Hilário da Conceição
|Full name||Hilário Rosário da Conceição|
|Date of birth||19 March 1939|
|Place of birth||Lourenço Marques, Mozambique|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|Atlético Lourenço Marques|
|1956–1957||Sporting Lourenço Marques|
|1958||Sporting Lourenço Marques|
|1973–1974||Sporting CP (assistant)|
|1994–1997||Sporting CP (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique, Hilário was first noticed at Sporting de Lourenço Marques as Eusébio, but the former signed for Sporting Clube de Portugal as the latter joined city rivals S.L. Benfica.
During 14 of the following 15 Primeira Liga seasons, Hilário was an undisputed starter for his team, winning three national championships and as many Portuguese Cups. He missed the club's conquest of the 1964 edition of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, due to a serious tibia injury contracted against Vitória F.C. just three days before the final against MTK Budapest FC.
After ending his playing days, Hilário immediately embarked in a managerial career. This included his only spells in the Portuguese top division, with S.C. Braga in the 1976–77 and the 1979–80 campaigns, and assistant and B-side stints with Sporting.
Hilário played for the first time with Portugal on 11 November 1959, in a 3–5 friendly loss with France. He went on earn a further 39 caps, his last game being on 17 February 1971 in a 0–3 loss against Belgium for the UEFA Euro 1972 qualifiers.
- Primeira Liga: 1961–62, 1965–66, 1969–70
- Taça de Portugal: 1962–63, 1970–71, 1972–73
- UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1963–64
- "Hilário" (in Portuguese). Wiki Sporting. 5 March 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
- "1963/64: Sporting at the second attempt". UEFA.com. 17 August 2001. Archived from the original on 19 May 2008. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
- "A lenda dos Magriços começou há 50 anos" [The legend of the Magriços started 50 years ago]. Expresso (in Portuguese). 13 July 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2017.