Maicon, who was born Douglas Sisenando on July 26, 1981, in Criciuma, Brazil, is a powerful football player to appeals to fans as well as his coaches and teammates. At 30 years of age, he is 1.84 meters tall and weighs 77 kilograms. As a Defender, he is an oncoming force that threatens opponents on the field, and is known for his fearlessness and endurance. Currently playing for Internazionale, Maicon takes pride in representing Brazil on the field and in his everyday life.
Maicon’s career in football started with Cruzeiro, and in 2004 he became a member of the Manchester United team. However, he was not able to play for the Manchester United club for very long, because there were issues with his work permit, and he was unable to legally switch to a team that was based in the United Kingdom. Not wanting to waste his youth and career bogged down in paperwork and other formalities, he decided to stay in Europe to play, but this time with Monaco. He quickly gained attention in the international football and soccer communities as a capable player who was fun to watch. His style of playing the game is full of energy and aggression, and people noticed.
After his time at Monaco, he moved to Inter Milan in 2006. He played well there, working with brilliant coach Jose Mourinho. Together with his team he was able to contribute to four League titles. He also helped the team attain an Italian Cup and the prestigious Champions League. His willingness to throw himself towards his opponents and attack with the football has brought pride to his home of Brazil and the clubs he has played for.
Experts agree that Maicon has a remarkable ability to seize on the opportunity to make outstanding goals. He is also a fast runner with a lot of stamina to keep him going during long games. He is a strong player, and skillfully able to manipulate and dominate the ball when it is in play. The challenges in his game are due to his aggressive nature and inability to resist attacking the ball. He can sometimes find himself out of position, or taking unlikely changes. Like many serious athletes, he can often be emotional and hot tempered on and off the field.
Maicon’s career best was during the 2009 and 2010 season, when he was with Inter Milan and won the Treble. He has always regretted being passed over for the 2006 World Cup. With his fast pace, willingness to attack, and modern way of playing, he probably has a lot of good years left to his football career. Claiming to be feeling good and focused on his game, Maicon has always been appreciative of the support his fans and friends have given him. You may remember that he was involved in a fight with David Navarro in the Champion’s League, after Inter Milan was eliminated. He has put all of that behind him, though, and wants to continue working hard and establishing himself as one of the best players in the world.