Michael Anderson Pereira da Silva
|Full name||Michael Anderson Pereira da Silva|
|Date of birth||February 16, 1983|
|Place of birth||São Caetano do Sul, Brazil|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Playing position||Left Winger|
|2008||→ Santos (loan)||20||(1)|
|2009||→ Botafogo (loan)||6||(0)|
|2010||→ Flamengo (loan)||8||(0)|
|2012–2013||→ Portuguesa (loan)||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Michael started his professional career in Santo André, and soon moved to Cruzeiro, however after 1 season he moved to São Paulo playing for Palmeiras. After two seasons with Palmeiras in July 2007, Michael signed a 3-year deal with Ukrainian club Dynamo Kyiv.
Michael debuted for Dynamo on 22 July against Arsenal Kyiv and managed to score a double in his debut.UPL Round 2 Silva made his UEFA Champions League debut in a group stage game against Italian team Roma. Most of the autumn and winter 2007 Michael was injured and was undergoing treatment in Brazil, however he has recovered and returned since. On 13 May 2009 the 26-year-old attacking midfield player, changes on loan until 31 December 2009 from Dynamo Kyiv to Botafogo.
Michael moved from Kyiv to Portuguesa on 23 May 2011.
Flamengo career statistics
- (Correct as of December 23, 2010[update])
|Club||Season||Brazilian Série A||Brazilian Cup||Copa Libertadores||Copa Sudamericana||Carioca League||Total|
- "Michael adds depth to Dynamo". UEFA.com. 2007-07-07. Retrieved 2010-02-07.
- Botafogo acerta com Michael, lateral-esquerdo do Dínamo de Kiev
- Flamengo official website (Portuguese)
- Flaestatística (Portuguese)