|Full name||Anderson Costa|
|Date of birth||13 March 1984|
|Place of birth||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Vasco da Gama|
|2002–2005||Vasco da Gama||55||(14)|
|2005||→ Córdoba (loan)||14||(7)|
|2007||→ Vitória Guimarães (loan)||3||(0)|
|2007||→ Aris Thessaloniki (loan)||3||(0)|
|2009||Duque de Caxias||17||(14)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Anderson Costa (born 13 March 1984) is a Brazilian footballer.
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. He renewed his contract in March 2004, signed a 5-year contract. In January 2005 he also spent 6 months with Spanish Segunda División club Córdoba as one of the non-EU players. He was transferred to Dinamo Zagreb in January 2006. However, he requested to leave in July. He was loaned to Portuguese Liga de Honra side in January 2007. 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. 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, 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. His contract was terminated in January 2010. 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.
Anderson Costa played in 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship.
- LFP Archive, Manual search required
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- "Costa Anderson putuje za Portugal". Index (Croatia) (in Croatian). 21 January 2007. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
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- "Boletim Oficial nº 7723" (PDF). FFERJ (in Portuguese). 10 July 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- "UFFICIALE: ben cinque volti nuovi per la Pro Vercelli". Tutto Lega Pro (in Italian). 15 July 2009. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- "UFFICIALE: Pro Vercelli, rescissione per il brasiliano Costa". Tutto Lega Pro (in Italian). 30 January 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2011.