Thursday, January 12, 2017

#Portugal @SLBenfica Pizzi 27, winner of the best player of the @Portuguese league for the 3rd time on 2016-17 season



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The Benfica midfielder was again named the best player in the league in December, repeating the October / November distinction.

Pizzi collected 17.37 percent, leaving Gelson Martins (10.91%) and Adrien Silva (7.68%), who remained in the rest of the podium.

In League 2, Paulinho, from Portimonense, also returned to be the most voted (11.96%), followed by Pires, his teammate (11.78%), and Chaby, Covilhã (8.79%).
Pizzi playing for Benfica in 2016
Personal information
Full nameLuís Miguel Afonso Fernandes
Date of birth6 October 1989 (age 27)
Place of birthBragança, Portugal
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionCentral midfielderWinger
Club information
Current team
Benfica
Number21
Youth career
1999–2007Bragança
2007–2008Braga
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2007Bragança4(1)
2008–2012Braga2(0)
2008–2009→ Ribeirão (loan)25(1)
2009→ Covilhã (loan)14(4)
2010–2011→ Paços Ferreira (loan)42(8)
2011–2012→ Atlético Madrid (loan)11(1)
2012–2013Atlético Madrid0(0)
2012–2013→ Deportivo La Coruña (loan)35(8)
2013–Benfica70(16)
2013–2014→ Espanyol (loan)34(3)
National team
2008Portugal U194(1)
2010–2011Portugal U212(0)
Portugal U231(0)
2012–Portugal4(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 January 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 July 2016