Rúben Micael

  • Date of birth : 19/08/1986
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Portugal Portugal
 
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Rúben Micael

Rúben Micael

Bought by Club Atlético de Madrid last summer but immediately despatched on loan to domestic rivals Real Zaragoza, Rúben Micael came to prominence as a goalscoring midfielder for CD Nacional in the 2009/10 UEFA Europa League before joining FC Porto and winning that competition the following season.

• A native Madeiran, he left CF União in 2008 when he moved across the island to join top-flight Nacional – proved a worthy acquisition in his debut Liga campaign, which ended with the club's highest finish (fourth) and UEFA Europa League qualification.

• Took to European football with aplomb, scoring in both legs of a play-off tie against FC Zenit St Petersburg and adding five more goals in the group stage – one apiece against Athletic Club and SV Werder Bremen and three in the two games versus FK Austria Wien.

• Left Nacional for mainland Portugal in January 2010, joining Porto in a €3m deal on a four-and-a-half-year contract.

• Scored twice on his international debut, a 2-0 friendly victory against Finland in March 2011.

• Sporadically involved as Porto reached the 2011 UEFA Europa League final – for which he was an unused substitute – and left the club three months later when he moved, along with prolific team-mate Falcao, to Atlético.

UEFA honours
UEFA Europa League:
winner 2011

Last updated: 13/04/12 11.38CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 11/05/2014 05:59 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundLuxembourgLuxembourg1-2PortugalPortugal900
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundRussiaRussia1-0PortugalPortugal6700
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-1Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland6100
14.11.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundGabonGabon2-2PortugalPortugal4600
10.06.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundCroatiaCroatia0-1PortugalPortugal2800
14.08.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundPortugalPortugal1-1NetherlandsNetherlands4600
16.08.2013Portuguese First DivisionPaços FerreiraPaços Ferreira0-2BragaBraga8400
22.08.2013UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsPanduriiPandurii0-1BragaBraga9001
26.08.2013Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga2-1BelenensesBelenenses9000
29.08.2013UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsBragaBraga0-2
(aet)
PanduriiPandurii12000
01.09.2013Portuguese First DivisionGil VicenteGil Vicente1-0BragaBraga2300
20.09.2013Portuguese First DivisionAroucaArouca0-1BragaBraga8400
28.09.2013Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga1-2SportingSporting7900
06.10.2013Portuguese First DivisionNacionalNacional3-0BragaBraga9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-1IsraelIsrael6900
25.10.2013Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga0-1AcadémicaAcadémica9000
03.11.2013Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga0-1Rio AveRio Ave9000
10.11.2013Portuguese CupFourth roundOlhanenseOlhanense1-3BragaBraga9000
23.11.2013Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica1-0BragaBraga9000
29.11.2013Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga4-1OlhanenseOlhanense9000
14.12.2013Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga2-0SetúbalSetúbal8210
19.12.2013Portuguese First DivisionMarítimoMarítimo2-2BragaBraga9000
22.02.2014Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga2-2AroucaArouca9000
01.03.2014Portuguese First DivisionSportingSporting2-1BragaBraga6100
08.03.2014Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga2-1NacionalNacional7100
14.03.2014Portuguese First DivisionAcadémicaAcadémica1-1BragaBraga9000
21.03.2014Portuguese First DivisionRio AveRio Ave1-1BragaBraga9000
26.03.2014Portuguese CupSemi-finalsBragaBraga0-0Rio AveRio Ave9000
30.03.2014Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga0-1BenficaBenfica9000
16.04.2014Portuguese CupSemi-finalsRio AveRio Ave2-0BragaBraga6500
21.04.2014Portuguese First DivisionSetúbalSetúbal1-1BragaBraga9000
04.05.2014Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga1-1MarítimoMarítimo9000
10.05.2014Portuguese First DivisionGuimarãesGuimarães1-0BragaBraga9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Rúben Micael
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 19/08/1986 (27)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Squad number: 14
  • Club: Braga ( POR)

  • Height: 175cm
  • Weight: 73kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Play-offs)
    20/08/09: Nacional 4-3 Zenit
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Qualifying round)
    04/06/11: Portugal 1-0 Norway

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Portugal50
Total50

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Porto20
Braga72
Total92
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Braga20
Nacional87
Porto83
Total1810
Last updated: 20/11/2013 01:16 CET
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