Nuno Pinto

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Nuno Pinto
Personal information
Full name Nuno Miguel Sousa Pinto
Date of birth (1986-08-06) 6 August 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Vitória Setúbal
Number 21
Youth career
1994–1997 Vilanovense
1997–1999 Boavista
1999–2000 Pasteleira
2000–2001 Boavista
2001–2002 Pasteleira
2002–2003 Boavista
2004 Candal
2004–2005 Boavista
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Boavista 7 (0)
2005–2006 Vilanovense (loan)
2007–2008 Trofense (loan) 22 (2)
2008–2011 Nacional 54 (1)
2011–2013 Levski Sofia 50 (0)
2014 Tavriya Simferopol 8 (0)
2015 Astra Giurgiu 7 (0)
2015– Vitória Setúbal 48 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 February 2017.

Nuno Miguel Sousa Pinto (born 6 August 1986) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Vitória F.C. as a left back.

Club career[edit]

Born in Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto District, Pinto emerged through local Boavista FC's youth ranks. Whilst under contract, he spent two seasons on loan in the lower leagues, including 2007–08 with C.D. Trofense in the second division, starting in all the games he appeared in and scoring two goals as the club promoted to the Primeira Liga for the first time ever.

In the 2008 summer, Pinto signed for C.D. Nacional, appearing in only seven league matches in his first year (12 overall) with the Madeira side. He was more regularly played in the following campaigns.

On 28 December 2011, Pinto completed a move to PFC Levski Sofia in Bulgaria, for an undisclosed free.[1] From January 2014 to June 2015 he also competed abroad, with SC Tavriya Simferopol (Ukraine) and FC Astra Giurgiu (Romania).

Pinto returned to Portugal on 3 July 2015, signing a two-year deal with Vitória de Setúbal.[2]

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