Nani

Born: November 17, 1986 (age 30)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Praia, Cape Verde
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Winger
Team: Valencia (no. 17)
United winger Nani in action against AIK on August 6, 2013
Career History
Senior2007-2015Manchester United
→ 2014-2015Sporting Lisbon (loan)
2015-2016Fenerbahce
2016-Valencia
International2006-Portugal
Sports Mole has 641 articles about Nani. Articles 1 to 40:
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Nani: 'I want to stay at Valencia'
Valencia winger Nani insists that he wants to remain at the La Liga club next season despite speculation regarding his future at the Mestalla.
May 12, 21:18
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Marcelo nets late on as Real Madrid beat Valencia
Real Madrid move three points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga after recording a 2-1 win over Valencia at the Bernabeu.
Apr 29, 17:05
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona win thriller against 10-man Valencia
Barcelona move to within two points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid courtesy of a 4-2 win over 10-man Valencia at Camp Nou.
Mar 19, 21:38
Valencia players celebrate taking the lead during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Valencia on April 17, 2016
Result: Valencia survive Real Madrid onslaught to claim valiant win
Valencia clinch a hard-fought 2-1 win over La Liga leaders Real Madrid in Wednesday night's rescheduled clash at the Mestalla.
Feb 22, 19:49
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Nani "looking forward" to Real Madrid clash
Valencia winger Nani says that he 'cannot wait' to take on Real Madrid in La Liga on Wednesday night.
Feb 21, 17:12
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Hull City to swoop for Valencia's Nani?
A report claims that Hull City are trying to sign Portuguese attacker Nani from Valencia on transfer deadline day.
Jan 31, 13:51
Las Palmas' midfielder Hernan celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs UD Las Palmas at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 31, 2015
Result: Ten-man Valencia lose at Las Palmas
Kevin-Prince Boateng stars for Las Palmas as the Canary islanders record a 3-1 win over 10-man Valencia in Monday's La Liga contest.
Jan 30, 21:40
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Portugal win
Cristiano Ronaldo nets a brace as Portugal record a 4-1 win over Latvia in Sunday's 2018 World Cup qualification clash.
Nov 13, 21:40
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi during a pre-season friendly in Stockholm on August 3, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi nets 94th-minute winner for Barcelona
Barcelona rise to the top of La Liga as Lionel Messi hits a 94th-minute winning penalty in Saturday afternoon's clash away to Valencia.
Oct 22, 17:15
Admir Mehmedi is congratulated after scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between Romania and Switzerland on June 15, 2016
Result: Portugal suffer two-goal loss in Switzerland
Breel Embolo and Admir Mehmedi score the goals as Switzerland record a 2-0 win over Portugal in their 2018 World Cup qualification opener.
Sep 6, 21:48
Portugal's forward Nani celebrates with Portugal's defender Joao Pereira after scoring during a Group G football match between USA and Portugal at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 22, 2014
Result: European champions Portugal cruise to victory over Gibraltar
Portugal begin their reign as European champions with a 5-0 rout of minnows Gibraltar.
Sep 1, 21:45
Juan Mata celebrates his equaliser during the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Fenerbahce 'eye £20m move for Juan Mata'
Fenerbahce are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United's £20m-rated midfielder Juan Mata this summer.
Aug 11, 21:00
Jose Mourinho, Manager of Chelsea makes a point during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Nani: 'Jose Mourinho will massively improve Manchester United'
Nani claims that he is "100%" confident Jose Mourinho will improve Manchester United in order to lift the club back among Europe's elite sides.
Aug 6, 11:27
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Nani: 'Valencia best option for me'
Portuguese attacker Nani says that Valencia "represented the best option" for him after deciding to leave Turkish giants Fenerbahce.
Jul 15, 16:40
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Video: Cristiano Ronaldo, Sir Alex Ferguson share embrace after Portugal win Euro 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo hugs his former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson after winning Euro 2016 with Portugal.
Jul 11, 11:50
Eder celebrates Portugal's third goal against Norway with teammates during the international friendly on May 29, 2016
Result: Eder fires Portugal to Euro 2016 glory
Eder scores the only goal of the game as Portugal beat host nation France 1-0 after extra time to win Euro 2016.
Jul 10, 22:35
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Chris Coleman: 'First goal was crucial'
Wales manager Chris Coleman admits that his side are "gutted" by their Euro 2016 semi-final exit to Portugal, but insists that they should be proud of their achievements.
Jul 6, 22:47
Greece's Portuguese coach Fernando Santos is pictured during a group C football match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Arena in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
Fernando Santos "very happy" with Portugal progressing to Euro 2016 final
Portugal manager Fernando Santos describes himself as "very happy" having seen his side progress into the final of Euro 2016.
Jul 6, 22:37
Cedric Soares of Southampton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Everton on August 15, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Cedric Soares: 'Portugal deserve to be in final of Euro 2016'
Portugal full-back Cedric Soares claims that his side deserve their place in the final of Euro 2016 having overcome Wales in the last four.
Jul 6, 22:30
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring Wales's first goal against Slovakia at Euro 2016 on June 11, 2016
Gareth Bale: "Wales have to be proud"
Wales winger Gareth Bale says that his side should be proud of their achievements despite the disappointment of losing to Portugal in the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Jul 6, 22:23
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo equals Michel Platini's European Championship record
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo moves level on nine goals with France's Michel Platini in European Championship history.
Jul 6, 22:00
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Result: Portugal end Wales's Euro 2016 dream to reach final
Cristiano Ronaldo scores one and sets up another as Portugal reach the final of Euro 2016 with a 2-0 victory over surprise package Wales.
Jul 6, 21:50
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Live Commentary: Portugal 2-0 Wales - as it happened
Relive Portugal's 2-0 victory over Wales as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani send Fernando Santos's side into the final of Euro 2016.
Jul 6, 18:00
A general view of the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on February 11, 2015
Report: Stoke City close to signing Egypt international Ramadan Sobhi
Stoke City are close to agreeing a £3.5m deal with Al Ahly for Egypt international Ramadan Sobhi, according to reports.
Jul 6, 17:43
Fenerbahce's Luis Nani celebrates after scoring a goal during the Europa League football match between Fenerbahce and Molde on September 17, 2015 at the Ulker Fenerbahce Sukru saracoglu stadium in istanbul.
Valencia announce Nani signing
Valencia announce the signing of reported Stoke City target Nani on a three-year deal from Fenerbahce.
Jul 5, 15:31
Fenerbahce's Luis Nani celebrates after scoring a goal during the Europa League football match between Fenerbahce and Molde on September 17, 2015 at the Ulker Fenerbahce Sukru saracoglu stadium in istanbul.
Stoke City assistant boss Mark Bowen confirms interest in Nani
Stoke City assistant manager Mark Bowen confirms that the club are interested in signing Nani from Fenerbahce.
Jul 4, 11:25
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Report: Stoke City want Portugal's Nani
A report claims that Stoke City want to sign Fenerbahce attacker Nani from under the nose of Valencia.
Jul 3, 15:19
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Report: Stoke City want Portugal's Nani
A report claims that Stoke City want to sign Fenerbahce attacker Nani from under the nose of Valencia.
Jul 3, 15:17
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
Nani: 'Manchester United will regret missing out on Renato Sanches'
Nani says that Portuguese teammate Renato Sanches turned down the chance to join Manchester United this summer.
Jul 2, 10:04
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Portugal beat Poland on penalties to reach semi-finals of Euro 2016
Portugal beat Poland 5-4 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Jun 30, 22:47
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Poland manager Adam Nawalka: 'Portugal more than just Cristiano Ronaldo'
Poland manager Adam Nawalka insists that Euro 2016 quarter-final opponents Portugal have threats beyond Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jun 29, 19:11
Nani scores during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Nani confident of Portugal chances at Euro 2016
Portugal winger Nani is confident of his side's chances of going far at Euro 2016 despite failing to pick up a single win inside 90 minutes en route to the last eight.
Jun 28, 21:17
Fenerbahce's Luis Nani celebrates after scoring a goal during the Europa League football match between Fenerbahce and Molde on September 17, 2015 at the Ulker Fenerbahce Sukru saracoglu stadium in istanbul.
Nani on verge of Valencia switch
Fenerbahce president Aziz Yildirim confirms that former Manchester United winger Nani will join Valencia this summer.
Jun 28, 20:19
Ricardo Quaresma celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between Croatia and Portugal on June 25, 2016
Result: Ricardo Quaresma sends Portugal into last eight
Ricardo Quaresma scores in the 117th minute as Portugal book their spot in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win over Croatia in Lens.
Jun 25, 22:33
Fenerbahce's Luis Nani celebrates after scoring a goal during the Europa League football match between Fenerbahce and Molde on September 17, 2015 at the Ulker Fenerbahce Sukru saracoglu stadium in istanbul.
Fenerbahce's Nani 'available for £6.5m'
A report claims that Portugal international Nani has a £6.5m release clause in his contract with Fenerbahce.
Jun 23, 19:14
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Result: Portugal reach last 16 with draw against Hungary
Portugal come from behind on three occasions to secure a 3-3 draw with Hungary, but they only finish in third place in Group F.
Jun 22, 18:50
Balazs Dzsudzsak celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Live Commentary: Hungary 3-3 Portugal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the back-and-forth 3-3 draw between Hungary and Portugal at Euro 2016.
Jun 22, 16:00
Cristiano Ronaldo heads the ball towards goal during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Portugal and Austria on July 18, 2016
Result: Portugal, Austria play out goalless draw
Cristiano Ronaldo misses from the penalty spot as Portugal draw 0-0 with Austria in Saturday night's Euro 2016 Group F clash in Paris.
Jun 18, 21:54
Rui Patricio of Sporting Clube de Portugal during the UEFA Group G Champions League football match between NK Maribor and Sporting Lisbon at the Ljudski vrt Stadium on September 17, 2014
Rui Patricio: 'Portugal still confident'
Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio insists that his team are still 'full of confidence' despite drawing their Euro 2016 opener against Iceland.
Jun 18, 16:29
Birkir Bjarnason equalises during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Team News: Iceland unchanged for Hungary clash
Iceland, who drew 1-1 with Portugal last time out, are unchanged for their Euro 2016 clash against Group F leaders Hungary in Marseille.
Jun 18, 16:10



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