João Uva

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João Uva
Date of birth (1980-05-19) May 19, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Lisbon
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb; 14 st)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2000-2009  Portugal 42 (15)

João Pedro Azevedo de Sousa Uva (born 19 May 1980 in Lisbon)[1] is a Portuguese rugby union footballer.

He plays as a flanker for Bandeirantes Rugby Clube - São Paulo - Brasil since February 2011.

He played as a flanker for Belenenses. In his time at Belenenses, he has won the Portuguese Cup in 2000-01, the Portuguese SuperCup in 2001-02, and the National Championship title in 2002-03 and 2007/08.

Since his debut against Russia in 2004, he has won 42 caps and scored 3 tries, 15 points in aggregate.

He was one of five Belenenses players in the Portugal squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup finals, and he played in all four games.

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