Rui Patrício

  • Date of birth : 15/02/1988
  • Position : Goalkeeper
  • Country : Portugal Portugal
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Rui Patrício

Rui Patrício

Reminiscent in appearance and playing style of the Czech Republic's Petr Čech, Rui Patrício looks set to be Portugal's first-choice goalkeeper at UEFA EURO 2012 after starting each of the last five qualifying matches. National team coach Paulo Bento was his former mentor at Sporting Clube de Portugal.

• Handed his opportunity at Sporting following the sale of Ricardo to Real Betis Balompié in 2007, he also played for Portugal at that year's FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada.

• Having saved a penalty on his Liga debut against CS Marítimo in November 2006, he overcame the dual challenge of Tiago and Vladimir Stojković to become Sporting's No1 in the second half of the 2007/08 campaign; crowned the season with victory in the Portuguese Cup final, keeping a clean sheet as Sporting defeated FC Porto 2-0 in extra time.

• His UEFA Champions League debut, against Manchester United FC at Old Trafford on 27 November 2007, ended in heartbreak when compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo scored a last-minute free-kick as Sporting were beaten 2-1.

• An ever-present for Sporting in the Portuguese top flight during the 2009/10 and 2010/11 seasons, he made his 100th Liga appearance for the club on 12 March 2011 − in a 0-0 draw at Rio Ave FC.

• An unused squad member for Portugal at UEFA EURO 2008, he did not make his senior international debut until November 2010 – as a half-time substitute in a 4-0 win against world champions Spain.

Last updated: 21/05/12 17.11CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 14/07/2016 10:03 CET
07.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal0-1AlbaniaAlbania9000
11.10.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundFranceFrance2-1PortugalPortugal9000
14.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark0-1PortugalPortugal9000
14.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-0ArmeniaArmenia9000
29.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal2-1SerbiaSerbia9000
13.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundArmeniaArmenia2-3PortugalPortugal9000
14.08.2015Portuguese First DivisionTondelaTondela1-2Sporting CPSporting CP9000
22.08.2015Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP1-1Paços FerreiraPaços Ferreira9000
30.08.2015Portuguese First DivisionAcadémicaAcadémica1-3Sporting CPSporting CP9000
04.09.2015Friendlies 2014-16First roundPortugalPortugal0-1FranceFrance9000
07.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundAlbaniaAlbania0-1PortugalPortugal9000
13.09.2015Portuguese First DivisionRio AveRio Ave1-2Sporting CPSporting CP9000
21.09.2015Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP1-0NacionalNacional9000
26.09.2015Portuguese First DivisionBoavistaBoavista0-0Sporting CPSporting CP9000
04.10.2015Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP5-1GuimarãesGuimarães9000
08.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-0DenmarkDenmark9000
11.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSerbiaSerbia1-2PortugalPortugal9000
25.10.2015Portuguese First DivisionBenficaBenfica0-3Sporting CPSporting CP9000
31.10.2015Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP1-0EstorilEstoril9000
08.11.2015Portuguese First DivisionAroucaArouca0-1Sporting CPSporting CP9000
14.11.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageRussiaRussia1-0PortugalPortugal9000
30.11.2015Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP1-0BelenensesBelenenses9000
05.12.2015Portuguese First DivisionMarítimoMarítimo0-1Sporting CPSporting CP9000
13.12.2015Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP3-1MoreirenseMoreirense9000
20.12.2015Portuguese First DivisionUniãoUnião1-0Sporting CPSporting CP9000
02.01.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP2-0PortoPorto9000
06.01.2016Portuguese First DivisionSetúbalSetúbal0-6Sporting CPSporting CP9000
10.01.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP3-2BragaBraga9000
15.01.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP2-2TondelaTondela2900
30.01.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP3-2AcadémicaAcadémica9000
08.02.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP0-0Rio AveRio Ave9000
13.02.2016Portuguese First DivisionNacionalNacional0-4Sporting CPSporting CP9000
22.02.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP2-0BoavistaBoavista9000
29.02.2016Portuguese First DivisionGuimarãesGuimarães0-0Sporting CPSporting CP9000
05.03.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP0-1BenficaBenfica9000
12.03.2016Portuguese First DivisionEstorilEstoril1-2Sporting CPSporting CP9000
19.03.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP5-1AroucaArouca9000
29.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal2-1BelgiumBelgium9000
04.04.2016Portuguese First DivisionBelenensesBelenenses2-5Sporting CPSporting CP9000
09.04.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP3-1MarítimoMarítimo9000
16.04.2016Portuguese First DivisionMoreirenseMoreirense0-1Sporting CPSporting CP9000
23.04.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP2-0UniãoUnião9000
30.04.2016Portuguese First DivisionPortoPorto1-3Sporting CPSporting CP9000
07.05.2016Portuguese First DivisionSporting CPSporting CP5-0SetúbalSetúbal9000
15.05.2016Portuguese First DivisionBragaBraga0-4Sporting CPSporting CP9000
02.06.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageEnglandEngland1-0PortugalPortugal9000
08.06.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal7-0EstoniaEstonia9000
14.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal1-1IcelandIceland9000
18.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal0-0AustriaAustria9000
22.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageHungaryHungary3-3PortugalPortugal9000
25.06.2016UEFA EURORound of 16CroatiaCroatia0-1PortugalPortugal12000
30.06.2016UEFA EUROQuarter-finalsPolandPoland1-1
06.07.2016UEFA EUROSemi-finalsPortugalPortugal2-0WalesWales9000
10.07.2016UEFA EUROFinalPortugalPortugal1-0FranceFrance12000

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General info

  • Name: Rui Patrício
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Date of birth (Age): 15/02/1988 (28)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Squad number: 1
  • Club: Sporting CP ( POR)

  • Height: 190cm
  • Weight: 84kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    27/11/07: Man. United 2-1 Sporting CP
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    24/09/04: Portugal 8-0 San Marino

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Portugal U-2150
Portugal U-1960
Portugal U-1760

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
Sporting CP200
UEFA Europa League
Sporting CP530
Last updated: 11/07/2016 01:05 CET