|Full name||Américo Ferreira Lopes|
|Date of birth||6 March 1933|
|Place of birth||Santa Maria de Lamas, Portugal|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|1954–1958||→ Boavista (loan)||0||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Santa Maria de Lamas, Aveiro District, Américo spent the vast majority of his professional career with F.C. Porto, competing in a total of 13 seasons in the Portuguese top division and appearing in 191 league games. With his only club he won the 1959 national championship, and the 1968 domestic cup.
Américo made his debut for the Portuguese national team on 29 April 1964, in a 3–2 friendly away win over Switzerland. He was selected by manager Otto Glória for his 1966 FIFA World Cup squad, but remained an unused bench player for the eventual third-placed side.