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|Full name||Diamantino Manuel Fernandes Miranda|
|Date of birth||3 August 1959|
|Place of birth||Moita, Portugal|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|1980–1981||→ Amora (loan)||29||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Diamantino Manuel Fernandes Miranda (born 3 August 1959), known simply as Diamantino in his playing days, is a former Portuguese professional footballer who played as a midfielder, and a current coach.
Diamantino most notably played for Benfica (11 seasons in two separate spells), appearing in more than 300 official games and winning 11 major titles. After retiring, he embarked in a lengthy managerial career.
Born in Moita, Setúbal District, Diamantino was one of Sport Lisboa e Benfica's key players during the 1980s, winning several national champion and domestic cup titles. He also played in the UEFA Cup final in 1983, lost to R.S.C. Anderlecht (0–1 and 1–1), missing the European Cup final in 1988 due to an injury, in another defeat, this time to PSV Eindhoven on penalties.
Diamantino left Benfica at the end of the 1989–90 season, after appearing in just 15 league matches as the Eagles won the Portuguese Supercup. He was also an unused substitute in the club's second European Cup loss in three years, against A.C. Milan, moving in the subsequent offseason to first professional club Vitória de Setúbal where he played three more years, retiring at almost 34.
A manager since 1994 – starting at Setubal – Diamantino was appointed second division S.C. Olhanense's manager midway through the 2007–08 campaign, after having started the season at fellow league team Varzim SC. In May 2008 he was appointed assistant manager at Benfica, under new boss Quique Flores; both left the post at the end of the season, after which he moved to Benfica's youth sides.
In the 2010 summer Diamantino signed for C.D. Fátima in the second level, being fired in late November.
- Primeira Divisão (4): 1982–83, 1983–84, 1986–87, 1988–89
- Taça de Portugal (5): 1979–80,1982–83, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87
- Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira (2): 1985, 1989
- European Cup: Runner-up 1987–88, 1989–90
- UEFA Cup: Runner-up 1982–83
- Diamantino Miranda at footballzz.co.uk
- Diamantino Miranda profile at ForaDeJogo
- Diamantino Miranda manager stats at ForaDeJogo
- Diamantino Miranda at National-Football-Teams.com
- Diamantino Miranda – FIFA competition record
- Portugal stats at Eu-Football