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Club career

Season Team Division Games Scores Y.C. R.C.
2000-2002 Oporto B 2a División 57(0) 10 1 0
2002-2007 Oporto 1a División 83(14) 3 17 0
2007-2009 VfL Wolfsburg Bundesliga 48(5) 6 15 1
2009-2010 OSC Lille Ligue 1 9(1) 1 4 2
2010-2011 Valencia 1a División 35(2) 0 8 2
2011-2012 Valencia 1a División 14(2) 0 4 1
2012-2013 Valencia 1a División 34(2) 4 11 2
2013-2014 Valencia 1a División 32(3) 5 9 1
2014-2015 Al Sailiya 1a División 15 1 3 0
January 2015 PAOK Salónica 1a División 11(1) 0 2 0
2015-2016 PAOK Salónica 1a División 10(1) 0 1 0
Enero 2016 Granada CF 1a División 14 1 7 0
2016-2017 FC Luzern Superliga Suiza 33 1 11 0
2017-2018 CD Tondela Primeira Liga 33 2 8 0
2018-2019 CD Tondela Primeira Liga 22 0 5 1

Additional information

Central defender who, thanks to his versatility, can also play as left defender and right winger. With great tactical positioning characterised by his regularity and strength in all defensive aspects. He denotes power on high balls, is quick to intercept and excellent at anticipation. A highly dedicated team player who is a leader in the field. League Champion; Cup; Portuguese Super Cup; UEFA Champions League; UEFA Cup and the Intercontinental Cup with Porto. League champion with Wolfsburg. He has played in three World Cup editions (Germany 2006, South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014), European Championship (Poland-Ukraine 2012) and Olympic Games (Athens 2004) with Portugal