Raul Meireles

Date of birth17 March 1983
Place of birthPorto
NationalityPortuguese
Weight65 kg
Height1.79 m
PositionMidfielder

Full name is: Raul Jose Trindade Meireles.


Raul Meireles joined Liverpool in August 2010 with a four-year contract.

He joined Chelsea in August 2011 with a four-year contract.

He was included in Paulo Bento's squad for the 2014 World Cup.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Clube Desportivo Das Aves 01 Jul 2001 01 Jul 2003
Boavista 01 Jul 2003 01 Jul 2004
FC Porto 01 Jul 2004 28 Aug 2010
Liverpool 28 Aug 2010 31 Aug 2011
Chelsea 31 Aug 2011 03 Sep 2012
Fenerbahçe 03 Sep 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 3
1
1
2007-08 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 1
1
2008-09 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 4
2009-10 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 4
1
2010-11 Liverpool FA Cup 1
2010-11 Liverpool Premier League 32
1
5
5
2010-11 Liverpool UEFA Europa League 7
2
2011-12 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1
2
1
2011-12 Chelsea Premier League 23
5
2
8
2011-12 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 9
2
2
5
2011-12 Liverpool League Cup 1
2011-12 Liverpool Premier League
2
2012-13 Chelsea Premier League 1
2
2012-13 Fenerbahçe UEFA Europa League 8
2
1
2013-14 Fenerbahçe UEFA Champions League 4
1
1
2015-16 Fenerbahçe UEFA Champions League 1
1
2015-16 Fenerbahçe UEFA Europa League 3
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
26 Sep 2006 Arsenal v FC Porto L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
06 Dec 2006 FC Porto v Arsenal D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
21 Feb 2007 FC Porto v Chelsea D 1-1 UEFA Champions League 1st knockout round 1st leg
06 Mar 2007 Chelsea v FC Porto L 2-1
Agg: 3-2
UEFA Champions League 1st knockout round 2nd leg
18 Sep 2007 FC Porto v Liverpool D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group A
28 Nov 2007 Liverpool v FC Porto L 4-1 UEFA Champions League Group A
30 Sep 2008 Arsenal v FC Porto L 4-0 UEFA Champions League Group F
10 Dec 2008 FC Porto v Arsenal W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
07 Apr 2009 Manchester United v FC Porto D 2-2 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
15 Apr 2009 FC Porto v Manchester United L 0-1
Agg: 2-3
UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
15 Sep 2009 Chelsea v FC Porto L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
25 Nov 2009 FC Porto v Chelsea L 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group D
17 Feb 2010 FC Porto v Arsenal W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
09 Mar 2010 Arsenal v FC Porto L 5-0
Agg: 6-2
UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg


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
2001-02 Portugal UEFA Under-19 2
1
1
2001-02 Portugal Under-19 Cup of Portugal 1
2003-04 Portugal UEFA Under-21 5
3
1
2004-05 Portugal Olympics 2
1
2
2004-05 Portugal UEFA Under-21 5
1
2
2005-06 Portugal UEFA Under-21 1
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly 1
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 1
1
2007-08 Portugal International Friendly
3
2007-08 Portugal UEFA European Championship 2
4
1
2008-09 Portugal FIFA World Cup 6
1
2008-09 Portugal International Friendly 2
4
1
2009-10 Portugal FIFA World Cup 10
2
2009-10 Portugal International Friendly 3
1
2
2010-11 Portugal International Friendly 4
2010-11 Portugal UEFA European Championship 5
2
1
2011-12 Portugal International Friendly 2
2
2011-12 Portugal UEFA European Championship 10
1
2012-13 Portugal FIFA World Cup 5
2012-13 Portugal International Friendly 2
2013-14 Portugal FIFA World Cup 5
2013-14 Portugal International Friendly 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
20 Nov 2001 Moldova v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U19 Group 10
22 Nov 2001 Portugal v Italy W 2-0 UEFA U19 Group 10
24 Nov 2001 Portugal v Belarus L 1-2 UEFA U19 Group 10
28 Mar 2002 Portugal v Czech Republic D 1-1 U19 CUP OF PORTUGAL
05 Sep 2003 Portugal v Turkey L 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
09 Sep 2003 England v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
10 Oct 2003 Portugal v Slovakia W 4-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
18 Nov 2003 France v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA U21 Play-off 2nd leg
28 May 2004 Sweden v Portugal L 3-1 UEFA U21 Finals Group B
30 May 2004 Switzerland v Portugal D 2-2 UEFA U21 Finals Group B
02 Jun 2004 Germany v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA U21 Finals Group B
08 Jun 2004 Sweden v Portugal W 2-3 UEFA U21 Finals 3rd place
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
03 Sep 2004 Latvia v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 3
07 Sep 2004 Portugal v Estonia W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
12 Oct 2004 Portugal v Russia W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
29 Mar 2005 Slovakia v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group
03 Jun 2005 Portugal v Slovakia W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 3
11 Oct 2005 Portugal v Latvia W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 3
15 Nov 2006 Portugal v Kazakhstan W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
28 Mar 2007 Serbia v Portugal D 1-1 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
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
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
20 Aug 2008 Portugal v Faroe Islands W 5-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Malta v Portugal W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
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
28 Mar 2009 Portugal v Sweden D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
31 Mar 2009 Portugal v South Africa W 2-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2009 Albania v Portugal W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
10 Jun 2009 Estonia v Portugal D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Aug 2009 Liechtenstein v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Denmark v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
09 Sep 2009 Hungary v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
10 Oct 2009 Portugal v Hungary W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
14 Oct 2009 Portugal v Malta W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
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
08 Jun 2010 Portugal v Mozambique W 3-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 2010 Ivory Coast v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
21 Jun 2010 Portugal v Korea DPR W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
25 Jun 2010 Portugal v Brazil D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
29 Jun 2010 Spain v Portugal L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
03 Sep 2010 Portugal v Cyprus D 4-4 UEFA European Championship Group H
07 Sep 2010 Norway v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group H
08 Oct 2010 Portugal v Denmark W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group H
12 Oct 2010 Iceland v Portugal W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group H
17 Nov 2010 Portugal v Spain W 4-0 International Friendly
09 Feb 2011 Argentina v Portugal L 2-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Portugal v Chile D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2011 Portugal v Finland W 2-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2011 Portugal v Norway W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group H
10 Aug 2011 Portugal v Luxembourg W 5-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Cyprus v Portugal W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group H
07 Oct 2011 Portugal v Iceland W 5-3 UEFA European Championship Group H
11 Oct 2011 Denmark v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group H
11 Nov 2011 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Portugal D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
15 Nov 2011 Portugal v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 6-2 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd leg
29 Feb 2012 Poland v Portugal D 0-0 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Portugal v FYR Macedonia D 0-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 2012 Portugal v Turkey L 1-3 International Friendly
09 Jun 2012 Germany v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
13 Jun 2012 Denmark v Portugal W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
17 Jun 2012 Portugal v Netherlands W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
21 Jun 2012 Czech Republic v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
27 Jun 2012 Portugal v Spain L 0-0 (2-4) UEFA European Championship Semi-final
15 Aug 2012 Portugal v Panama W 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Luxembourg v Portugal W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
11 Sep 2012 Portugal v Azerbaijan W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
06 Feb 2013 Portugal v Ecuador L 2-3 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Israel v Portugal D 3-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
26 Mar 2013 Azerbaijan v Portugal W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
07 Jun 2013 Portugal v Russia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
06 Sep 2013 Northern Ireland v Portugal W 2-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
10 Sep 2013 Brazil v Portugal L 3-1 International Friendly
15 Nov 2013 Portugal v Sweden W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
19 Nov 2013 Sweden v Portugal W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
05 Mar 2014 Portugal v Cameroon W 5-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2014 Republic of Ireland v Portugal W 1-5 International Friendly
16 Jun 2014 Germany v Portugal L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
22 Jun 2014 USA v Portugal D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G


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