Forward who helped Porto win the 2004 Intercontinental Cup. He was a member of the Portuguese national team from 2003 to 2012. He began playing for Besiktas in 2015.
He helped the Portuguese U-17 team win the UEFA Under-17 Championship in 2000.
He played for Barcelona during the 2003-04 season and Internazionale from 2008 to 2010 and began his second stint with Porto in 2014.
He has two sons, one with wife Daphne Quaresma.
He replaced Cristiano Ronaldo, who was injured, in the Euro 2012 qualifying matches.