Leonardo

Born: March 19, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)
Weight: 11st 5lb (72kg)

Hometown: Guarulhos, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Defender
Sports Mole has 116 articles about Leonardo. Articles 1 to 40:
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Bastia and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at the Armand Cesari stadium in Bastia on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on
Lucas Moura: 'I almost joined Manchester United'
Lucas Moura says that he was on the verge of joining Manchester United when Paris Saint-Germain swooped for his services in 2012.
Apr 6, 09:23
Aaron Mooy (#6) of Melbourne City celebrates his goal during the round 13 A-League match between Melbourne City FC and Perth Glory at AAMI Park on December 26, 2014
Result: Melbourne City put four past Newcastle Jets in crushing win
Braces from Aaron Mooy and Bruno Fornaroli fire Melbourne City to a 4-0 victory over the Newcastle Jets in their A-League clash.
Dec 13, 08:07
Arsenal's Fran Merida (L) vies for the ball with Olympiacos' Olof Mellberg during their UEFA Champions League football game at the Karaiskaki stadium in Athens on December 9, 2009.
On this day: Youthful Arsenal lose to Olympiacos
On this day in 2009, Olympiacos end Arsenal's unbeaten run in the group stages of the Champions League with a 1-0 victory in Greece.
Dec 9, 06:00
Mariners players celebrate during the round six A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Central Coast Mariners at Hunter Stadium on November 14, 2015
Result: Matthew Sim salvages point for 10-man Central Coast Mariners against Newcastle Jets
Ten-man Central Coast Mariners battle back in stoppage time to secure a point against the Newcastle Jets thanks to a strike from Matthew Sim.
Nov 14, 08:17
David Carney of the Jets celebrates a goal with team mates during the round three A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Melbourne Victory at Hunter Stadium on October 23, 2015
Result: David Carney goal earns Newcastle Jets win over Melbourne Victory
Newcastle Jets move into second place in the A-League table after a goal from David Carney earns the club a 1-0 win against Melbourne Victory.
Oct 23, 11:32
Fanendo Adi #9 of the Portland Timbers celebrates his second half goal, as Eric Avila #15 of Chivas USA looks on at StubHub Center on May 28, 2014
Result: Five-star Portland Timbers turnaround stuns Los Angeles Galaxy
Portland Timbers produce a rousing second half to come from behind and beat Los Angeles Galaxy 5-2, courtesy of a brace from Fanendo Adi.
Oct 19, 02:11
Steven Gerrard #8 of the Los Angeles Galaxy takes a shot on goal against Club America in the International Champions Cup 2015 at StubHub Center on July 11, 2015
Result: Shea Salinas fires San Jose Earthquakes past Los Angeles Galaxy
Shea Salinas scores the only goal as the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Los Angeles Galaxy to extend their winning run to four matches.
Aug 29, 05:59
Robbie Keane #7 of the Los Angeles Galaxy celebrates with Alan Gordon #9 and Baggio Husidic #6 after scoring the Galaxy's second goal in the second half against the Chicago Fire at StubHub Center on March 6, 2015
Result: Robbie Keane inspires Los Angeles Galaxy comeback victory over Dallas
Los Angeles Galaxy battle from a goal down to secure a 2-1 victory over Dallas thanks to a second-half brace from Robbie Keane.
Aug 16, 04:36
The French team celebrates with the FIFA trophy 12 July at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, after France defeated Brazil 3-0 in the 1998 World Cup final
On This Day: France beat Brazil in World Cup final
Sports Mole looks back at France's 3-0 win over Brazil in the 1998 World Cup final 17 years ago.
Jul 12, 08:00
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Jose Mourinho reveals he rejected offer to become Paris Saint-Germain boss
Jose Mourinho reveals that he turned down an offer to become Paris Saint-Germain's new manager before returning to Chelsea in 2013.
Feb 17, 08:02
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Jose Mourinho: 'I turned down Paris Saint-Germain twice'
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reveals that he has twice turned down the advances of big-spending French champions Paris Saint-Germain.
Oct 12, 08:57
Ronaldo celebrates scoring in the World Cup final for Brazil against Germany on June 30, 2002.
Brazil vs. Germany: The previous World Cup meeting
Sports Mole looks back on the one and only previous time that Brazil and Germany have faced each other at the World Cup.
Jul 8, 14:16
Striker Landon Donovan celebrates scoring for the USA on July 13, 2013.
Result: Landon Donovan nets twice to break MLS scoring record in Los Angeles Galaxy win
Landon Donovan breaks the MLS all-time scoring record as he notches a brace in the Los Angeles Galaxy's 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union.
May 26, 03:27
Striker Landon Donovan celebrates scoring for the USA on July 13, 2013.
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 American players of all time
As part of the countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole takes a look at the top 10 players in the history of American football.
May 23, 15:11
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs RC Celta de Vigo at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on March 26, 2014
Leonardo: 'Neymar needs big World Cup'
Former Brazil international Leonardo claims that Barcelona forward Neymar is not currently at the same level of former heroes for the Selecao.
Apr 23, 14:37
Comic actor Russell Brand enjoys the atmosphere during the nPower Championship Playoff Semi Final 2nd Leg between West Ham United and Cardiff City at the Boleyn Ground on May 7, 2012
Comedian Russell Brand to join 'Match of the Day' panel for Sport Relief
Comedian Russell Brand will appear on the Match of the Day punditry panel to give his thoughts on Saturday's football matches in aid of Sport Relief.
Mar 21, 18:36
Sydney FC's Alessandro Del Piero in action on August 7, 2013
On this day: Juventus thrash Paris Saint-Germain in European Super Cup
Seventeen years ago today, Juventus overcome Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 in the opening leg of the European Super Cup.
Jan 15, 10:03
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his third goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on November 9, 2013
Leonardo: 'I tried to sign Cristiano Ronaldo for Paris Saint-Germain'
Leonardo claims that he tried everything in his power to sign Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo for Paris Saint-Germain.
Dec 8, 16:52
Tottenham Hotspur's manager Andre Villas-Boas speaks with David Ginola, Barclays ambassador for the Asia Trophy 2013, at Hong Kong Airport, the Tottenham Hotspur team arrive to compete in the Barclays Asia Trophy, on July 22, 2013
David Ginola keen on Paris Saint-Germain director's role
David Ginola admits that he would be interested in succeeding Leonardo as Paris Saint-Germain sporting director.
Nov 29, 17:57
 Brazilian sporting director of the French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain Leonardo (R) during a reception at Paris town hall, on January 11, 2012
Leonardo ban lifted
Former Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has his ban from football lifted by the Paris Administrative Court.
Oct 15, 19:37
 Brazilian sporting director of the French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain Leonardo (R) during a reception at Paris town hall, on January 11, 2012
Leonardo struggling with ban
Leonardo insists that he is struggling to cope with his 14-month ban from football.
Oct 9, 13:14
 Brazilian sporting director of the French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain Leonardo (R) during a reception at Paris town hall, on January 11, 2012
Leonardo: 'I wanted to manage Paris Saint-Germain'
Leonardo reveals that he had plans to coach Paris Saint-Germain before being hit with a 14-month suspension for pushing a referee last May.
Oct 8, 21:04
Paolo Maldini attends the Serie A match between AC Milan and Cagliari Calcio at San Siro Stadium on September 1, 2013
Paolo Maldini linked with senior Paris Saint-Germain role?
Paolo Maldini is lined up by Paris Saint-Germain as a potential replacement for outgoing technical director Leonardo, according to a report.
Oct 4, 19:24
PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti on the touchline on December 21, 2012
Carlo Ancelotti: 'I was not trusted at Paris Saint-Germain'
Carlo Ancelotti says that having the chance of becoming the coach at Real Madrid had no influence on his decision to leave to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer.
Sep 17, 12:56
Lille's Lucas Digne in action on April 29, 2012
Lucas Digne: 'I will get my Paris Saint-Germain chance'
Lucas Digne is certain that he will get his chance for Paris Saint-Germain as he still awaits his debut since joining in the summer.
Sep 4, 13:57
Luis Figo is pelted with lighters and coins as he prepares to take a corner.
Report: Paris Saint-Germain want Luis Figo to replace Leonardo
A report claims that Paris Saint-Germain want former Portuguese international Luis Figo to become their new sporting director.
Sep 3, 14:37
PSG executive Leonardo takes a press conference in Milan on July 7, 2011
Leonardo: 'Paris Saint-Germain have world's best attack'
Outgoing Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo insists that Edinson Cavani can play alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Aug 5, 18:43
Laurent Blanc
Laurent Blanc remains confident over Edinson Cavani deal
Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc remains confident of concluding a deal to sign Napoli striker Edinson Cavani this summer.
Jul 13, 10:56
PSG owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi during a press conference in Paris on July 18, 2012
Paris Saint-Germain's Nasser Al-Khelaifi won't rush to replace Leonardo
Nasser Al-Khelaifi says that Paris Saint-Germain will not rush into finding a replacement for Leonardo.
Jul 12, 17:15
PSG executive Leonardo takes a press conference in Milan on July 7, 2011
Nasser Al-Khelaifi: Leonardo did "an excellent job" at Paris Saint-Germain
Nasser Al-Khelaifi thanks Leonardo for the work he put in as Paris Saint-Germain sporting director.
Jul 12, 13:16
PSG executive Leonardo takes a press conference in Milan on July 7, 2011
Leonardo to leave Paris Saint-Germain
PSG confirm that Leonardo will leave his role as sporting director at the end of the summer.
Jul 10, 11:50
Napoli's Edinson Cavani celebrates a goal against Inter May 5, 2013
Paris Saint-Germain's Leonardo expecting Edinson Cavani news
Leonardo says that Paris Saint-Germain could hear back from Napoli regarding Edinson Cavani within the "next few days".
Jul 7, 21:12
Napoli's Edinson Cavani celebrates a goal against Inter May 5, 2013
Paris Saint-Germain 'swoop for Edinson Cavani'
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly willing to meet Edinson Cavani's release clause of €63m (£53m).
Jul 4, 23:49
PSG executive Leonardo takes a press conference in Milan on July 7, 2011
Leonardo's ban extended
The French Football Federation have extended Leonardo's ban for pushing a referee to 13 months.
Jul 4, 10:14
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring his second goal against Italy during the Confederations Cup on June 30, 2013
Napoli: 'No Paris Saint-Germain move for Edinson Cavani'
Edinson Cavani's representatives have not met with Paris Saint-Germain, according to Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Jul 4, 07:50
Napoli's Edinson Cavani celebrates a goal against Inter May 5, 2013
Paris Saint-Germain meet with Edinson Cavani's agent?
Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director Leonardo reportedly meets with Edinson Cavani's agent.
Jul 3, 03:04
PSG defender Thiago Silva is congratulated by Jeremy Menez after a goal on December 4, 2012
Thiago Silva: "I am happy at Paris Saint-Germain"
Thiago Silva cools rumours of an exit from Paris Saint-Germain.
Jun 4, 11:17
PSG executive Leonardo takes a press conference in Milan on July 7, 2011
Paris Saint-Germain's Leonardo hit with nine-month ban
Paris Saint-Germain will appeal the nine-month ban handed to Leonardo for pushing over a referee.
May 31, 06:59
Paris Saint-Germain's boss Carlo Ancelotti reacts on the touchline in the match against Barcelona on April 10, 2013
Leonardo wants Carlo Ancelotti stay at Paris Saint-Germain
Leonardo says that Paris Saint-Germain want Carlo Ancelotti to stay as their coach for next season.
May 22, 09:59
Leon Britton and Samir Nasri
Samir Nasri: "I want to stay in Manchester"
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri insists that he wants to stay at the club in light of speculation linking him with a move to Paris Saint-Germain.
May 21, 23:12



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