|Full name||Hugo Filipe Gonçalves Martins de Sousa|
|Date of birth||4 June 1992|
|Place of birth||Santa Marinha, Portugal|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 March 2017.
Born in Santa Marinha (Vila Nova de Gaia), Sousa joined FC Porto's youth system in 2004, aged 12. Eight years later, after having playing in several sides at the club, he made his senior debuts with FC Brașov in the Romanian Liga I, signing alongside compatriot Ricardo Machado.
- Ricardo Machado si Hugo Sousa la FC Brasov (Ricardo Machado and Hugo Sousa to FC Brasov); FC Brașov, July 2011 (in Romanian)