Miguel Portela

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Miguel Portela
Date of birth (1974-03-04) March 4, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth Lisbon
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb; 13.4 st)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1996-2010  Portugal 59 (28)

Miguel Portela de Rodriguez (born 4 March 1974 in Lisbon) is a Portuguese rugby union player. He plays as a center, although he is capable of nearly all positions, except prop and hooker. He has been a leading member of the Grupo Desportivo Direito team. Professionally, he is a lawyer.

He was a member of the Portuguese squad present at the 2007 Rugby World Cup finals. He played in all four matches.

Miguel Portela had 56 caps, with 5 tries and a drop goal scored, in am aggregate of 28 points, by the end of the competition.

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