Simao

Date of birth31 October 1979
Place of birthConstantim
NationalityPortuguese
Weight64 kg
Height1.70 m
PositionMidfielder

Full name is: Simao Pedro Fonseca Sabrosa.

Simao scored Portugal's winning goal with a penalty in their final group game at the 2006 World Cup finals. They beat Mexico 2-1.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Sporting Clube Portugal 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 1999
Barcelona 01 Jul 1999 01 Jul 2001
Benfica 01 Jul 2001 01 Jul 2007
Atlético Madrid 01 Jul 2007

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Barcelona Primera Liga 20
5
2
2
1
2000-01 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 6
2000-01 Barcelona UEFA Cup 1
2
1
2001-02 Benfica Portuguese First Division 17
4
4
2003-04 Benfica UEFA Champions League 2
1
2003-04 Benfica UEFA Cup 2
2005-06 Benfica UEFA Champions League 3
2
2006-07 Benfica UEFA Champions League 2
2007-08 Atlético Madrid UEFA Cup 1
2008-09 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 2
1
2009-10 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 2
2009-10 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 3
2010-11 Atlético Madrid UEFA Super Cup 1
1
2011-12 Beşiktaş UEFA Europa League 9
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
09 Sep 2000 Barcelona v Malaga W 2-1 Primera Liga 1
13 Sep 2000 Barcelona v Leeds United W 4-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
16 Sep 2000 Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona L 3-1 Primera Liga 2
19 Sep 2000 Besiktas v Barcelona L 3-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
23 Sep 2000 Barcelona v Racing Santander W 3-1 Primera Liga 3
26 Sep 2000 Barcelona v AC Milan L 0-2 UEFA Champions League Group H
01 Oct 2000 Deportivo La Coruña v Barcelona L 2-0 Primera Liga 4
14 Oct 2000 Real Sociedad v Barcelona W 0-6 Primera Liga 5
18 Oct 2000 AC Milan v Barcelona D 3-3 UEFA Champions League Group H
21 Oct 2000 Barcelona v Real Madrid W 2-0 Primera Liga 6
24 Oct 2000 Leeds United v Barcelona D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group H
28 Oct 2000 Real Mallorca v Barcelona L 2-0 Primera Liga 7
01 Nov 2000 Barcelona v Numancia D 1-1 Primera Liga 8
04 Nov 2000 Las Palmas v Barcelona W 0-1 Primera Liga 9
08 Nov 2000 Barcelona v Besiktas W 5-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
12 Nov 2000 Barcelona v Villarreal L 1-2 Primera Liga 10
19 Nov 2000 Real Zaragoza v Barcelona L 3-1 Primera Liga 11
23 Nov 2000 Club Brugge v Barcelona W 0-2 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
26 Nov 2000 Barcelona v Osasuna W 2-0 Primera Liga 12
02 Dec 2000 Celta Vigo v Barcelona D 3-3 Primera Liga 13
07 Dec 2000 Barcelona v Club Brugge D 1-1
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
10 Dec 2000 Barcelona v Español W 4-2 Primera Liga 14
16 Dec 2000 Rayo Vallecano v Barcelona D 2-2 Primera Liga 15
20 Dec 2000 Barcelona v Alavés W 3-2 Primera Liga 16
07 Jan 2001 Oviedo v Barcelona W 2-3 Primera Liga 17
13 Jan 2001 Barcelona v Valladolid W 3-1 Primera Liga 18
20 Jan 2001 Valencia v Barcelona W 0-1 Primera Liga 19
27 Jan 2001 Malaga v Barcelona D 0-0 Primera Liga 20
22 Feb 2001 Osasuna v Barcelona L 3-1 Primera Liga 31
08 Apr 2001 Villarreal v Barcelona D 4-4 Primera Liga 29
14 Apr 2001 Barcelona v Real Zaragoza D 4-4 Primera Liga 30
19 Apr 2001 Liverpool v Barcelona L 1-0
Agg: 1-0
UEFA Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
05 May 2001 Español v Barcelona D 0-0 Primera Liga 33
17 Jun 2001 Barcelona v Valencia W 3-2 Primera Liga 38


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
1996-97 Portugal UEFA Under-18 9
2
8
1
1997-98 Portugal UEFA Under-18 7
3
3
1998-99 Portugal International Friendly
1
1
1998-99 Portugal UEFA Under-18 4
1
2
1998-99 Portugal UEFA Under-21 4
1
1998-99 Portugal World Youth Cup 4
2
1999-00 Portugal UEFA Under-21 4
1
2000-01 Portugal FIFA World Cup 1
2
2000-01 Portugal International Friendly
3
1
2000-01 Portugal UEFA Under-21 2
3
1
2001-02 Portugal FIFA World Cup
3
2001-02 Portugal International Friendly 1
2
2001-02 Portugal UEFA Under-21 2
1
2002-03 Portugal International Friendly 5
1
1
2003-04 Portugal International Friendly 8
1
2
2003-04 Portugal UEFA European Championship 2
1
2004-05 Portugal FIFA World Cup 5
1
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly 2
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup 4
6
3
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly
2
2
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly
1
1
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 4
2
2
2007-08 Portugal International Friendly 2
1
2007-08 Portugal UEFA European Championship 7
1
2008-09 Portugal FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
2008-09 Portugal International Friendly 3
1
2
2009-10 Portugal FIFA World Cup 7
3
4
1
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
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
18 Apr 1998 Portugal v Armenia W 2-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
19 Jul 1998 Portugal v Spain L 1-2 UEFA U18 Final group A
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 Sep 1998 Hungary v Portugal W 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 7
09 Oct 1998 Portugal v Romania D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 7
13 Oct 1998 Slovakia v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
18 Nov 1998 Portugal v Israel W 2-0 International Friendly
05 Apr 1999 Portugal v Korea Republic W 3-1 World Youth Cup Finals Group D
08 Apr 1999 Mali v Portugal L 2-1 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
04 Jun 1999 Portugal v Slovakia D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
02 Sep 1999 Azerbaijan v Portugal D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
07 Sep 1999 Romania v Portugal W 2-3 UEFA U21 Group 7
13 Nov 1999 Portugal v Croatia W 2-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
17 Nov 1999 Croatia v Portugal L 3-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
16 Aug 2000 Portugal v Lithuania W 5-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2000 Estonia v Portugal W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
07 Oct 2000 Portugal v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
11 Oct 2000 Netherlands v Portugal W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
15 Nov 2000 Portugal v Israel W 2-1 International Friendly
25 Apr 2001 France v Portugal L 4-0 International Friendly
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
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
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
13 Feb 2002 Spain v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Portugal v Finland L 1-4 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 England v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2002 Portugal v Scotland W 2-0 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Italy v Portugal L 1-0 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
30 Apr 2003 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Aug 2003 Portugal v Kazakhstan W 1-0 International Friendly
11 Oct 2003 Portugal v Albania W 5-3 International Friendly
15 Nov 2003 Portugal v Greece D 1-1 International Friendly
19 Nov 2003 Portugal v Kuwait W 8-0 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Portugal v England D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Portugal v Italy L 1-2 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
12 Jun 2004 Portugal v Greece L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
16 Jun 2004 Portugal v Russia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group A
24 Jun 2004 Portugal v England W 2-2 (6-5) UEFA European Championship Quarter-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
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
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
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
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
07 Oct 2006 Portugal v Azerbaijan W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
11 Oct 2006 Poland v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
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
28 Mar 2007 Serbia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
22 Aug 2007 Armenia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
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
17 Nov 2007 Portugal v Armenia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
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
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
19 Nov 2008 Brazil v Portugal L 6-2 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
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
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


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