Grafite

Grafite
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Personal information
Full name Edinaldo Batista Libânio
Date of birth (1979-04-02) 2 April 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth Campo Limpo Paulista, Brazil
Height Template:Infobox person/height
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
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
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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

[1]

<tr> <th colspan="3">Club performance</th> <th colspan="2">League</th> </tr> <tr> <th>Season</th><th>Club</th><th>League</th> <th>Apps</th><th>Goals</th> </tr>
Brazil<th colspan="2">League</th>

</tr>

2001 Santa Cruz Série A 22 5
2002 Grêmio Série A 6 0
Korea Republic<th colspan="2">League</th>

</tr>

2003 Anyang LG Cheetahs K-League 9 0
Brazil<th colspan="2">League</th>

</tr>

2003 Goiás Série A 20 12
2004 São Paulo Série A 38 17
2005 6 0
France<th colspan="2">League</th>

</tr>

2005/06 Le Mans Ligue 1 11 3
2006/07 34 12
2007/08 6 2
Germany<th colspan="2">League</th>

</tr>

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

<tr><th colspan="3">Brazil national team</tr><tr><th>Year</th><th>Apps</th><th>Goals</th></tr>
2005 1 1
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010
Total 1 1

References

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Grafite". www.national-football-teams.com.