Marco Caneira

Date of birth09 February 1979
Place of birthNegrais
NationalityPortuguese
Weight75 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender

Caneira began at Alverca before he moved to Italy to play for Inter Milan in 2000. He could not break into the first team and was loaned out to Reggina. He could not settle and returned to Portugal to play for Benfica in the summer of 2001. He broke into the first team beginning at right-back but he was switched to play on the other side by the coach when Armando arrived at the club.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Reggina Serie A 16
6
1
2001-02 Benfica Portuguese First Division 13
3
1
2002-03 Bordeaux French Championnat 28
2
4
1
2002-03 Bordeaux UEFA Cup 6
2003-04 Bordeaux French Championnat 35
7
2003-04 Bordeaux UEFA Cup 9
1
2004-05 Valencia Primera Liga 20
2
1
6
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
01 Oct 2000 Reggina v Inter Milano W 2-1 Serie A 1
15 Oct 2000 Fiorentina v Reggina L 2-1 Serie A 2
22 Oct 2000 Reggina v Lecce L 0-1 Serie A 3
01 Nov 2000 Bologna v Reggina L 2-0 Serie A 4
05 Nov 2000 Reggina v Juventus L 0-2 Serie A 5
12 Nov 2000 AS Roma v Reggina L 2-1 Serie A 6
19 Nov 2000 Udinese v Reggina L 3-0 Serie A 7
26 Nov 2000 Reggina v Brescia L 0-3 Serie A 8
02 Dec 2000 Lazio v Reggina L 2-0 Serie A 9
23 Dec 2000 Reggina v Vicenza W 1-0 Serie A 12
04 Feb 2001 AC Milan v Reggina L 1-0 Serie A 17
10 Feb 2001 Inter Milano v Reggina D 1-1 Serie A 18
18 Feb 2001 Reggina v Fiorentina D 1-1 Serie A 19
25 Feb 2001 Lecce v Reggina L 2-1 Serie A 20
03 Mar 2001 Reggina v Bologna W 2-1 Serie A 21
11 Mar 2001 Juventus v Reggina L 1-0 Serie A 22
18 Mar 2001 Reggina v AS Roma D 0-0 Serie A 23
01 Apr 2001 Reggina v Udinese D 1-1 Serie A 24
08 Apr 2001 Brescia v Reggina L 4-0 Serie A 25
14 Apr 2001 Reggina v Lazio L 0-2 Serie A 26
28 Apr 2001 Reggina v Napoli D 0-0 Serie A 28
06 May 2001 Vicenza v Reggina D 0-0 Serie A 29


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
1
1996-97 Portugal UEFA Under-18 10
1
1997-98 Portugal UEFA Under-18 8
1
1998-99 Portugal UEFA Under-18 3
1998-99 Portugal World Youth Cup 3
1
1999-00 Portugal Toulon Under-21 2
2000-01 Portugal UEFA Under-21 5
1
2001-02 Portugal International Friendly 1
1
2001-02 Portugal UEFA Under-21 4
2003-04 Portugal International Friendly
2
2004-05 Portugal FIFA World Cup 2
1
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly 1
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup 2
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly 2
3
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly 2
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 1
2
2007-08 Portugal International Friendly 2
2007-08 Portugal UEFA European Championship 3
2


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
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
28 Sep 1996 Portugal v Belgium W 4-2 UEFA U18 Group 6
17 Oct 1996 Belgium v Portugal W 1-3 UEFA U18 Group 6
30 Oct 1996 Turkey v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 6
03 Nov 1996 Germany v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 6
20 Nov 1996 Portugal v Germany W 5-1 UEFA U18 Group 6
28 Nov 1996 Portugal v Turkey W 5-0 UEFA U18 Group 6
29 Apr 1997 England v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 3
13 May 1997 Portugal v England W 3-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 3
24 Jul 1997 Portugal v Hungary W 2-0 UEFA U18 Group A
26 Jul 1997 Iceland v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA U18 Final group A
28 Jul 1997 Spain v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U18 Final group A
31 Jul 1997 France v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA U18 Final
16 Oct 1997 Portugal v Slovenia W 3-1 UEFA U18 Group 1
18 Oct 1997 Portugal v Hungary W 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 1
20 Oct 1997 Bulgaria v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA U18 Group 1
18 Apr 1998 Portugal v Armenia W 2-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
16 May 1998 Armenia v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
21 Jul 1998 Portugal v Lithuania W 2-0 UEFA U18 Final group A
23 Jul 1998 Germany v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U18 Final group A
26 Jul 1998 Croatia v Portugal L 0-0 (4-5) UEFA U18 3rd place
05 Apr 1999 Portugal v Korea Republic W 3-1 World Youth Cup Finals Group D
11 Apr 1999 Uruguay v Portugal D 0-0 World Youth Cup Finals Group D
15 Apr 1999 Japan v Portugal L 1-1 (4-5) World Youth Cup 2nd round
29 May 2000 Portugal v Republic of Ireland W 3-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
03 Jun 2000 Colombia v Portugal L 1-1 (1-3) Toulon Under-21 Final
01 Sep 2000 Estonia v Portugal W 1-3 UEFA U21 Group 2
06 Oct 2000 Portugal v Republic of Ireland W 3-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
10 Oct 2000 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
27 Mar 2001 Portugal v Netherlands W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
01 Jun 2001 Republic of Ireland v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
04 Sep 2001 Cyprus v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
05 Oct 2001 Portugal v Estonia W 4-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
10 Nov 2001 Spain v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA U21 Play-off
13 Nov 2001 Portugal v Spain W 1-0 UEFA U21 Play-off
27 Mar 2002 Portugal v Finland L 1-4 International Friendly
25 May 2002 China PR v Portugal W 0-2 International Friendly
15 Nov 2003 Portugal v Greece D 1-1 International Friendly
19 Nov 2003 Portugal v Kuwait W 8-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2004 Latvia v Portugal W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
09 Feb 2005 Republic of Ireland v Portugal L 1-0 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
21 Jun 2006 Portugal v Mexico W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
01 Sep 2006 Denmark v Portugal L 4-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2006 Finland v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
07 Oct 2006 Portugal v Azerbaijan W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
06 Feb 2007 Portugal v Brazil W 2-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2007 Serbia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
08 Sep 2007 Portugal v Poland D 2-2 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


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