António Lima Pereira
|Full name||António José Lima Pereira|
|Date of birth||1 February 1952|
|Place of birth||Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Póvoa de Varzim, Lima Pereira started playing professionally for hometown club Varzim Sport Clube, making his first division debuts in the 1976–77 season, aged 24. Two years later he signed with national powerhouse F.C. Porto, where he would remain the following 11 seasons.
In the league alone, Pereira amassed totals of 189 games and eight goals, winning four national championships, two domestic cups and four Supercups. He also reached the final of the 1983–84 European Cup Winners' Cup as Porto lost to Juventus 1–2. Aged already 34/35, he also appeared in the team's victorious campaign in the European Cup in 1986–87, although he did not play in the final against FC Bayern Munich.
- European Cup: 1986–87
- UEFA Super Cup: 1987
- Intercontinental Cup: 1987
- Portuguese League: 1978–79, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1987–88
- Portuguese Cup: 1983–84, 1987–88; Runner-up 1979–80, 1980–81, 1982–83, 1984–85
- Portuguese Supercup: 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986; Runner-up 1979, 1980, 1985, 1988
- Second Division: 1975–76
- UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: Runner-up 1983–84
Pereira's younger brothers, António (born 1966) and Paulo (1967), were also professional footballers and defenders. Both started their careers at Varzim, and their second main clubs were F.C. Felgueiras and Rio Ave FC, amassing first division totals of 33 and 113 games respectively.