Leandro (Hungarian footballer)

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Leandro
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Personal information
Full name Leandro Marcolini Pedroso de Almeida
Date of birth (1982-03-19) 19 March 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Cornélio Procópio, Paraná, Brazil
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Left Back
Club information
Current team
Ferencvárosi TC
Number 16
Youth career
0000–1998 Corinthians
1998–1999 Londrina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 MTK Hungária FC 2 (0)
2000 Büki TK Bükfürdő 10 (0)
2001–2002 Szombathelyi Haladás 52 (11)
2002–2006 Ferencvárosi TC 85 (7)
2005 Atlético Paranaense (loan) 4 (0)
2006–2009 Debreceni VSC 95 (23)
2010–2015 Omonia 132 (17)
2015– Ferencvárosi TC 33 (3)
National team
2003 Hungary U-21 4 (0)
2004–2015 Hungary 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 August 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2009

Leandro Marcolini Pedroso de Almeida (born 19 March 1982), generally known as Leandro, is a Brazilian-born Hungarian footballer. He plays as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

He has also played for Brazilian clubs Londrina, Corinthians, Atlético Paranaense, and Hungarian clubs Debreceni VSC, Ferencváros, MTK, Haladás and Bük.

AC Omonia[edit]

In January 2010 he signed a contract with Cypriot side AC Omonia. He broke into the first team very quickly and he soon became a key player. He also won the Championship witb Omonoia. He scored at the Super Cup match to send the match to penalties and win another title with Omonia. At the end of the season Omonia won the Cup too with Leandro the hero for Omonia scoring at the extra time at semi-finals. For the 2011-2012 season he is named 3rd captain of Omonia for what he offered to the club, behind Constantinos Makrides and Christos Karipidis. During the 2011-2012 season, the Brazilian faced many injury problems and played poorly, resulting the raise of the issue of disengagement because of his injuries. Eventually, he stayed and participated in the preparation with no problems, and not only he won a position in the starting lineup but became captain of the team. Leandro became the leader of Omonia, and an example of consistency and professionalism.

International career[edit]

After residing in Hungary for 5 years since the age of 17, he became a naturalized citizen of Hungary. He has since played for Hungary. Leandro's début came on 1 June 2004, in a match against China.

National team Season Apps Goals
Hungary 2004 3 0
2005 2 0
2006 1 0
2007 4 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 0 0
2011 0 0
2012 0 0
2013 0 0
2014 1 0
2015 5 0
Total 16 0

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