Luís Manuel Ferreira Delgado

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Delgado
Personal information
Full name Luís Manuel Ferreira Delgado
Date of birth (1979-11-01) November 1, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Luanda, Angola
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Petro Atletico
2003–2005 Primeiro Agosto
2005–2006 Petro Atletico
2006–2009 FC Metz 35 (0)
2009–2010 Guingamp 7 (0)
National team
1998–2008 Angola 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 April 2009.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 June 2006
For other people named Luis Delgado, see Luis Delgado (disambiguation).

Luís Manuel Ferreira Delgado (born 1 November 1979 in Luanda), is a retired Angolan professional footballer who played mainly as a left defender.

Club career[edit]

Delgado began his career with Petro Atletico and joined later to rivals Primeiro de Agosto the best two major football teams in Angolan Championship Girabola. After good performances in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Delgado transferred to French club FC Metz. As result of the promotion of FC Metz to the French Ligue 1, Delgado became the first Angolan football player to play for a team in the top tier of the French football.[1]

On June 5, 2009, the Angola international left-back signed a two-year contract with En Avant de Guingamp on a free transfer.[2]

International career[edit]

Delgado has represented Angola in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and was called up to the 2006 World Cup.[3]

National team statistics[edit]

Angola national team
Year Apps Goals
1998
1999 3 0
2000 0 0
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 1 0
2004 0 0
2005 1 0
2006 11 0
2007 1 0
2008 1 0
Total

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