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Helton

Helton

Clubs: CR Vasco da Gama, UD Leiria, FC Porto

• Helton da Silva Arruda won the Brazilian championship with Vasco da Gama in 2000 and played all four games for Brazil at the Olympics in Sydney the same year.

• Moved to Europe in 2002, joining Portugal's Leiria; made 67 league appearances for the club in three seasons before switching to Porto.

• Replaced Vítor Baía as No1 in the spring of 2006 and kept a succession of clean sheets as Porto won the domestic double; also kept his goal intact in the cup final triumph against Vitória FC (1-0).

• Missed only nine league games over next three seasons as Porto claimed three further titles.

• Helped Porto to the Portuguese double again 2010/11 and featured in every game (group stage to final inclusive) as the Dragons won the UEFA Europa League by defeating local rivals SC Braga in the Dublin showpiece.

• First choice as Porto won the league again in 2011/12 and 2012/13, and ever-present in the UEFA Champions League over both seasons.

UEFA honours
UEFA Europa League:
 winner 2011

Last updated: 08/07/13 12.12CET

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UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Helton
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Date of birth (Age): 18/05/1978 (36)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 1
  • Club: Porto ( POR)

  • Height: 189cm
  • Weight: 85kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Qualifying round)
    14/08/03: Coleraine 2-1 Leiria

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Porto510
Total510
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Porto10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Porto210
Leiria40
Total250
UEFA Intertoto Cup
ClubPGS
Leiria60
Total60
Last updated: 14/03/2014 01:15 CET
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