José Carlos Gonçalves Rodrigues
Zeca in action with Panathinaikos
|Full name||José Carlos Gonçalves Rodrigues|
|Date of birth||31 August 1988|
|Place of birth||Lisbon, Portugal|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 December 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Lisbon, Zeca started his career with local Casa Pia AC, joining joined the club's youth system at the age of 10 and promoting to the fourth division in his first season as a senior. In the 2010 summer he moved straight into the top level, signing with Vitória de Setúbal.
Zeca played all 30 league games in 2012–13, but Pana could only finish in sixth place. After a massive rebuilding for the following campaign, he was one of the few survivors. On 26 April 2014, after more than 100 appearances with the club, he lifted the Greek Cup as team captain, in a final against PAOK FC at the Olympic stadium in Athens; on 21 June, he signed a three-year contract extension.
- As of 22 December 2014
- Η αναζήτηση για τον αντί-Λάζαρο [The seek for anti-Lazaros] (in Greek). Kitzbühel: In.gr. 17 July 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
- "Επίσημη πρόταση ΠΑΟ για Ζεκά", γράφουν οι Πορτογάλοι ["Official offer of PAO for Zeca", the Portuguese say] (in Greek). Athens: In.gr. 22 July 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
- Ο Ζεκά υπέγραψε για 4 χρόνια [Zeca signed for 4 years] (in Greek). Athens: In.gr. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
- Με συγκρατημένη αισιοδοξία ο Παναθηναϊκός "πάτησε" Δανία [Optimistic Panathinaikos "stepped" on Denmark] (in Greek). Athens: In.gr. 26 July 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
- "Panathinaikos sign Zeca, Jesualdo Ferreira swoops for Vitoria de Setubal midfielder". PortuGOAL. 26 July 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
- Παναθηναϊκός: Η 100άρα του Ζέκα (in Greek). Onsports. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
- "Berg treble helps Panathinaikos win Greek Cup". Reuters. 26 April 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
- Ανανέωσε ο Ζέκα (in Greek). Contra. 21 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
- Παναθηναϊκός: Ανανέωσε ο Ζέκα! (in Greek). Onsports. 21 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
- "Zeca". Soccerway. Retrieved 25 April 2014.