Josué Anunciado de Oliveira

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Anunciado and the second or paternal family name is Da Silva.
Josué
JosueUCL.jpg
Josué lining up as captain of VfL Wolfsburg in the 2009-10 UEFA Champions League
Personal information
Full name Josué Anunciado de Oliveira
Date of birth (1979-07-19) 19 July 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Vitória de Santo Antão, Brazil
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Atlético Mineiro
Number 28
Youth career
1995–1996 Goiás
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2004 Goiás 190 (6)
2005–2007 São Paulo 61 (1)
2007–2013 VfL Wolfsburg 140 (2)
2013– Atlético Mineiro 6 (0)
National team
1999 Brazil U23 1 (0)
2007–2010 Brazil 28 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:52, 1 April 2013 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 June 2010

Josué Anunciado de Oliveira, or simply Josué (born 19 July 1979 in Vitória de Santo Antão), is a Brazilian defensive midfielder who currently plays for Atlético Mineiro.

He played for the Brazil national football team from 2007 to 2010, winning the 2007 Copa América and playing at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Club career[edit]

Josué started his career in Goiás before moving on to São Paulo in 2005. He won the Brazilian League, Copa Libertadores and FIFA Club World Cup during his stint at São Paulo. A resilient defensive midfielder that despite being an infrequent provider of assists or goals, the steel he provided in front of São Paulo's back four helped them claim Brazilian League gold in 2006 and 2007.[1]

He then joined VfL Wolfsburg in August 2007, and captained the team who won the 2008-09 Bundesliga, their first league title. As a result, they played in the 2009-10 UEFA Champions League.

In March 2013 on free transfer after five years at Wolfsburg, Josúe transferred to Atlético Mineiro. On 31 March 2013 in his debut match, he scored his first goal for Atlético in a 4–1 victory over Tupi in the Minas Gerais State Championship.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 7 May 2011
Club Season League Cup Continental State League Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goiás 1997 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1998 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 2
2001 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
2002 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 1
2003 42 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 1
2004 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 1
Total 173 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 173 5
São Paulo 2005 31 1 0 0 15 0 15 4 61 5
2006 30 0 0 0 15 0 18 1 63 1
2007 11 0 0 0 8 0 15 1 34 1
Total 72 1 0 0 38 0 48 6 158 7
Vfl Wolfsburg 2007–08 30 1 0 0 0 0 - - 30 1
2008–09 33 0 0 0 7 0 - - 40 0
2009–10 31 1 2 0 12 0 - - 45 1
2010–11 26 0 3 1 0 0 - - 29 1
2011–12 28 0 1 0 0 0 - - 29 0
2012–13 16 0 3 0 0 0 - - 19 0
Total 164 2 9 1 19 0 0 0 192 3
Atlético Mineiro 2013 6 0 0 0 6 0 6 2 18 2
Total 6 0 0 0 6 0 6 2 18 2
Career Total 415 8 9 1 63 0 54 8 541 17

International career[edit]

He made his international debut on 27 March 2007 in a friendly match against Ghana. He was also part of Brazil squad which won 2007 Copa América. His first international goal came during the tournament, in a match against Chile, which Brazil went on to win 6–1.

As of 2 July 2010[2][3][4][5][6][7]
National team Club Season Apps Goals
Brazil São Paulo 2007 7 1
Wolfsburg 2007–2008 9 0
2008–2009 9 0
2009–2010 3 0
Total 28 1

Honours[edit]

Goiás
São Paulo
Wolfsburg
Atlético Mineiro
Brazil

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile". fifa.com. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 2002–2003" (in Portuguese). rsssfbrasil.com. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 2004–2005" (in Portuguese). rsssfbrasil.com. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 2006–2007" (in Portuguese). rsssfbrasil.com. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Seleção Brasileira (Brazilian National Team) 2008–2009" (in Portuguese). rsssfbrasil.com. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Seleção Brasileira Restritiva (Brazilian National Restrictive Team) 2000–2003" (in Portuguese). rsssfbrasil.com. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "Seleção Brasileira Restritiva (Brazilian National Restrictive Team) 2004–2008" (in Portuguese). rsssfbrasil.com. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 

External links[edit]

  • Josué at kicker.de (German)
  • Josué at zerozero.pt (Portuguese)
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Marcelinho Paraíba
VfL Wolfsburg captain
2008–2013
Succeeded by
Diego Benaglio