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Luis Fabiano Player Profile



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Luis Fabiano is a Brazilian football striker that currently plays for Sevilla in Spain. Luis Fabiano has been with Sevilla since 2005, and has previously played for four other different football teams.

Beginning his professional career with Ponte Preta in Sao Paulo, Luis Fabiano showed fantastic signs of potential from a very young age, and in the years 2000 moved into European football with French team Stade Rennais. Fabiano's spell with Stade Rennais was pretty unsuccessful, and in 2001 he moved back to Brazil, this time to play for Sao Paulo.

With Sao Paulo Luis Fabiano's career really began to take shape; he scored 62 goals in 84 league appearances, and during this time he was even brought into the Brazil squad. His career was going well, causing European interest to develop again. In 2004 he moved back to Europe, and a 10 million euro move saw him join the Portuguese team of Porto.

One season with Porto again saw Luis Fabiano struggle, and it seemed as though he just wasn't cut out to play in Europe. He scored just three goals in twenty two appearances, Sevilla was about to give him another chance in Europe however, and in 2005 he completed a move to the Spanish La Liga.

Since joining Sevilla Luis Fabiano has been hugely successful, and this has therefore again attracted interest from a number of different clubs. AC Milan is the latest club to have shown an interest in signing Fabiano, and Luis Fabiano has also expressed an interest in joining the Italian side; the deal seems to have fallen through however, with AC Milan refusing to up its offer for the player.

At the age of 28, Luis Fabiano displays no signs yet of slowing down. He's still going strong as a player, and will no doubt achieve much more success in football. Fabiano has already been capped 31 times for Brazil, and has a phenomenal scoring rate for his country also; scoring 22 goals in the 31 appearances that he has made thus far. He's certainly an incredibly talented footballer, and one that Brazil and Sevilla are very lucky to have available. He's won the Copa America (2004) and Confederations Cup (2009) with Brazil, and a number of different trophies at club level also.

Luis Fabiano is a player that never fails to give it his all for both club and country, and having already achieved fantastic success throughout his career thus far; I'm sure that there's still much more to come for Luis Fabiano in the future.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luis_Fabiano

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