Nani Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha
Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha, commonly known as Nani, is a Portuguese football player who currently features for the English and European powerhouse Manchester United. He plays as a winger and is rated as one of the best in the world in his position.
Nani is a product of Sporting Lisbon’s youth academy and debuted for the senior team in 2005. In his debut season he played 32 games and scored five goals. He quickly became a regular and played a total of 58 games and scored 9 goals for Sporting.
In 2007 Nani signed for Manchester United and quickly established as an important player for the Red Devils. He won the Premier League in 2008, 2009 and 2011, the Champions League in 2008 and the Football League Cup in 2009.
Nani made his international debut for Portugal on September 1, 2006 in a friendly international against Denmark that they lost 4-2. He has played in over 50 matches for his nation. Nani played for Portugal at Euro 2008, 2010 World Cup finals and Euro 2012.