João da Rocha Ribeiro
- Not to be confused with João Paulo Pinto Ribeiro.
|Full name||João da Rocha Ribeiro|
|Date of birth||13 August 1987|
|Place of birth||Porto, Portugal|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2009–2010||→ Académica (loan)||22||(1)|
|2011–2012||→ Orduspor (loan)||13||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 April 2014.
Released by Porto, Ribeiro signed a four-year contract with Associação Naval 1º de Maio in the 2006 summer. He made his Primeira Liga debut on 3 December in a 0–2 away loss against C.D. Aves (25 minutes played), and appeared in a further 11 games as the Figueira da Foz club retained its division status.
After one year on loan to fellow league side Associação Académica de Coimbra, Ribeiro left Naval and joined Vitória SC. On 15 January 2011 he netted his first official goal for the Guimarães-based team, in a 1–0 home win against S.C. Olhanense.
- Vitória Guimarães
- Fiore heads transfer stampede; UEFA.com, 1 September 2006