Petit

Date of birth25 September 1976
Place of birthPorto
NationalityPortuguese
Weight68 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder

Full name is: Armando Goncalves Teixeira.


A midfielder of great ability, he has played for several clubs before really establishing himself in first team football.

Petit began at Esposende in 1995 and took in spells at Gondomr, Uniao Lamas and Gil Vicente before settling at Boa Vista for whom he signed in 2000.

A key member of the championship winning team, he received his international call up in June 2001 against the Republic of Ireland.

Nicknamed the Pitbull, he is a solid performer on the left hand side of midfield or in the centre.

He is not only a defensive destroyer but can be a creative attacking force.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Boavista Portuguese First Division 24
2
3
8
2
2000-01 Boavista UEFA Cup 2
2001-02 Boavista Portuguese First Division 11
1
2
4
2001-02 Boavista UEFA Champions League 8
1
3
2005-06 Benfica UEFA Champions League 3
1
2006-07 Benfica UEFA Champions League 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
28 Aug 2000 Boavista v Uniao Leiria W 4-0 Portuguese First Division 2
28 Sep 2000 Boavista v Vorskla Poltava W 2-1
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 2000 Belenenses v Boavista D 2-2 Portuguese First Division 6
26 Oct 2000 Boavista v AS Roma L 0-1 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
30 Oct 2000 Boavista v Maritimo W 3-1 Portuguese First Division 9
04 Nov 2000 SC Farense v Boavista D 2-2 Portuguese First Division 10
14 Nov 2000 Boavista v Vitória Guimarães W 4-1 Portuguese First Division 11
03 Dec 2000 Boavista v Alverca W 5-1 Portuguese First Division 13
08 Dec 2000 Gil Vicente v Boavista W 0-2 Portuguese First Division 14
17 Dec 2000 Boavista v Salgueiros W 5-0 Portuguese First Division 15
07 Jan 2001 Clube Desportivo Das Aves v Boavista W 1-2 Portuguese First Division 16
13 Jan 2001 Boavista v FC Porto W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 17
20 Jan 2001 Boavista v Beira Mar W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 18
28 Jan 2001 Uniao Leiria v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 19
02 Feb 2001 Boavista v Estrela Amadora W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 20
17 Feb 2001 Sporting Braga v Boavista L 1-0 Portuguese First Division 21
25 Feb 2001 Benfica v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 22
02 Mar 2001 Boavista v Belenenses W 2-0 Portuguese First Division 23
09 Mar 2001 Pacos Ferreira v Boavista W 0-2 Portuguese First Division 24
16 Mar 2001 Boavista v Campomaiorense W 3-1 Portuguese First Division 25
31 Mar 2001 Maritimo v Boavista D 1-1 Portuguese First Division 26
16 Apr 2001 Vitória Guimarães v Boavista W 1-2 Portuguese First Division 28
21 Apr 2001 Boavista v Sporting Lisboa W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 29
28 Apr 2001 Alverca v Boavista W 1-2 Portuguese First Division 30
05 May 2001 Boavista v Gil Vicente W 2-0 Portuguese First Division 31
13 May 2001 Salgueiros v Boavista W 1-5 Portuguese First Division 32
18 May 2001 Boavista v Clube Desportivo Das Aves W 3-0 Portuguese First Division 33
27 May 2001 FC Porto v Boavista L 4-0 Portuguese First Division 34
10 Aug 2001 Boavista v Beira Mar D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 1
19 Aug 2001 FC Porto v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 2
26 Aug 2001 Boavista v Belenenses D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 3
11 Sep 2001 Liverpool v Boavista D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group B
15 Sep 2001 Boavista v Uniao Leiria D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 5
19 Sep 2001 Boavista v Dynamo Kiev D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
26 Sep 2001 Boavista v Borussia Dortmund D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
30 Sep 2001 Boavista v SC Farense D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 7
12 Oct 2001 Vitória Guimarães v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 8
16 Oct 2001 Borussia Dortmund v Boavista D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
20 Oct 2001 Boavista v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 9
24 Oct 2001 Boavista v Liverpool D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group B
30 Oct 2001 Dynamo Kiev v Boavista D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
06 Nov 2001 Boavista v Pacos Ferreira D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 11
01 Dec 2001 Salgueiros v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 13
05 Dec 2001 Manchester United v Boavista L 3-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A
15 Dec 2001 Varzim v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 15
23 Dec 2001 Boavista v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 16
07 Jan 2002 Vitória Setúbal v Boavista D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 17
13 Mar 2002 Nantes v Boavista D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A
19 Mar 2002 Boavista v Manchester United L 0-3 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A


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
2000-01 Portugal FIFA World Cup 2
2001-02 Portugal FIFA World Cup 6
1
2001-02 Portugal International Friendly 4
1
2002-03 Portugal International Friendly 3
2003-04 Portugal International Friendly 4
2003-04 Portugal UEFA European Championship
2
2004-05 Portugal FIFA World Cup 1
5
2
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly 1
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup 4
3
2
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly 4
2
2
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly 1
2
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 5
2
2007-08 Portugal International Friendly 2
2007-08 Portugal UEFA European Championship 5
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
02 Jun 2001 Republic of Ireland v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
06 Jun 2001 Portugal v Cyprus W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
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
06 Oct 2001 Portugal v Estonia W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
14 Nov 2001 Portugal v Angola W 5-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Portugal v Finland L 1-4 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Portugal v Brazil D 1-1 International Friendly
25 May 2002 China PR v Portugal W 0-2 International Friendly
05 Jun 2002 USA v Portugal L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
10 Jun 2002 Portugal v Poland W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
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
18 Feb 2004 Portugal v England D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Portugal v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
29 May 2004 Portugal v Luxembourg W 3-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Portugal v Lithuania W 4-1 International Friendly
20 Jun 2004 Portugal v Spain W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
30 Jun 2004 Portugal v Netherlands W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Semi-final
04 Sep 2004 Latvia v Portugal W 0-2 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
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
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
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
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
06 Sep 2006 Finland v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
11 Oct 2006 Poland v Portugal L 2-1 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
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
06 Feb 2008 Italy v Portugal L 3-1 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
19 Jun 2008 Germany v Portugal L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final


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