Deco

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DECO

REAL LIFE
Deco (born 27 August 1977) is a retired, Brazilian-born, Portuguese attacking midfielder. Despite his upbringing in Brazil, Deco ended up in Portugal at the age of 19 and soon joined Porto where he made his name on the world stage.

After five highly successful years at Porto, Deco made a big money switch to Barcelona and was named Ballon d’Or runner up later that same year. After a later spell at Chelsea, Deco ended his career at Fluminense in his native Brazil.
Full name
Anderson Luís de Souza

Date of birth
27 August 1977

Place of birth
São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Height
1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)

Playing position
Midfielder
YEARS
TEAM
APP
GOALS
0CORINTHIANS20
1ALVERCA3213
1SALGUEIROS122
6PORTO22646
4BARCELONA16122
2CHELSEA576
2FLUMINENSE796

YEARS
TEAM
APP
GOALS
7🇵🇹 PORTUGAL755
ITEMS
Base Version

2010

With a decade of experience under his belt, Deco embarked on his second season at Stamford Bridge under new manager Carlo Ancelotti.

The midfielder made a telling contribution as they became the first Chelsea team to win the domestic double, bagging over 100 league goals in the process. The Portuguese international struggled with injuries over the course of the season, but when fit provided craft and guile for the big games.
Mid Version

2004


In 2008, Puyol played a key role as Spain conceded just 2 goals on their way to winning Euro 2008.

Deco joined Porto in 1999 and became a key member of the team after the appointment of José Mourinho, taking the club to unprecedented domestic and continental success.
A UEFA Cup victory completed a treble in 2002-03, followed a year later with another league triumph and Champions League victory. The assist machine sealed his time at Porto with a man of the match performance and goal in the 3-0 victory against Monaco in the final, and was named the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year.

Prime Version

2006

Days after Portugal competed in the Euro 2004 final, Barcelona secured Deco’s signature. He slotted in seamlessly, pulling the strings in a midfield three, and picked up a league winners medal in his first season at the club.

Season number two surpassed the achievements of the first, as the Spanish giants clinched a league and Champions League double, with Deco earning rave reviews from the Barcelona faithful.

 YEARRTGPOSPACSHOPASDRIDEFPHY
BASE201085CAM787887854565
MID200487CAM807787874563
PRIME200690CM837991905170
RELEASE TIMES
BASE
September 2019 – December 2019

MID
September 2019 – February 2020

PRIME
December 2019 – September 2020

MOMENT
February 2020 – September 2020


Icons
BASE
September 2019 – September 2020

MID
September 2019 – September 2020

PRIME
December 2019 – September 2020

MOMENT
February 2020 – September 2020

BASE
September 2019 – December 2019

MID
September 2019 – February 2020

PRIME
December 2019 – September 2020

MOMENT
February 2020 – September 2020

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