Roberto Carlos

Roberto Carlos

Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha, more commonly known simply as Roberto Carlos, is a retired Brazilian footballer who works as a sporting director for Russian Premier League club Anzhi Makhachkala. Roberto Carlos has spent most of his career as a left wingback but started his career in Brazil as a forward. He started playing for Brazil in 1992 and was a member of the Brazil national team in three World Cups, helping the team reach the final in 1998 and win the 2002 tournament.
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Random Thoughts from the Barnet Hills - Online Gooner
Google News - about 7 years
With Champions League experience, not only did he unseat Roberto Carlos, he is a possible snip at £6.8m. Denilson withstanding, the club has a good record with Brazilians; Silvinho, Gilberto and Edu spring to mind (Baptista doesn't count as he was on
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Well Arsene, that was unexpected - ESPN (blog)
Google News - about 7 years
Having been mentored by Roberto Carlos while playing in Turkey, I think we could have got ourselves a great bargain in Santos. He's got 22 international caps with Brazil and has Champions League experience. He's also 28, old for a Wenger signing
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Arsenal snap up Brazilian Santos from Fenerbahce - Rediff
Google News - about 7 years
Santos, who edged compatriot Roberto Carlos [ Images ] out of the Fenerbahce first team after joining in 2009, joins South Korea captain Park Chu-young who moved to the north London [ Images ] club from AS Monaco on Tuesday. "Santos is a quality player ... - -
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Eto'o Lands Where Few Would Expect — in Dagestan - New York Times
Google News - about 7 years
Kerimov's first statement of intent was to acquire Roberto Carlos, the famous Brazilian wing back, to captain his team. Roberto Carlos, now 38, played against Eto'o many times when the Brazilian was at Real Madrid and Eto'o was ripping up the ... -
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Stars lured to caucasus by Anzhi millions - SuperSport.com
Google News - about 7 years
So why have names like Brazil's Roberto Carlos and Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o chosen to beat a hitherto untrodden path to the city of Makhachkala in the Russian Caucasus region of Dagestan on the Caspian Sea coast? The answer is the seemingly limitless
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Samuel Eto'o takes step into the unknown with Anzhi Makhachkala - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - about 7 years
When Anzhi started collecting assorted Brazilians – Jucilei, Diego Tardelli and Roberto Carlos, all former internationals – it seemed like another club with more money than sense seduced by samba mystique, just as when Arsenal Tula sent the Ukrainian ... - -
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Roberto Carlos criticizes Russia fans over Zhirkov booing - RIA Novosti
Google News - about 7 years
Brazilian wingback Roberto Carlos on Thursday criticized fans of the Russian national team for their hostile reception of Yury Zhirkov during Russia's 1-0 defeat of Serbia on Wednesday. Despite a bright performance, Zhirkov suffered incessant boos and
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Kyle Walker: I want to be a Spurs regular and part of Euro 2012 - Metro
Google News - about 7 years
Kyle Walker wants to be part of England's Euro 2012 squad and become a Tottenham regular after being hailed as the 'new Roberto Carlos'. Walker was labelled with that tag by sections of the foreign media after a superb performance for England Under-21s ... -
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Danilo, Brazil's versatile full-back - Fifa.com
Google News - about 7 years
The pioneering Carlos Alberto made his mark at Mexico 1970, with Branco, Cafu and Roberto Carlos all distinguishing themselves in the position in the 1990s, and the incombustible Maicon and Dani Alves continuing the legacy today
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Dimitar Berbatov or Carlos Tevez for Inter in Unlikely Event of Samuel Eto'o Exit - Inside Futbol
Google News - about 7 years
The Russian Premier League side, that boasts Roberto Carlos in its ranks, have made Eto'oa lucrative offer and the former Barcelona man is believed to be mulling over the prospect of a move east. It still looks unlikely that the 30-year-old will accept
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Real Madrid legend Raul to join Roberto Carlos at Anzhi - Tribalfootball.com
Google News - about 7 years
However, a move to Russian football could also be on the cards for Raul . Mega-spenders Anzhi are keen to reunite Raul with his former Real Madrid teammate Roberto Carlos and is seeking talks with the Spanish legend
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Links! And Roberto Carlos doing the Lezginka dance! - Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Google News - about 7 years
When not subjected to racist abuse, Roberto Carlos seems to be having a pretty fun time in Russia. [101gg] Chinese Arsenal fans really don't like Barcelona. [KCKRS] Sky Sports apologize to John Terry for making up quotes attributed to him regarding
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Janko rejects Anzhi move - ESPN
Google News - about 7 years
Anzhi, for whom former Real Madrid and Brazil full-back Roberto Carlos now plies his trade, expressed an interest in Janko but the Austrian is not keen on a move to Dagestan. "I am not interested. It is dangerous there and you would have to live with
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Carlos aims to take Anzhi to new heights - ESPN
Google News - about 7 years
By ESPNsoccernet staff Real Madrid and Brazil legend Roberto Carlos plans to become president of Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala when he retires and is determined to lead them to the summit of domestic and European football. ... -
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Timeline
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  • 2015
    Age 42
    On 2 January 2015 Roberto Carlos was appointed as manager of Akhisar Belediyespor.
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    In January 2015 he was appointed as manager of Akhisar Belediyespor.
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  • 2014
    Age 41
    On 21 December, 2014, he left the club following a defeat to Istanbul BB.
    He resigned as head coach in December 2014 after a succession of poor results.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2013
    Age 40
    Roberto Carlos was appointed manager of Turkish Super Lig team Sivasspor in June 2013.
  • 2012
    Age 39
    Roberto Carlos had a brief spell as interim manager at Anzhi Makhachkala in early 2012.
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    In August 2012, Anzhi coach Guus Hiddink confirmed his retirement at a news conference in Moscow, and stated; "Roberto was a world class football player.
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    Roberto Carlos announced his plans to retire at the end of 2012, but to continued to work behind the scenes at Anzhi.
  • 2011
    Age 38
    On March 2011, during a game away at Zenit Saint Petersburg, a banana was held near Carlos by one of the fans as the footballer was taking part in a flag-raising ceremony.
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    On 30 September 2011, Carlos became the caretaker coach of Anzhi following the sacking of Gadzhi Gadzhiyev, before Andrei Gordeyev assumed the role also in a caretaker capacity.
    On 11 September 2011, Roberto Carlos scored his fourth goal in a 2–1 win over Volga.
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    On 10 June 2011, Roberto Carlos then scored his third goal on a 20th minute in a 2–0 win over Spartak Nalchik.
    On 30 April 2011, Roberto Carlos scored his second goal, converting a penalty in a 1–0 win over FC Rostov.
    On 25 April 2011, Roberto Carlos scored his first goal for Anzhi in a 2–2 draw with Dynamo Moscow, converting a 58th minute penalty.
    Playing in a defensive midfield position, Carlos was named captain of Anzhi on 8 March 2011.
    On 12 February 2011, Roberto Carlos signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with Russian Premier League club Anzhi Makhachkala, worth approximately €10 million.
    On 16 January 2011, Roberto Carlos scored an impressive goal directly from a corner kick against Portuguesa.
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  • 2010
    Age 37
    On 4 June 2010, Roberto Carlos scored a goal against Internacional and helped Corinthians to move to the top of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A table.
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    After 15 years away from Brazil, Roberto Carlos returned to his country in 2010 to play for Corinthians.
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  • 2009
    Age 36
    On 7 October 2009, Roberto Carlos announced that he would leave Fenerbahçe when his contract expired in December 2009.
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  • 2007
    Age 34
    During a league match against Sivasspor, he scored his first goal for Fenerbahçe on 25 August 2007 on a diving header, which was only the third headed goal of his career.
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    On 19 June 2007, Roberto Carlos signed a two-year contract and one year optional with the Turkish Süper Lig champions Fenerbahçe at the stadium in front of thousands of fans.
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    Carlos bore the brunt of criticism for that mistake which led to the team's elimination from the Champions League, and on 9 March 2007, he announced he would leave Real Madrid upon the expiration of his contract at the end of the 2006–07 season.
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    In March 2007, in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich, Carlos failed to control the backpass when Madrid kicked off, allowing Bayern's Hasan Salihamidzic to steal the ball and feed to Roy Makaay who scored the quickest goal in Champions League history at 10.12 seconds.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2003
    Age 30
    Roberto Carlos features in EA Sports' FIFA video game series, and was selected to appear on the cover of FIFA Football 2003 alongside Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs and Juventus midfielder Edgar Davids.
    On December 6, 2003, Carlos scored the opening goal for Madrid as they beat Barcelona in El Clásico at Camp Nou for the first time in a La Liga match in 20 years.
  • 2002
    Age 29
    On the final day of the 2002–03 season, with Madrid needing to beat Athletic Club to overtake Real Sociedad and win their 29th La Liga title, Carlos scored from a free-kick in the second minute of first half stoppage time to put los Blancos 2–1 ahead.
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  • 1998
    Age 25
    Renowned for getting forward from his left-back position and scoring spectacular goals, in February 1998 he scored arguably his most memorable goal for Real Madrid with a volley from the byline in a Copa del Rey match against CD Tenerife in what was described as an "impossible goal".
    He won four La Liga titles with Madrid, and played in the 1998, 2000 and 2002 UEFA Champions League finals, assisting Zinedine Zidane's winning goal, considered one of the greatest goals in Champions League history, in the latter.
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  • 1996
    Age 23