Defensive midfielder who made his professional debut with Sporting CP in 2011. He became a member of the Portuguese national team in 2013.
He began his youth career with Algueirao in 2003.
He competed internationally for Portugal at each level from U17 to U21 before being called up to the senior national team.
He was born in Luanda, Angola.
He became teammates with Nani on the Portuguese national team.