Coaching career

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Football career

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    Luciano has spent most of his football career on Greek teams. He came to Greece from Santos for Skoda Xanthi, where he played from 1995 to 1998. For a short period in 1996, was on loan at Kastoria, where he helped the most to win promotion to the Greek Top League.

    In 1998 he was transferred to Greek Champions Olympiacos where he played for three years and won 3 consecutive championships (1999, 2000, 2001) and one Greek Cup (1999). PAOK Salonika was his next team on 2001-2002 season achieving to be the teams 1st scorer in UEFA Cup that year. Next two years Luciano moved in Cyprus for AE Limassol. After a brief return in Portuguesa in Brazil, he returned to Greece in 2004 to play two more years for Skoda Xanthi. In 2006 Luciano moved to Panionios where he made an excellent second round in 2007, helping the team to remain in Greek Top League and being its 1st goalscorer of the season. The next two years were spent for Atromitos Athens, participating in UEFA Cup once more.

    On August 2008 Luciano signed for PAS Giannina, contributing the most to win promotion to Greek Top League. In 2009 he returned to Skoda Xanthi and 2010 season played for 6 months for Panachaiki. In 2011 Luciano ended his football career on AEL Kalloni being a player-coach, leading the team with old teammate from Skoda Xanthi Prokopis Kartalis and winning the promotion of the team for the first time of its history in Greek Football League.

    Luciano’s career included more than 300 official matches. He scored more than 70 goals and counts several participations in Champions League games and was a member of the National General photos Team of Greece.

    In 2011, as a coach of AEL Kalloni in the Greek Football League, along with Giannis Mantzourakis in the second round, he managed to lead the team to the play-off positions, a remarkable achievement for a team participating first time at this level.

    In 2013, he became coach of the teams Aigaleo AO, Glyfada and Niki Bolou.

    In 2014, he became coach of Panargeiakos.

    Luciano is fluent in three languages (Greek, Portuguese, Spanish), holds a UEFA B Football Coach certification of the Greek Football Federation as well as the relevant degree of the Brazilian Football Federation.

    Also since 2013 he holds a UEFA A' (Peiraeus 2013-2014) certification