Fernando Meira

Date of birth05 June 1978
Place of birthGuimaraes
NationalityPortuguese
Weight85 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Benfica Portuguese First Division 30
1
8
2000-01 Benfica UEFA Cup 2
1
2001-02 Benfica Portuguese First Division 15
2
2
2001-02 VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 14
2
2
2002-03 VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 30
1
5
1
2002-03 VfB Stuttgart UEFA Cup 6
1
2
2002-03 VfB Stuttgart UEFA Intertoto Cup 2
1
2003-04 VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 32
1
4
1
2003-04 VfB Stuttgart UEFA Champions League 8
1
2004-05 VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 14
2
1
2
2005-06 VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 32
5
2005-06 VfB Stuttgart UEFA Cup 1
1
2006-07 VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 17
1
3
5
2007-08 VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 25
2
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
20 Aug 2000 FC Porto v Benfica L 2-0 Portuguese First Division 1
27 Aug 2000 Benfica v Beira Mar W 4-1 Portuguese First Division 2
09 Sep 2000 Uniao Leiria v Benfica D 1-1 Portuguese First Division 3
14 Sep 2000 Halmstads BK v Benfica L 2-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 2000 Benfica v Estrela Amadora W 2-1 Portuguese First Division 4
23 Sep 2000 Boavista v Benfica L 1-0 Portuguese First Division 5
28 Sep 2000 Benfica v Halmstads BK D 2-2
Agg: 3-4
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 2000 Benfica v Sporting Braga D 2-2 Portuguese First Division 6
15 Oct 2000 Benfica v Belenenses W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 7
21 Oct 2000 Pacos Ferreira v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 8
29 Oct 2000 Benfica v Campomaiorense W 2-0 Portuguese First Division 9
05 Nov 2000 Maritimo v Benfica L 3-0 Portuguese First Division 10
12 Nov 2000 Benfica v SC Farense W 2-1 Portuguese First Division 11
18 Nov 2000 Vitoria Guimaraes v Benfica W 0-4 Portuguese First Division 12
03 Dec 2000 Benfica v Sporting Lisboa W 3-0 Portuguese First Division 13
10 Dec 2000 Alverca v Benfica L 2-1 Portuguese First Division 14
17 Dec 2000 Benfica v Gil Vicente D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 15
07 Jan 2001 Salgueiros v Benfica W 1-2 Portuguese First Division 16
13 Jan 2001 Benfica v Clube Desportivo Das Aves W 5-1 Portuguese First Division 17
28 Jan 2001 Beira Mar v Benfica W 1-3 Portuguese First Division 19
04 Feb 2001 Benfica v Uniao Leiria W 3-2 Portuguese First Division 20
25 Feb 2001 Benfica v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 22
04 Mar 2001 Sporting Braga v Benfica L 3-1 Portuguese First Division 23
10 Mar 2001 Belenenses v Benfica L 1-0 Portuguese First Division 24
18 Mar 2001 Benfica v Pacos Ferreira L 2-3 Portuguese First Division 25
31 Mar 2001 Campomaiorense v Benfica D 1-1 Portuguese First Division 26
08 Apr 2001 Benfica v Maritimo W 3-0 Portuguese First Division 27
13 Apr 2001 SC Farense v Benfica D 2-2 Portuguese First Division 28
22 Apr 2001 Benfica v Vitória Guimarães W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 29
29 Apr 2001 Sporting Lisboa v Benfica L 3-0 Portuguese First Division 30
04 May 2001 Benfica v Alverca L 0-2 Portuguese First Division 31
13 May 2001 Gil Vicente v Benfica L 3-0 Portuguese First Division 32
27 May 2001 Clube Desportivo Das Aves v Benfica D 4-4 Portuguese First Division 34
11 Aug 2001 Varzim v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 1
19 Aug 2001 Benfica v Salgueiros D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 2
25 Aug 2001 Benfica v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 3
09 Sep 2001 Beira Mar v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 4
15 Sep 2001 Benfica v FC Porto D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 5
23 Sep 2001 Belenenses v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 6
30 Sep 2001 Benfica v Alverca D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 7
13 Oct 2001 Uniao Leiria v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 8
20 Oct 2001 Benfica v Gil Vicente D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 9
26 Oct 2001 SC Farense v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 10
03 Nov 2001 Benfica v Vitória Guimarães D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 11
24 Nov 2001 Sporting Braga v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 12
02 Dec 2001 Benfica v Santa Clara D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 13
08 Dec 2001 Pacos Ferreira v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 14
15 Dec 2001 Benfica v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 15


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Portugal UEFA Under-18 4
1
1996-97 Portugal Toulon Under-21 2
1996-97 Portugal UEFA Under-18 1
2
1997-98 Portugal Toulon Under-21 1
1
1997-98 Portugal UEFA Under-21 1
1
1998-99 Portugal UEFA Under-21 4
1
1999-00 Portugal UEFA Under-21 5
1
2000-01 Portugal FIFA World Cup
1
2000-01 Portugal International Friendly 1
1
2001-02 Portugal FIFA World Cup 1
1
2001-02 Portugal International Friendly
2
2002-03 Portugal International Friendly 9
2003-04 Portugal International Friendly 2
1
2004-05 Portugal FIFA World Cup 2
1
1
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly 1
1
2004-05 Portugal Olympics 4
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup 8
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly 5
1
1
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly 1
1
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 1
1
2007-08 Portugal International Friendly 1
2
2007-08 Portugal UEFA European Championship 6
2
1
2008-09 Portugal FIFA World Cup 1
2008-09 Portugal International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Oct 1995 Portugal v FYR Macedonia W 3-0 UEFA U18 Group 8
28 Oct 1995 Denmark v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA U18 Group 8
17 Apr 1996 Portugal v Netherlands W 4-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 4
08 May 1996 Netherlands v Portugal L 2-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 4
23 Jul 1996 Belgium v Portugal D 2-2 UEFA U18 Finals Group A
25 Jul 1996 France v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA U18 Finals Group A
27 Jul 1996 Portugal v Hungary L 0-3 UEFA U18 Finals Group A
31 May 1997 Portugal v Scotland D 1-1 Toulon Under-21 Group A
05 Jun 1997 France v Portugal L 2-1 Toulon Under-21 Final
19 Aug 1997 Portugal v Armenia W 8-1 UEFA U21 Group 9
05 Sep 1997 Germany v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 9
21 May 1998 France v Portugal L 0-0 (1-4) Toulon Under-21 Semi-final
05 Sep 1998 Hungary v Portugal W 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 7
09 Oct 1998 Portugal v Romania D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 7
13 Oct 1998 Slovakia v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
25 Mar 1999 Portugal v Azerbaijan W 5-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
04 Jun 1999 Portugal v Slovakia D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
02 Sep 1999 Azerbaijan v Portugal D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
07 Sep 1999 Romania v Portugal W 2-3 UEFA U21 Group 7
09 Oct 1999 Portugal v Hungary W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 7
13 Nov 1999 Portugal v Croatia W 2-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
17 Nov 1999 Croatia v Portugal L 3-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
11 Oct 2000 Netherlands v Portugal W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
15 Nov 2000 Portugal v Israel W 2-1 International Friendly
25 Apr 2001 France v Portugal L 4-0 International Friendly
15 Aug 2001 Portugal v Moldova W 3-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 Andorra v Portugal W 1-7 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
05 Sep 2001 Cyprus v Portugal W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
14 Nov 2001 Portugal v Angola W 5-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 England v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 2002 Portugal v Tunisia D 1-1 International Friendly
16 Oct 2002 Sweden v Portugal W 2-3 International Friendly
20 Nov 2002 Portugal v Scotland W 2-0 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Italy v Portugal L 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Portugal v Brazil W 2-1 International Friendly
02 Apr 2003 FYR Macedonia v Portugal W 0-1 International Friendly
30 Apr 2003 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2003 Portugal v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2003 Portugal v Kazakhstan W 1-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2003 Portugal v Spain L 0-1 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Portugal v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
12 Aug 2004 Iraq v Portugal L 4-2 Olympics Group D
15 Aug 2004 Morocco v Portugal W 1-2 Olympics Group D
18 Aug 2004 Costa Rica v Portugal L 4-2 Olympics Group D
18 Aug 2004 Costa Rica v Portugal L 4-2 Olympics Group D
10 Feb 2005 Republic of Ireland v Portugal L 1-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Portugal v Canada W 4-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Portugal v Slovakia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Jun 2005 Estonia v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
17 Aug 2005 Portugal v Egypt W 2-0 International Friendly
12 Oct 2005 Portugal v Latvia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
12 Nov 2005 Portugal v Croatia W 2-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2005 Northern Ireland v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Saudi Arabia v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Portugal v Cape Verde Islands W 4-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2006 Luxembourg v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
11 Jun 2006 Angola v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
17 Jun 2006 Portugal v Iran W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
21 Jun 2006 Portugal v Mexico W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
25 Jun 2006 Portugal v Netherlands W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
01 Jul 2006 England v Portugal W 0-0 (3-1) FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
05 Jul 2006 France v Portugal L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Semi-final
08 Jul 2006 Germany v Portugal L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 3rd place
06 Feb 2007 Portugal v Brazil W 2-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Portugal v Belgium W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
02 Jun 2007 Belgium v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
05 Jun 2007 Kuwait v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Aug 2007 Armenia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
08 Sep 2007 Portugal v Poland D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
12 Sep 2007 Portugal v Serbia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
17 Nov 2007 Portugal v Armenia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
21 Nov 2007 Portugal v Finland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
06 Feb 2008 Italy v Portugal L 3-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Portugal v Greece L 1-2 International Friendly
31 May 2008 Portugal v Georgia W 2-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2008 Portugal v Turkey W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
11 Jun 2008 Czech Republic v Portugal W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
15 Jun 2008 Switzerland v Portugal L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
20 Aug 2008 Portugal v Faroe Islands W 5-0 International Friendly
11 Oct 2008 Sweden v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.