João Mário (Bissau-Guinean footballer)
|Full name||João Mário Nunes Fernandes|
|Date of birth||11 October 1993|
|Place of birth||Bissau, Guinea-Bissau|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 January 2018.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2017
Born in Bissau, João Mário moved to Portugal to complete his formation in late 2011, joining S.L. Benfica. On 11 August 2012 he made his debut as a professional, appearing as a late substitute for the reserve team in a 2–2 home draw against S.C. Braga B for the Segunda Liga championship. 16 days later, in the same competition, he scored his first goal, contributing to a 6–0 home routing of C.F. Os Belenenses after a freekick by Miguel Rosa hit the bar and bounced back to him.
- "Benfica B-Sp. Braga B, 2–2: André Gomes dá empate nos descontos" [Benfica B-Sp. Braga B, 2–2: André Gomes for the draw in injury time]. Record (in Portuguese). 11 August 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
- "Benfica B-Belenenses: Goleada na Luz (6–0)" [Benfica B-Belenenses: Routing at the Luz (6–0)]. Record (in Portuguese). 27 August 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
- "Atlético CP: João Mário (ex-Benfica B) é reforço" [Atlético CP: João Mário (ex-Benfica B) is an addition] (in Portuguese). Agente Desportivo. 13 August 2013. Archived from the original on 17 August 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
- "Chaves contrata João Mário, Hugo Santos, João Reis e Paulo Monteiro" [Chaves hires João Mário, Hugo Santos, João Reis e Paulo Monteiro] (in Portuguese). SAPO. 13 June 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014.