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He Was Supposed To Be The Next Ronaldinho. So What Happened?

Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson – a.k.a. Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira – was substituted after just 36 minutes of Internacional’s midweek Copa Libertadores 3-1 loss to Bolivia’s The Strongest, requiring oxygen as he gasped for air on the substitutes’ bench high in the mountains of La Paz. It was his second appearance for his new club: he missed a penalty in the first.