Rui Paulo Silva Júnior

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Personal information
Full name Rui Paulo Silva Júnior
Date of birth (1975-06-16) June 16, 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Angola
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995-1996 GDR Fontainhas Cascais
1996-1997 S.C. Praiense
1997-1998 Atlético Clube de Portugal
1998-1998 Clube Operário Desportivo
1999-2002 GD Estoril-Praia
2002-2005 F.C. Alverca
2005-2007 Atlético Clube de Portugal
2007-2008 Doxa Katokopias
2008-2010 AEL FC
2010-2011 Olympiakos Nicosia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rui Paulo Silva Júnior is a retired footballer last playing for Cyprus first division club Olympiakos Nicosia, at left-back or left wing-back position. A fast player with accurate crosses and good stamina.

He now is Director of football at AEL Limassol with Pambos Christodoulou as manager where they are trying to strengthen AEL with players from Portugal and its former colonies.

At AEL Limassol he was considered one of the most consistent players and missed only 2 matches in 2 seasons.

He played in Doxa Katokopia in the season 2007/2008, helping it remain in the first division.

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