Lima Pereira (footballer, born 1994)

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Lima Pereira
Personal information
Full name Tiago Miguel da Silva Vilela Lima Pereira
Date of birth (1994-06-03) 3 June 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Cova da Piedade
Number 5
Youth career
2004–2008 Felgueiras
2008–2009 Porto
2009–2010 Padroense
2010–2013 Porto
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Porto B 0 (0)
2013–2016 Vitória Guimarães B 70 (4)
2016–2017 Varzim 14 (0)
2017– Cova da Piedade 24 (1)
2019Eastern (loan) 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:40, 12 November 2019 (UTC)

Tiago Miguel da Silva Vilela Lima Pereira, known as Lima Pereira (born 3 June 1994) is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a defender for LigaPro club Cova da Piedade.

Football career[edit]

Born in Póvoa de Varzim, Lima Pereira's final youth club was FC Porto, and he was an unused substitute for the reserves in Segunda Liga for two matches in the middle of the 2012–13 season. He then joined another second team, Vitória S.C. B, in the third tier, winning promotion in his first season.

On 9 August 2014, Lima Pereira made his professional debut in a 2014–15 Segunda Liga match against Feirense, when he started and played the full game.[1] He played two full seasons with the club in that league.

For the 2016–17 season, Lima Pereira joined his hometown club Varzim S.C. in the same league. His father António and uncles Paulo and Miguel had previously played for the team.[2]

On 23 June 2017, Lima Pereira left his native Norte region for the first time, signing with C.D. Cova da Piedade on a three-year deal, again in the second division.[3] He went further afield in January 2019, when he joined Eastern Sports Club of the Hong Kong Premier League on a six-month loan.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "V. Guimarães B 3-0 Feirense". LPFP. 9 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Lima Pereira assina pelo Varzim" [Lima Pereira signs for Varzim] (in Portuguese). Varzim S.C. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Nova geografia desafia Tiago Lima Pereira" [New geography challenges Tiago Lima Pereira]. Record (in Portuguese). 23 June 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Cova da Piedade contrata Vitinho e faz regressar Lima Pereira" [Cova da Piedade sign Vitinho and bring back Lima Pereira]. Diário de Notícias (in Portuguese). 23 June 2019. Retrieved 22 October 2019.

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