Nani

Born: November 17, 1986 (age 29)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Praia, Cape Verde
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Winger
Team: Fenerbahce (no. 17)
United winger Nani in action against AIK on August 6, 2013
Career History
Senior2007-2015Manchester United
→ 2014-2015Sporting Lisbon (loan)
2015-Fenerbahce
International2006-Portugal
Sports Mole has 589 articles about Nani. Articles 1 to 40:
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.
Super Lig game between Trabzonspor, Fenerbahce abandoned late on
Sunday's Super Lig clash between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce is abandoned after one of the officials behind the goal is attacked by supporters that had invaded the field.
22:40
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.
Former Manchester United attacker Nani blasts Louis van Gaal
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal 'treats players like children', according to former Red Devils attacker Nani.
Apr 10, 10:51
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.
Report: Nani eyes Premier League return
Fenerbahce winger Nani is reportedly plotting a summer move back to the Premier League, just 12 months after he left Manchester United.
Apr 5, 11:18
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United on August 14, 2015
Report: Fenerbahce want Manchester United's Bastian Schweinsteiger
A report in Turkey says that Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is a summer transfer target of Fenerbahce.
Mar 31, 11:53
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) vies with Denmark's defender Lars Jacobsen during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Result: Belgium's friendly winning run ends in Portugal
First-half goals from Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo earn Portugal victory over the world's top-ranked side Belgium in Tuesday's international friendly.
Mar 29, 21:38
Belgium's Jan Vertonghen (C, No5) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the friendly international match between Belgium and Italy at Baudoin King Stadium in Brussels, on November 13, 2015.
Live Commentary: Portugal 2-1 Belgium - as it happened
Read how Belgium's winning run in international friendlies came to an end at the hands of Portugal in Leiria with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Mar 29, 18:45
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.
Report: Inter Milan plot Nani move
A report in Italy claims that Inter Milan are exploring the possibility of signing ex-Manchester United attacker Nani from Fenerbahce.
Mar 29, 15:53
Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after failing to score a penalty kick during the friendly between Portugal and Bulgaria at Magalhaes Pessoa stadium in Leiria on March 25, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty in Portugal loss
Cristiano Ronaldo misses from the penalty spot as Portugal lose 1-0 at home to Bulgaria in Friday night's international friendly in Leiria.
Mar 25, 22:38
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Report: Fenerbahce preparing Juan Mata bid
A report claims that Turkish giants Fenerbahce want to sign Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata at the end of the season.
Mar 24, 15:58
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'Manchester United were not good enough'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says that the club's current crop of players are "not good enough" following their 2-0 Europa League defeat to Liverpool.
Mar 10, 23:15
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 not swayed by lucrative move to China
Nani reveals that he rejected a big-money move to the Chinese Super League because his focus is on winning trophies, not money.
Feb 6, 11:43
A shot of the UEFA Europa League trophy before the final between Dnipro and Sevilla in Warsaw on May 27, 2015
Europa League: Group permutations
Sports Mole takes a look at what teams have to do in tomorrow's final group matches to secure their place in the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Dec 9, 13:01
Alberto Moreno of Liverpool and Siem de Jong of Newcastle United challenge for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St James' Park on December 6, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne,
Five memorable disallowed goals
After Liverpool full-back Alberto Moreno sees a goal chalked off, Sports Mole picks out five other memorable disallowed goals.
Dec 7, 11:40
Nani (C) of Portugal celebrates scoring a goal with team mates Miguel Veloso (R) and Danilo (L) during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Serbia and Portugal at the Stadium FC Partizan in Belgrade on October 11, 2015.
Result: Joao Moutinho stunner sinks nine-man Serbia
Joao Moutinho scores a late winner as Portugal beat nine-man Serbia in their final Euro 2016 qualifier.
Oct 11, 18:53
Nani (C) of Portugal celebrates scoring a goal with team mates Miguel Veloso (R) and Danilo (L) during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Serbia and Portugal at the Stadium FC Partizan in Belgrade on October 11, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Nani strikes early for Portugal against Serbia
Nani scores after five minutes as Portugal lead against Serbia in their final Euro 2016 qualifier.
Oct 11, 17:48
Ricardo Quaresma (R) of Portugal in action against Nemanja Matic (L) of Serbia during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Serbia and Portugal at the Stadium FC Partizan in Belgrade on October 11, 2015.
Live Commentary: Serbia 1-2 Portugal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Euro 2016 Group I qualifier between Serbia and Portugal in Belgrade, which ended in 2-1 away win.
Oct 11, 16:30
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) vies with Denmark's defender Lars Jacobsen during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo rested for Serbia qualifier
Portugal rest Cristiano Ronaldo for the Euro 2016 qualifier with Serbia in Belgrade, having already secured a place at next year's finals.
Oct 11, 16:10
Portugal's players celebrate as they pose with a Portuguese flag at the end of the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Result: Portugal progress to Euro 2016 with win over Denmark
Portugal progress to Euro 2016 with a slender 1-0 victory over Denmark in Group I.
Oct 8, 21:38
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) vies with Denmark's defender Lars Jacobsen during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Portugal, Denmark all square at break
Portugal and Denmark have been unable to break the deadlock in the first half of their Euro 2016 Group I qualifier which remains 0-0.
Oct 8, 20:33
Albania's Burim Kukeli (L) vies with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (R) during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Albania and Portugal at the Elbasan Arena in Elbasan on September 7, 2015.
Preview: Portugal vs. Denmark
Sports Mole previews the Euro 2016 Group I clash between Portugal and Denmark.
Oct 7, 00:41
Fernandao of Fenerbahce celebrates after he scores during the UEFA Europa League match between Celtic FC and Fenerbahce SK at Celtic Park on October 01, 2015
Result: Celtic let two-goal lead slip in Fenerbahce draw
Celtic let a two-goal lead slip against Fenerbahce to record a 2-2 draw in Thursday night's Europa League Group A clash at Celtic Park.
Oct 1, 21:57
Celtic's Norwegian midfielder Stefan Johansen (C) celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA Europa League group D football match against Astra Giurgiu on November 2, 2014
Team News: Stefan Johansen returns for Celtic
Stefan Johansen returns to the Celtic starting lineup for their Europa League clash against Fenerbahce.
Oct 1, 19:01
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Preview: Celtic vs. Fenerbahce
Sports Mole previews the Europa League clash between Celtic and Fenerbahce.
Sep 30, 02:51
Javier Hernandez of Manchester United scores the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Valencia and Manchester United at the Mestalla Stadium on September 29, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.
On this day: Javier Hernandez goal sinks Valencia
Five years ago today, Javier Hernandez scored his first competitive goal for Manchester United in a Champions League game against Valencia.
Sep 29, 08:00
Mikael Lustig of Celtic looks on during the UEFA Champions League group H match between AC Milan and Celtic at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on September 18, 2013
Mikael Lustig: 'Fenerbahce clash is exciting for Celtic'
Celtic defender Mikael Lustig believes that his side's Europa League clash with Fenerbahce on Thursday is an exciting prospect for both the players and fans alike.
Sep 28, 03:43
Molde's Tommy Hoiland (L) celebrates with a teammate 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.
Result: Molde stun Fenerbahce in Europa League Group A opener
Martin Linnes's strike caps a 3-1 Europa League win for Molde away to Fenerbahce.
Sep 17, 19:53
Albania's Burim Kukeli (L) vies with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (R) during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Albania and Portugal at the Elbasan Arena in Elbasan on September 7, 2015.
Result: Late Miguel Veloso strike downs Albania
Miguel Veloso scores a later winner to help Portugal claim a 1-0 victory over Albania and remain on course to qualify for Euro 2016.
Sep 7, 21:38
Albania's Burim Kukeli (L) vies with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (R) during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Albania and Portugal at the Elbasan Arena in Elbasan on September 7, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Portugal frustrated by Albania
Portugal share a goalless first half with Albania in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Elbasan.
Sep 7, 20:33
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo jogs laps during training June 3, 2014
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani start in the attack for Portugal in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Albania.
Sep 7, 19:26
France's forward Nabil Fekir (L) vies with Portugal's defender Eliseu during the Euro 2016 friendly football match Portugal vs France at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on September 4, 2015.
Match Analysis: Portugal 0-1 France
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look into France's narrow 1-0 friendly win over Portugal in Lisbon.
Sep 4, 22:22
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) vies with France's midfielder Moussa Sissoko (C) and defender Bacary Sagna during the Euro 2016 friendly football match Portugal vs France at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on September 4, 2015.
Half-Time Report: France frustrating lacklustre Portugal
France and Portugal's international friendly remains goalless at the break.
Sep 4, 20:33
Anthony Martial of Monaco looks on during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Round Play Off First Leg match between Valencia CF and AS Monaco at Mestalla Stadium on August 19, 2015
Team News: Anthony Martial forced to wait for France debut
Anthony Martial is only named among the substitutes for France's international friendly with Portugal.
Sep 4, 19:25
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third goal against Sweden during their World Cup play-off match on November 19, 2013
Preview: Portugal vs. France
Sports Mole previews Friday's international friendly between Portugal and Euro 2016 hosts France in Lisbon.
Sep 2, 17:56
Manchester's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League play-off round second leg football match between Club Brugge and Manchester United at Jan Breydel stadium in Bruges, Belgium on August 26
Wayne Rooney: Eight Manchester United hat-tricks
Following his three-goal contribution last night, Sports Mole looks back on the eight hat-tricks that Wayne Rooney has scored for Manchester United.
Aug 27, 08:23
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Team News: Robin van Persie missing from Fenerbahce squad, Nani starts in attack
Striker Robin van Persie is not included in the Fenerbahce squad for their trip to Shakhta Dinetsk, but Nani starts.
Aug 5, 19:17
Fenerbahce's Portuguese Luis Nani vies for the ball with Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian Fred during the UEFA Champions League third round qualifying match between Fenerbahce and Shakhtar Donetsk at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on July 28, 2015
Preview: Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Fenerbahce
Sports Mole previews the second leg of the Champions League third-round qualifier between Shakhtar Donetsk and Fenerbahce in Lviv.
Aug 4, 16:56
General view of Sukru Saracoglu, home of Fenerbahce SK taken during the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Fenerbahce SK and Olympique de Marseille on September 20, 2012
Result: Stalemate between Fenerbahce, Shakhtar Donetsk
Fenerbahce and Shakhtar Donetsk play out a goalless draw in the first leg of their Champions League third qualifying round in Istanbul.
Jul 28, 20:54
FC Shakhtar's Donetsk Alex Teixeira celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC BATE Borisov in Lviv on November 5, 2014
Half-Time Report: All square between Fenerbahce, Shakhtar Donetsk
Neither Fenerbahce nor Shakhtar Donetsk can break the deadlock in the first half of their Champions League third qualifying round clash in Istanbul.
Jul 28, 19:48
Lille's Danish defender Simon Kjaer (L) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French League Cup football match Lille (LOSC) vs Nantes (FCN) on January 14, 2014
Fenerbahce's Simon Kjaer: 'We must overcome Shakhtar Donetsk'
New Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer says that it is "very important" for his side to overcome Shakhtar Donetsk in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
Jul 28, 14:10
Aaron Lennon for Everton on February 7, 2015
Report: Fenerbahce want Aaron Lennon
A report claims that Fenerbahce want to sign Tottenham Hotspur winger Aaron Lennon this summer.
Jul 21, 15:42
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