the third and last of Lebanon's campaign as hosts.

At the 2000 AFC Asian Cup in Lebanon, he was one of five Lebanese-Brazilians in the squad. The other four were Marcilio Alves Silva, Gilberto Dos Santos, Jadir Morgenstern and Newton Santos de Oliveira.

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

Scores and results list Lebanon's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 October 2000 Saida International Stadium, Sidon   Thailand 1–1 1–1 2000 Asian Cup

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luis Fernandez". weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 2020-01-18.

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