Anselmo Paiva has been FIFA´s agent since 2001, registered under the number 003. CHAMPION SPORT´s founder, he has dedicated over 10 years to guarantee a personalized support to professional soccer athletes and coaches.

Due to his achievements in teams such as  Botafogo, where he carried out important projects  as the soccer vice-president’s advisor in1998, with remarkable participation in important  negotiations for the club, rendering successful achievements as an experimented and high skilled  representative agent.

In 2001, Anselmo joined the Entreriense, where he has developed important projects: the team won two selections in the same year, with an expressive campaign  of  29 victories and 7 draws  in  40 games. These results promoted them to the carioca first division in 2002. Experiences like this turned Anselmo into an agent with a diversified market and management vision.

With business expansion, Anselmo decided to dedicate himself exclusively to the CHAMPION SPORT. In 2002, the company carried out the first international negotiation, leading the lineman Magrão, Brazilian São Caetano´s vice-champion, to the Gamba Osaka, Japan. The transaction opened the foreign market doors for Anselmo, who, in the following years, developed close relationships with teams in Europe, Asia and Mexico. The experience acquired in such different markets was crucial for giving support to players outside the soccer fields, who have always arrived safely to unknown continent with the appropriate follow-up.  

One of the main goals that guide Anselmo Paiva´s work is to allow the athletes to be focused exclusively on what happens inside the soccer field. “Soccer demands are constant  and the challenges are awesome. Therefore, we must  make possible to the players to have the appropriate management to their careers so as to guarantee the necessary tranqulity for them to focus on what they do better, with no extra-field concern “, states the entrepreneur.