Anderson Costa

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Anderson Costa
Personal information
Full name Anderson Costa
Date of birth (1984-03-13) 13 March 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Vasco da Gama 55 (14)
2005 Córdoba (loan) 14 (7[1])
2006–2007 Dinamo Zagreb 23 (4)
2007 Vitória Guimarães (loan) 3 (0)
2007 Aris Thessaloniki (loan) 3 (0)
2008 Bahia 0 (0)
2008 Lucena 13 (10)
2009 Duque de Caxias 17 (14)
2009 Bnei Sakhnin 10 (6)
2009–2010 Pro Vercelli 15 (12)
2010 Guarani 14 (12)
2010 Santo André 7 (2)
2011 Al-Wakrah 10 (6)
2011 Criciúma 18 (12)
2012 Vila Nova 14 (13)
2012 ABC 14 (14)
2013 Macaé 12 (10)
2014 CSE 3 (2)
National team
2001 Brazil U-17 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Anderson Costa (born 13 March 1984) is a Brazilian footballer.

Biography[edit]

Anderson was born in Rio de Janeiro. He made 55 appearances and scored 14 goals in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A for Vasco da Gama from 2002 to 2005.[2] He renewed his contract in March 2004, signed a 5-year contract.[3] In January 2005 he also spent 6 months with Spanish Segunda División club Córdoba as one of the non-EU players.[4] He was transferred to Dinamo Zagreb in January 2006. However, he requested to leave in July.[5] He was loaned to Portuguese Liga de Honra side in January 2007.[6] The team finished as the runner-up and promoted, however he only played 3 times. He then left for Greek side Aris Thessaloniki and in December 2007 left for Brazilian side Bahia.[7] He was released in April. At the start of 2008–09 season he left for Lucena of Spanish Segunda División B. In January 2009 he was signed by Duque de Caxias in 1-year contract.

In July 2009 he was transferred to Pro Vercelli after a short period with Bnei Sakhnin,[8] which at that time he obtained a Portuguese passport, made him able to by-pass the non-EU immigration ban of Italian lower divisions, along with countryman Adriano da Matta Inácio.[9] His contract was terminated in January 2010.[10] In February, he was signed by Guarani in 1-year deal, and in June left for Santo André, also in 1-year deal. However, after 7 appearances in 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, he was released in October.

International career[edit]

Anderson Costa played in 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ LFP Archive, Manual search required
  2. ^ "Futpedia: Anderson (Anderson Costa)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "BID Acumulativo Série A /2005". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. 8 November 2005. Archived from the original on 29 May 2006. Retrieved 29 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "2005 second division winter transfer list". Liga de Fútbol Profesional (in Spanish). ca. 31 January 2005. Archived from the original on 10 April 2005.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Anderson Costa nezadovoljan odlazi iz Dinama, Jens Nowotny ipak potpisuje". Index (Croatia) (in Croatian). 13 July 2006. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Costa Anderson putuje za Portugal". Index (Croatia) (in Croatian). 21 January 2007. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Esquadrão de Aço contrata atacante Anderson Costa". EC Bahia (in Portuguese). 14 December 2007. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Boletim Oficial nº 7723" (PDF). FFERJ (in Portuguese). 10 July 2009. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  9. ^ "UFFICIALE: ben cinque volti nuovi per la Pro Vercelli". Tutto Lega Pro (in Italian). 15 July 2009. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  10. ^ "UFFICIALE: Pro Vercelli, rescissione per il brasiliano Costa". Tutto Lega Pro (in Italian). 30 January 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 

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