Grafite

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Grafite
Grafite beim Training.jpg
Personal information
Full name Edinaldo Batista Libânio
Date of birth 2 April 1979 (1979-04-02) (age 35)
Place of birth Campo Limpo Paulista, Brazil
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2+12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Wolfsburg
Number 23
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001
2002
2003
2003
2004–2005
2006–2007
2007–
Santa Cruz
Grêmio
Anyang LG Cheetahs
Goiás
São Paulo
Le Mans
Wolfsburg
National team
2005– Brazil
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Grafite (born 2 April 1979) is a Brazilian football player. He plays for Wolfsburg and Brazil national team.

On 24 August 2009, before the Wolfsburg game against Hamburg he received the very important and highly regarded "Prêmio Futebol no Mundo" ("Worldwide Football award"), as the promising newcomer ("revelação") of the 2008/09 season. He also got the top goalscorer award of the same season. The prize is from ESPN Brasil, the Brazilian division of ESPN.

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

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Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Brazil League
2001 Santa Cruz Série A 22 5
2002 Grêmio Série A 6 0
Korea Republic League
2003 Anyang LG Cheetahs K-League 9 0
Brazil League
2003 Goiás Série A 20 12
2004 São Paulo Série A 38 17
2005 6 0
France League
2005/06 Le Mans Ligue 1 11 3
2006/07 34 12
2007/08 6 2
Germany League
2007/08 Wolfsburg Bundesliga 24 11
2008/09 25 28
2009/10
Country Brazil 92 34
Korea Republic 9 0
France 51 17
Germany 49 39
Total 201 90

International career statistics[change | edit source]

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
2005 1 1
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010
Total 1 1

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