|Full name||Paulo Manuel Banha Torres|
|Date of birth||25 November 1971|
|Place of birth||Évora, Portugal|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|1991||→ Atlético (loan)||1||(1)|
|2013||Sporting de Bissau|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
During his career, which was spent entirely in his country and Spain, Torres, a free kick specialist, played for Sporting Clube de Portugal (this included a very brief loan at Lisbon neighbours Atlético Clube de Portugal), S.C. Campomaiorense, UD Salamanca – playing one season each in the country's two major divisions – Rayo Vallecano, G.D. Chaves, CD Leganés, S.C.U. Torreense, F.C. Penafiel and Imortal DC, retiring at 31.
Immediately after retiring as a player Torres took up coaching, managing exclusively in the lower leagues in Portugal.
Torres was part of the Portuguese national team, dubbed The Golden Generation, that won the 1991 FIFA World Youth Championship on home soil, scoring two goals through long-distance free kicks and three in total during the tournament. He also won two full caps, both in the following year.
- Portuguese Cup: 1994–95
- FIFA U-20 World Cup: 1991
- Profile at Zerozero
- Stats at ForaDeJogo
- BDFutbol profile
- Paulo Torres at National-Football-Teams.com