|Full name||Marco Paulo Coimbra de Abreu|
|Date of birth||8 December 1974|
|Place of birth||Lubango, Angola|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|Viseu e Benfica|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Abreu was born in Lubango, Huíla Province, to a White African-Portuguese family. He left for Portugal at the age of two and, during his professional career, represented Académico de Viseu FC, C.F. União, C.D. Trofense, Varzim SC, S.C. Covilhã, A.D. Ovarense, S.C. Olhanense, Portimonense S.C. and S.C. Espinho, playing mainly in the second division where he amassed totals of 204 games and nine goals over the course of nine seasons; he added 154/15 in the third level.
Internationally, Abreu appeared for Angola at the 2006 FIFA World Cup as a replacement for suspended Yamba Asha, but made no appearances in the tournament held in Germany. He had made his debut at the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where he was also injured.