Scherrer Maxwell- 10 things about the World’s most decorated active player.

Scherrer Maxwell- 10 things about the World’s most decorated active player.

  • Scherrer Maxwell Cabelino Andrade 35, commonly known as Maxwell, is a Brazilian professional footballer who currently plays as a left-back for French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
  • He is a left footed product of the Dutch school of football (he joined Ajax at age 19), and can play in any position on the left wing having played at full back, left midfield and as a wide striker.
  • Asked who his footballing hero was, Maxwell said: “I always wanted to be Romario. Everything he did on the pitch I would always do at home after.” He later met Romario in Rio de Janeiro and immediately asked for his autograph.
  • His older brother Gustavo died at age 24 from a car accident in 2002, an event which profoundly affected him. He has a tattoo on his arm in honor his memory. Speaking about his death, Maxwell once said: “The loss of my brother in this life is all relative. For him, I would like to be as strong as possible and to win prizes. That thought gives me strength. He is always with me, that I feel.”
  • Maxwell who is a Baptist admits to being a religious person: ” I like going to church. Faith is very important for me. I also read the Bible, that is my favorite book.”
  • His favorite free time activity includes fishing, a hobby he shares with close friend and former team mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
  • He suffered his worst injury on April 21, 2005 during Ajax’ Amstel Cup semi-finals against Willem II. Maxwell avoided a tackle by jumping but landed awkwardly twisting his right knee. He tore a cruciate ligament and was out of the team for 8 months. This game would become his last for Ajax as he would be sold to Inter the following year.
  • He has won every available club trophy in his career.
  • He is the most decorated active footballer in the world, having won 36 trophies in his career.
  • Maxwell is known to be Zlatan Ibrahimović’s closest friend and Bromance mate they were teammates at Ajax, Internazionale Milan, Barcelona and PSG. There are several anecdotes about him in Ibrahimović’s autobiography, I am Zlatan.

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