Lúcio


Lúcio

Infobox Football biography
playername = Lúcio
fullname = Lucimar Ferreira da Silva


dateofbirth = birth date and age|1978|5|8
cityofbirth = Brasília
countryofbirth = Brazil
height = height|m=1.88
currentclub = Bayern Munich
clubnumber = 3
position = Central Defender
youthyears = 0000–1994
1995–1997
youthclubs = Planaltina EC
CR Guará
years = 1998–2000
2001–2004
2004–
clubs = Internacional
Bayer Leverkusen
Bayern Munich
caps(goals) = 050 0(5)
092 (15)
118 0(6)
nationalyears = 2000–
nationalteam = Brazil
nationalcaps(goals) = 073 0(3)
pcupdate = october 4, 2008
ntupdate = September 14 2008

Lucimar Ferreira da Silva (born May 8, 1978 in Brasília) more commonly known as Lúcio, is a Brazilian football defender who plays for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Brazilian national team.

He is known for being a part of the 2002 World Cup winning Brazilian national team. He is married to Dione with whom he has three children: Victoria, João Victor, and Valentinna. [cite web
url=http://www.fcbayern.t-com.de/de/aktuell/news/2007/11570.php
title=Vaterfreuden für Lucio
date=2007-04-13
publisher=FC Bayern München Official Website
accessdate=2007-04-13
language=German
]

He is widely considered as Brazil's best central defender and a key member of the Brazilian squad's defense. He also contributes in attack, frequently making runs into the opponent's half using his technique and aerial ability to full effect.

In the 2002 World Cup quarterfinal match against England, Lúcio made a mistake that allowed Michael Owen to score the opening goal. Scolari defended him, stating that he had made no other mistakes. In the final against Germany, Lúcio bore the full brunt of a free-kick, but managed to stay on his feet to complete playing all 630 minutes of the tournament. He was one of three players to do so along with goalkeeper Marcos and right back captain, Cafu.

In the junior level, he played for Brazil in the football tournament in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. His position in that team was that of a striker.

In the 2006 World Cup, he set a FIFA record by playing 386 consecutive minutes without committing a foul, a streak which was finally broken in Brazil's 1-0 quarterfinal loss to France.

In August 2006, Lúcio was appointed as captain by current Brazil coach Dunga.

Honours

*Rio Grande do Sul State League: 1997
*Viña Del Mar Cup: 2001
*FIFA World Cup: 2002
*Confederations Cup: 2005
*German Bundesliga: 2005, 2006, 2008
*German Cup: 2005, 2006, 2008
*German League Cup: 2004, 2007

Personal Honours

*Brazilian Bola de Prata (Placar): 2000

References

External links

*FIFA player|178520|Lucio
* [http://www.footballdatabase.com/site/players/index.php?dumpPlayer=1086 FootballDatabase provides Lúcio's profile and stats]
* [http://www.leverkusen.com/whoiswho/whoiswho.php4?view=Lucio Leverkusen who's who]
* [http://www.autogramm-archiv.de/spieler/lucio.htm Autograph Lúcio] de icon
* [http://www.l3lucio.com.br L3Lucio Página Oficial] pt icon
* [http://www.sambafoot.com/en/players/46_Lucio.html Lúcio at Sambafoot]
* [http://thegoal.com/players/soccer/lucio/lucio.html Lucio's Testimony]
* [http://www.fussballdaten.de/spieler/lucio/ Career stats at fussballdaten.de] de icon

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