|Full name||João Pedro Mingote Ribeiro|
|Date of birth||2 August 1980|
|Place of birth||Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2016||ASA Târgu Mureș||14||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 February 2017.
Born in Santa Maria da Feira, Aveiro District, Mingote's professional input in his homeland consisted of 66 Segunda Liga games over the course of five seasons, with Associação Naval 1º de Maio and A.D. Ovarense. In 2004–05, he played understudy to Sérgio Leite as the latter club finished in 12th position.
During the 2008 January transfer window, Mingote left for Romania – where he would remain the following decade – and signed with CS Pandurii Târgu Jiu from lower league side A.D. Lousada. In the 2012–13 campaign, he contributed with 26 games to help the former team to a best-ever second place in Liga I.