Rubenilson dos Santos da Rocha

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Kanu
Kanu (RSCA).jpg
Personal information
Full name Rubenilson dos Santos da Rocha
Date of birth (1987-09-23) 23 September 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Salvador, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Terek Grozny
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Grêmio Barueri 4 (1)
2008 Juventus-SP (loan) 11 (2)
2008 Anderlecht (loan) 1 (0)
2009–2013 Anderlecht 79 (12)
2009 Cercle Brugge (loan) 13 (0)
2013– Terek Grozny 39 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 December 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rubenilson dos Santos da Rocha (born 23 September 1987), commonly known as Kanu, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Terek Grozny in the Russian Premier League as a Midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Before signing at Anderlecht, Kanu was on trial with FC Groningen.[1] On 13 December 2008, he was loaned out to Cercle Brugge and on 30 June 2009 returned to Anderlecht.[2]

In February 2014, Kanu agree to switch to Russian Premier League side Terek Grozny.[3]

Statistics[edit]

As of 25 September 2014[4]
Club statistics
Season Club League League Cup Continental Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
2012–13 Terek Grozny Russian Premier League 6 1 0 0 6 1
2013–14 25 1 3 0 28 1
2013–14 2 0 1 0 3 0
Total Russia 33 2 4 0 37 2
Career total 33 2 4 0 37 2

Personal life[edit]

Kanu chose his football name as a reference to Nwankwo Kanu.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brazilian Kanu to play for Anderlecht Anderlecht Online, 18 April 2008
  2. ^ Rubenilson do Santos da Rocha Kanu profile Footgoal
  3. ^ "Kanu transféré au Terek Grozny". R.S.C. Anderlecht. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "KANU". Soccerway. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 

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