Date of birth: 10 October 1954
Playing career: Benfica, Estoril (twice), Marítimo
Coaching career: Estoril, Estrela da Amadora, Porto, AEK Athens (twice), Panathinaikos, Sporting CP, Benfica, PAOK, Greece, Portugal
• A left-back, Santos – who holds a degree in electrical and telecommunications engineering – started his playing days at home-town club Benfica before spending most of his career with Estoril.
• He retired from playing in 1987, going immediately into coaching at Estoril, where he was head coach for six years, guiding the club to two promotions and into the Portuguese top flight.
• Had four seasons with Estrela da Amadora prior to joining Porto in 1998. Led his side to the Liga title in his first term, adding two domestic cups before departing for AEK in 2001. Again made an instant impact, lifting the 2002 Greek Cup. Went to Panathinaikos that summer followed by spells at Sporting, AEK again and Benfica.
• He then revived PAOK's fortunes after taking over in 2007, steering them to runners-up spot in the 2009/10 Super League to earn a place in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round. Announced his departure in May 2010 and was confirmed as Otto Rehhagel's successor as Greece coach six weeks later, proving an immediate hit as he helped them to the quarter-finals of UEFA EURO 2012. Repeated the feat for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, guiding Greece to the last 16, before stepping down.
• He was appointed by Portugal that September after Paulo Bento's departure and led them to UEFA EURO 2016 thanks to seven successive victories. The crowning glory was to come in France, Portugal remaining unbeaten throughout the tournament and defeating the hosts in the St-Denis final thanks to Éder's extra-time goal; two years later, Santos and his team reached the last 16 of the World Cup, following that with victory in the first UEFA Nations League, beating Switzerland and the Netherlands on home soil in the Finals.
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|06.09.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Switzerland||2-0||Portugal|
|07.10.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Portugal||6-0||Andorra|
|10.10.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Faroe Islands||0-6||Portugal|
|13.11.2016||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Portugal||4-1||Latvia|
|25.03.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Portugal||3-0||Hungary|
|09.06.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Latvia||0-3||Portugal|
|31.08.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Portugal||5-1||Faroe Islands|
|03.09.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Hungary||0-1||Portugal|
|07.10.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Andorra||0-2||Portugal|
|10.10.2017||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Portugal||2-0||Switzerland|
|15.06.2018||FIFA World Cup||Final tournament - Group stage||Portugal||3-3||Spain|
|20.06.2018||FIFA World Cup||Final tournament - Group stage||Portugal||1-0||Morocco|
|25.06.2018||FIFA World Cup||Final tournament - Group stage||Iran||1-1||Portugal|
|30.06.2018||FIFA World Cup||Round of 16||Uruguay||2-1||Portugal|
|10.09.2018||UEFA Nations League||Final tournament - Group stage||Portugal||1-0||Italy|
|11.10.2018||UEFA Nations League||Final tournament - Group stage||Poland||2-3||Portugal|
|17.11.2018||UEFA Nations League||Final tournament - Group stage||Italy||0-0||Portugal|
|20.11.2018||UEFA Nations League||Final tournament - Group stage||Portugal||1-1||Poland|
|22.03.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Portugal||0-0||Ukraine|
|25.03.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Portugal||1-1||Serbia|
|05.06.2019||UEFA Nations League||Semi-finals||Portugal||3-1||Switzerland|
|09.06.2019||UEFA Nations League||Final||Portugal||1-0||Netherlands|
|07.09.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Serbia||2-4||Portugal|
|10.09.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Lithuania||1-5||Portugal|
|11.10.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Portugal||3-0||Luxembourg|
|14.10.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Ukraine||2-1||Portugal|
|14.11.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Portugal||6-0||Lithuania|
|17.11.2019||UEFA EURO||Qualifying round||Luxembourg||0-2||Portugal|
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