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João Moutinho

João Moutinho

Clubs: Sporting Clube de Portugal, FC Porto, AS Monaco FC

• Born in the Algarve, Moutinho made his debut for Sporting in January 2005 and did enough in his first few months to earn a place in the team which lost 3-1 to PFC CSKA Moskva in the UEFA Cup final on home turf at the Estádio José Alvalade.

• Ever-present in the 2005/06 league campaign, scoring four goals in his 34 appearances, and became the club's second youngest captain when appointed to the position by Bento in 2007.

• Experienced a marathon 2007/08 campaign (62 matches), which ended with him lifting the Portuguese Cup after an extra-time win against champions Porto in the final (2-0).

• Omitted from Portugal's 2006 FIFA World Cup squad, he played instead at the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, where he scored a winner against Germany in the group stage; was also on duty at the 2007 U21 Championship and UEFA EURO 2008, where he was a regular in midfield until he left the field early with an injury in a quarter-final defeat by Germany.

• Overlooked once again for the World Cup finals, he made a shock move to domestic rivals Porto in summer 2010, having played 163 Liga games for Sporting and scored 21 goals.

• Helped Porto to a runaway Liga success in 2010/11 as the Dragons wrapped up the title with five matches to spare, and was also ever-present in the club's UEFA Europa League triumph.

• Won league championships the following two seasons, before moving to newly promoted Ligue 1 club AS Monaco FC alongside club-mate James Rodríguez for a combined fee of €70m.

UEFA honours
UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League:
runner-up 2005, winner 2011

Last updated: 08/07/13 14.27CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 24/12/2014 02:02 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundLuxembourgLuxembourg1-2PortugalPortugal9002
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundPortugalPortugal3-0AzerbaijanAzerbaijan9001
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundRussiaRussia1-0PortugalPortugal9000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-1Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundIsraelIsrael3-3PortugalPortugal9000
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAzerbaijanAzerbaijan0-2PortugalPortugal9001
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-0RussiaRussia9001
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNorthern IrelandNorthern Ireland2-4PortugalPortugal9001
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-1IsraelIsrael9000
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundPortugalPortugal3-0LuxembourgLuxembourg9001
15.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentPortugalPortugal1-0SwedenSweden9000
19.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentSwedenSweden2-3PortugalPortugal9002
16.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageGermanyGermany4-0PortugalPortugal9000
22.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageUSAUSA2-2PortugalPortugal9000
26.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal2-1GhanaGhana9000
10.08.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-2LorientLorient9000
17.08.2014French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux4-1MonacoMonaco9000
24.08.2014French Ligue 1NantesNantes0-1MonacoMonaco9000
30.08.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-1LOSCLOSC9000
07.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal0-1AlbaniaAlbania9000
12.09.2014French Ligue 1LyonLyon2-1MonacoMonaco9000
16.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMonacoMonaco1-0LeverkusenLeverkusen9010
21.09.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-0GuingampGuingamp9000
24.09.2014French Ligue 1MontpellierMontpellier0-1MonacoMonaco9000
27.09.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco0-1NiceNice9000
01.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageZenitZenit0-0MonacoMonaco9000
05.10.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1MonacoMonaco9000
11.10.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundFranceFrance2-1PortugalPortugal9000
14.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark0-1PortugalPortugal9000
18.10.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco2-0ÉvianÉvian9010
22.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMonacoMonaco0-0BenficaBenfica8200
31.10.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-1ReimsReims2800
04.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBenficaBenfica1-0MonacoMonaco9000
09.11.2014French Ligue 1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne1-1MonacoMonaco9000
14.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-0ArmeniaArmenia9000
18.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal1-0ArgentinaArgentina9000
22.11.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco2-2CaenCaen1910
26.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageLeverkusenLeverkusen0-1MonacoMonaco9000
29.11.2014French Ligue 1RennesRennes2-0MonacoMonaco9000
02.12.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco2-0LensLens9001
05.12.2014French Ligue 1ToulouseToulouse0-2MonacoMonaco9000
09.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMonacoMonaco2-0ZenitZenit9001
14.12.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-0MarseilleMarseille9000
20.12.2014French Ligue 1MetzMetz0-1MonacoMonaco9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: João Moutinho
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 08/09/1986 (28)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Squad number: 8
  • Club: Monaco ( FRA)

  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 61kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Round of 32)
    16/02/05: Sporting 2-1 Feyenoord
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    11/05/03: Hungary 0-2 Portugal

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Portugal271
Portugal U-21162
Portugal U-1931
Portugal U-1720
Total484

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Sporting263
Monaco61
Porto142
Total466
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Porto10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Porto190
Sporting271
Total461
Last updated: 10/12/2014 01:08 CET
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