Ricardo Virtuoso

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Ricardo Virtuoso
Personal information
Full name Ricardo Magno Virtuoso Guarà
Date of birth (1984-03-01) 1 March 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Guarapuava, Brazil
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Valenga/Juventude Futsal
Number 7
Youth career
1998–2004 Guaratinguetá/SP
2004 Clube Atlético Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 FC Chiasso 15 (0)
2006–2008 Columbus Crew 18 (1)
2008–2010 Valenga/Juventude Futsal
2010 SC Zofingen 11 (2)
2010–2011 FC Chiasso [1] 15 (0[2])
2011– Valenga/Juventude Futsal 21 (12[3])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ricardo Magno Virtuoso Guarà, (born March 1, 1984 in Guarapuava, Brazil[4]) is a former Brazilian football (soccer) player and currently futsal player.



Virtuoso played in the youthsystems of Guaratinguetá/SP and Clube Atlético Juventus. He signed with Swiss second division side FC Chiasso in 2004 and played two seasons there.[5] On May 18, 2006 he signed with the Columbus Crew, and was with the team until he was waived in March 2008. Virtuoso returned in summer 2009 to sign with SC Zofingen, who played under his real name Ricardo Guara.[6] After one season with SC Zofingen, returned for one season to his first Swiss club FC Chiasso.[7] After the season 2010/2011 left Swiss and returned to Brazil.[8]


He has also been a member of the U-17 Brazilian national team.


After the end of his contract 2011 with Swiss side FC Chiasso, joined to Brazilian Futsal club Valenga/Juventude Futsal.[9]