Ricardo Costa

Date of birth16 May 1981
Place of birthVila Nova de Gaia
NationalityPortuguese
Weight80 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Full name is: Ricardo Miguel Moreira da Costa.


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

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 FC Porto UEFA Cup 1
2003-04 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 1
1
2003-04 FC Porto UEFA Super Cup 1
2004-05 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 1
2006-07 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 2
1
2007-08 VfL Wolfsburg Bundesliga 13
1
1
6
2008-09 VfL Wolfsburg UEFA Cup 1
2009-10 VfL Wolfsburg UEFA Champions League 2
1
2010-11 Valencia UEFA Champions League 1
2011-12 Valencia UEFA Europa League 5
1
2012-13 Valencia UEFA Champions League 6
1
2013-14 Valencia UEFA Europa League 7
2
1
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
24 Apr 2003 Lazio v FC Porto D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
29 Aug 2003 AC Milan v FC Porto L 1-0 UEFA Super Cup Final
04 Nov 2003 FC Porto v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group F
09 Dec 2003 Real Madrid v FC Porto D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group F
29 Sep 2004 Chelsea v FC Porto L 3-1 UEFA Champions League Group H
26 Sep 2006 Arsenal v FC Porto L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
06 Mar 2007 Chelsea v FC Porto L 2-1
Agg: 3-2
UEFA Champions League 1st knockout round 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
1999-00 Portugal UEFA Under-18 4
1
2
2000-01 Portugal Toulon Under-21 1
2001-02 Portugal FIFA World Cup 1
2001-02 Portugal International Friendly 1
2001-02 Portugal Under-21
2
2002-03 Portugal UEFA Under-21 5
1
2003-04 Portugal UEFA Under-21 9
1
2003-04 Portugal Under-19 1
1
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly
2
2004-05 Portugal Olympics 3
1
1
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup 1
1
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly
1
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly 1
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 1
2009-10 Portugal FIFA World Cup 2
1
2009-10 Portugal International Friendly
2
2011-12 Portugal International Friendly
1
2012-13 Portugal International Friendly 3
2013-14 Portugal FIFA World Cup 4
1
1
2013-14 Portugal International Friendly 2
2014-15 Portugal UEFA European Championship 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
20 Jul 1999 Sweden v Portugal W 1-3 UEFA U18 Final group A
22 Jul 1999 France v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA U18 Final group A
26 Jul 1999 Portugal v Italy W 1-0 UEFA U18 Final
22 Oct 1999 Portugal v Slovenia W 1-0 UEFA Under-18 Group 5
26 Oct 1999 Slovakia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA Under-18 Group 5
25 May 2001 France v Portugal W 2-3 Toulon Under-21 Group B
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
26 Mar 2002 Portugal v France L 0-1 U21
16 Apr 2002 England v Portugal W 0-1 Under-21
06 Sep 2002 Portugal v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
15 Oct 2002 Turkey v Portugal L 4-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
28 Mar 2003 Portugal v England W 4-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
01 Apr 2003 Slovakia v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
06 Jun 2003 FYR Macedonia v Portugal W 1-4 UEFA U21 Group 7
23 Aug 2003 Portugal v Scotland W 3-0 U19
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
15 Nov 2003 Portugal v France L 1-2 UEFA U21 Play-off 1st leg
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
05 Jun 2004 Italy v Portugal L 3-1 UEFA U21 Semi-final
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
10 Feb 2005 Republic of Ireland v Portugal L 1-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Portugal v Canada W 4-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2006 Luxembourg v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
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
24 May 2010 Portugal v Cape Verde Islands D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Portugal v Cameroon W 3-1 International Friendly
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
02 Jun 2012 Portugal v Turkey L 1-3 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Portugal v Panama W 2-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2012 Gabon v Portugal D 2-2 International Friendly
10 Jun 2013 Croatia v Portugal W 0-1 International Friendly
11 Oct 2013 Portugal v Israel D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
15 Oct 2013 Portugal v Luxembourg W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
19 Nov 2013 Sweden v Portugal W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
31 May 2014 Portugal v Greece D 0-0 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
07 Sep 2014 Portugal v Albania L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group I


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