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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Vissotto and the second is Neves.
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Full name Leandro Vissotto Neves
Nationality Brazilian
Born April 30, 1983 (1983-04-30) (age 38)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 2.14 m (7 ft 0 in)
Weight 115 kg (254 lb)
Spike 378 cm (149 in)
Block 348 cm (137 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite spiker
Current team Funvic Taubaté
Number 8
Career
Years Teams
1999–2000 Flamengo
2000–2002 EC Unisul
2002–2004 EC União Suzano
2004–2005 EC Unisul
2005–2006 Minas Tênis Clube
2006–2007 Top Volley Latina
2007–2008 Taranto Volley
2008–2010 Itas Diatec Trentino
2010–2011 Vôlei Futuro
2011–2012 Bre Banca Lannutti Cuneo
2012–2013 Ural Ufa
2013–2014 Rio de Janeiro Vôlei
2014–2014 Suwon KEPCO Vixtorm
2014–2016 JT Thunders
2016 Al Arabi
2016–2017 Gi Group Monza
2017–2018 Vôlei Renata
2018– Funvic Taubaté
National team
2001–2016 Brazil
Last updated: 8 September 2018

Leandro Vissotto Neves (born 30 April 1983) is a Brazilian volleyball player, a member of Brazil men's national volleyball team and Brazilian club EMS Taubaté Funvic. Vissotto is a winner silver medalist of the Olympic Games London 2012, World Champion 2010, silver medalist of the 2014 World Championship, bronze medalist of the 2011 World Cup, multimedalist of the World League, 2015 Japanese Champion, 2018 Brazilian Superliga Champion and MVP of final .

Personal life

Vissotto was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is married to Nathalia. In August 2010 his wife gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Catharina. On September 7, 2013 their second daughter, Victoria, was born in Belo Horizonte.

Career

National team

On October 10, 2010 Brazil, including Vissotto, won a title of World Champion 2010. On August 12, 2012 Vissotto and his team mates lost in the final of Olympic Games with Russia (2-3) and achieved a silver medal, although Vissotto missed the final due to injury. On September 21, 2014 his national team lost with Poland in final of the World Championship 2014 (1-3) and Vissotto achieved his second medal of World Championship, this time it was silver.

Sporting achievements

Clubs

CEV Champions League

  • Gold medal with cup.svg 2008/2009 - with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • Gold medal with cup.svg 2009/2010 - with Itas Diatec Trentino

FIVB Club World Championship

  • Gold medal with cup.svg Qatar 2009 - with Itas Diatec Trentino

AVC Asian Club Championship

  • Silver medal with cup.svg 2016 - with Al Arabi Qatar

National championships

  • 2005/2006 Silver medal with cup.svg Brazilian Championship, with Minas Tênis Clube
  • 2008/2009 Silver medal with cup.svg Italian Championship, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2009/2010 Simple gold cup.svg Italian Cup, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2009/2010 Silver medal with cup.svg Italian Championship, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2010/2011 Bronze medal with cup.svg Brazilian Championship, with Vôlei Futuro
  • 2012/2013 Silver medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Ural Ufa
  • 2014/2015 Gold medal with cup.svg Japanese Championship, with JT Thunders
  • 2018/2019 Gold medal with cup.svg Brazilian Superliga, with Funvic Taubaté

National team

  • 2000 Gold medal with cup.svg CSV U19 South American Championship
  • 2000 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB U19 World Championship
  • 2001 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB U21 World Championship
  • 2009 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2009 Gold medal with cup.svg South American Championship
  • 2009 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB World Grand Champions Cup
  • 2010 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2010 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB World Championship
  • 2011 Silver medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2011 Bronze medal with cup.svg FIVB World Cup
  • 2012 Silver medal with cup.svg Olympic Games
  • 2013 Silver medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2013 Gold medal with cup.svg South American Championship
  • 2014 Silver medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2014 Silver medal with cup.svg FIVB World Championship

Individually

  • 2008 Serie A1 - Best Scorer
  • 2010 Coppa Italia - Final Four Most Valuable Player
  • 2016 Asian Club Championship - Best Middle Blocker
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