Paulo Ferreira

Date of birth18 January 1979
Place of birthLisbon
NationalityPortuguese
Weight76 kg
Height1.82 m
PositionDefender

Ferreira joined Chelsea for £13million in June 2004 on a four-year contract that was extended to June 2013 in February 2008.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Estoril Praia 01 Jul 1997 01 Jul 2000
Vitória Setúbal 01 Jul 2000 01 Jul 2002
FC Porto 01 Jul 2002 05 Jun 2004
Chelsea 05 Jun 2004 30 Jun 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Vitória Setúbal Portuguese First Division 18
3
2002-03 FC Porto UEFA Cup 4
1
2003-04 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 10
2003-04 FC Porto UEFA Super Cup 1
2004-05 Chelsea FA Cup
1
2004-05 Chelsea League Cup 5
2004-05 Chelsea Premier League 29
2
2004-05 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 6
1
1
2005-06 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
2005-06 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1
1
1
2005-06 Chelsea League Cup 1
2005-06 Chelsea Premier League 18
3
1
2005-06 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 6
2006-07 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
2006-07 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1
1
2006-07 Chelsea League Cup 2
1
2006-07 Chelsea Premier League 18
6
5
2006-07 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 4
2
2007-08 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1
2007-08 Chelsea League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Chelsea Premier League 15
3
1
2007-08 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5
1
2008-09 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1
2008-09 Chelsea League Cup 1
1
2008-09 Chelsea Premier League 1
6
2008-09 Chelsea UEFA Champions League
2
2009-10 Chelsea FA Cup 4
2009-10 Chelsea League Cup 3
1
2009-10 Chelsea Premier League 11
2
2
2010-11 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
2010-11 Chelsea FA Cup 1
2010-11 Chelsea League Cup 1
2010-11 Chelsea Premier League 12
9
2
2010-11 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 4
1
2011-12 Chelsea League Cup 1
2011-12 Chelsea Premier League 3
3
1
2011-12 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 1
1
2012-13 Chelsea FA Cup 1
2012-13 Chelsea FIFA Club World Cup
1
2012-13 Chelsea League Cup
1
2012-13 Chelsea Premier League
2
2012-13 Chelsea UEFA Champions League
1
2012-13 Chelsea UEFA Europa League 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
13 Aug 2001 Maritimo v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 1
19 Aug 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Varzim D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 2
25 Aug 2001 Benfica v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 3
09 Sep 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Salgueiros D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 4
16 Sep 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Beira Mar D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 5
22 Sep 2001 FC Porto v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 6
28 Sep 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Belenenses D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 7
14 Oct 2001 Alverca v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 8
21 Oct 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Uniao Leiria D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 9
28 Oct 2001 Gil Vicente v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division
03 Nov 2001 Vitória Setúbal v SC Farense D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 11
23 Nov 2001 Vitória Guimarães v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 12
03 Dec 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 13
09 Dec 2001 Santa Clara v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 14
15 Dec 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Pacos Ferreira D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 15
22 Dec 2001 Sporting Lisboa v Vitória Setúbal D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 16
07 Jan 2002 Vitória Setúbal v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 17
13 Jan 2002 Vitória Setúbal v Maritimo D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 18


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
1999-00 Portugal Toulon Under-21 1
1
2000-01 Portugal UEFA Under-21 4
2
1
2001-02 Portugal Four Nations B Tournament
1
2001-02 Portugal UEFA Under-21 5
2001-02 Portugal Under-21 2
2002-03 Portugal International Friendly 6
1
2003-04 Portugal International Friendly 4
1
2003-04 Portugal UEFA European Championship 1
1
2004-05 Portugal FIFA World Cup 6
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly 2
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup 4
2
1
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly 2
3
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly 2
1
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 4
1
2007-08 Portugal International Friendly 2
1
2007-08 Portugal UEFA European Championship 8
1
2008-09 Portugal FIFA World Cup 3
2008-09 Portugal International Friendly 1
1
2009-10 Portugal FIFA World Cup 3
2009-10 Portugal International Friendly 3


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
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
05 Jun 2001 Portugal v Cyprus W 7-0 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
22 Jan 2002 Portugal v Norway W 1-1 (5-4) FOUR NATIONS B TOURNAMENT
26 Mar 2002 Portugal v France L 0-1 U21
16 Apr 2002 England v Portugal W 0-1 Under-21
17 May 2002 Italy v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
20 May 2002 Switzerland v Portugal L 2-0 UEFA Under-21 Finals Group A
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
29 Mar 2003 Portugal v Brazil W 2-1 International Friendly
02 Apr 2003 FYR Macedonia v Portugal W 0-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2003 Portugal v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2003 Portugal v Bolivia W 4-0 International Friendly
11 Oct 2003 Portugal v Albania W 5-3 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Portugal v England D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Portugal v Italy L 1-2 International Friendly
29 May 2004 Portugal v Luxembourg W 3-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Portugal v Lithuania W 4-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 2004 Portugal v Greece L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
04 Jul 2004 Portugal v Greece L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Final
04 Sep 2004 Latvia v Portugal W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Sep 2004 Portugal v Estonia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
09 Oct 2004 Liechtenstein v Portugal D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
13 Oct 2004 Portugal v Russia W 7-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
17 Nov 2004 Luxembourg v Portugal W 0-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
10 Feb 2005 Republic of Ireland v Portugal L 1-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Portugal v Canada W 4-1 International Friendly
30 Mar 2005 Slovakia v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
17 Aug 2005 Portugal v Egypt W 2-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Portugal v Luxembourg W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
07 Sep 2005 Russia v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Oct 2005 Portugal v Liechtenstein W 2-1 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
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
01 Sep 2006 Denmark v Portugal L 4-2 International Friendly
15 Nov 2006 Portugal v Kazakhstan W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
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
28 Mar 2007 Serbia v Portugal D 1-1 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
12 Sep 2007 Portugal v Serbia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
13 Oct 2007 Azerbaijan v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
17 Oct 2007 Kazakhstan v Portugal W 1-2 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
19 Jun 2008 Germany v Portugal L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
10 Sep 2008 Portugal v Denmark L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
11 Oct 2008 Sweden v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
15 Oct 2008 Portugal v Albania D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
19 Nov 2008 Brazil v Portugal L 6-2 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Portugal v Finland W 1-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2009 Portugal v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
18 Nov 2009 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
03 Mar 2010 Portugal v China PR W 2-0 International Friendly
24 May 2010 Portugal v Cape Verde Islands D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Portugal v Cameroon W 3-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 2010 Ivory Coast v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G


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