Portuguese professional football player who is known for having played as an attacking midfielder on several different squads including Bali United, DPMM, Olhanense, and Salamanca. He is also known for his work on several Portuguese national teams including both in their youth level and professional level.
He started his career playing in the Benfica academy in 1994. After training with Vitoria Lisboa, Oriental, and Sporting CP, he went on to make his senior career debut with the Sporting B team. After being loaned to several different squads from 2004 until 2008, he joined the Salamanca club.
He has won several individual honors for his playing including the Liga 1 Best Player award during the 2017 season and the UEFA European Under 19 Championship Top Scorer award in 2003.
He was born and raised in Lisbon and shared a photo of his daughter Beatriz through Instagram in July of 2018.
Jorge Jesús is a fellow professional football player who also played as a midfielder on the Olhanense club.