Luís Airton Barroso "Lulù" Oliveira (born 24 March 1969) is a football manager and former player. A former striker, he spent most of his playing career in Italy. Born in Brazil, Oliveira was an international footballer for Belgium.
|Full name||Luís Airton Barroso Oliveira|
|Date of birth||24 March 1969|
|Place of birth||São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:55, 13 May 2012 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:55, 13 May 2012 (UTC)
He then moved to Italy, where he played for Cagliari, Fiorentina, Bologna, Como, Catania, Foggia, Venezia and Lucchese, becoming famous in his early years at Cagliari and Fiorentina as a prolific and effective Serie A striker.
In 2006, he accepted to play Nuorese of Serie C2/A, also in order to get closer to his family (his wife in Sardinia). In 2008, following the disbandment of his club, he agreed for a move to Serie D team Derthona.
During his final season as a footballer, Oliveira e also served as player/manager for the last few months of the 2009–10 season, and then stated his interest in a coaching career in the next future.
He successfully passed the category 2 (UEFA A) coaching exam in June 2011 in Italy. In March 2012 he returned to Muravera, this time as head coach for the remaining four games of the season. He was confirmed as Muravera coach also for the 2012–13 season, in which he led his small club to triumph in the Coppa Italia Eccellenza.
On 1 August 2014, it was announced Oliveira would become the new head coach of Lega Pro club Pro Patria with immediate effect., but he was dismissed on 4 November 2014 after eleven championship matches played by the team (Win: 1; Draw: 5; Loss: 5).
|1.||26 February 1992||Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia||Tunisia||2–1||Lost||Friendly|
|2.||31 August 1996||King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium||Turkey||2–1||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3.||30 April 1997||Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey||Turkey||1–3||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|4.||30 April 1997||Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey||Turkey||1–3||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5.||30 April 1997||Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey||Turkey||1–3||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|6.||7 June 1997||King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium||San Marino||6–0||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|7.||15 November 1997||King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium||Republic of Ireland||2–1||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Correct as of 1 June 2012|
- "Calcio, Muravera: Oliveira, "Resto solo con il presidente Carta"" (in Italian). L'Unione Sarda. 27 June 2010. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2011.
- "Muravera, Lulù Oliveira si dà all'ippica" (in Italian). L'Unione Sarda. 23 December 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2011.
- "Baggio's new life As a professional coach". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 18 July 2011. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
- "Lulù Oliveira, fresco di patentino, torna sulla panchina del Muravera" [Newly-licensed coach "Lulù" Oliveira back as Muravera coach] (in Italian). Tutto Cagliari. 24 March 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
- "Oliveira allenatore della Pro Patria "Un regalo che ho accolto subito"" (in Italian). L'Unione Sarda. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
- "New Floriana coach arrives in Malta". Times of Malta. 13 June 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
- Camilleri, Valhmor (14 November 2018). "Ugolotti named as new Floriana coach after Oliveira dismissal". Times of Malta. Retrieved 15 November 2018.