Rui Correia

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Rui Correia
Personal information
Full name Rui Manuel da Silva Correia
Date of birth (1967-10-22) 22 October 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth São João da Madeira, Portugal
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1982–1984 Sanjoanense
1984–1986 Sporting CP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1988 Sporting CP 15 (0)
1988–1991 Vitória Setúbal 1 (0)
1991–1992 Chaves 34 (0)
1992–1997 Braga 158 (0)
1997–2001 Porto 38 (0)
2001–2002 Salgueiros 18 (0)
2002–2005 Feirense 87 (0)
2005–2006 Ovarense 27 (0)
2006–2007 Estoril 25 (0)
Total 403 (0)
National team
1995–1997 Portugal 2 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rui Manuel da Silva Correia (born 22 October 1967 in São João da Madeira) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

During his 21-year professional career, Correia represented Sporting Clube de Portugal, Vitória de Setúbal, G.D. Chaves, S.C. Braga, FC Porto (winning two Primeira Liga championships and starting most of the games in 1997–98), S.C. Salgueiros, C.D. Feirense, A.D. Ovarense and G.D. Estoril Praia.

He retired at almost 40, after four seasons in the second division – and one in the third with Feirense – and subsequently joined S.C. Olhanense as its goalkeeping coach. In 2010 he signed with top flight club Académica de Coimbra, in the same predicament.

International career[edit]

Correia earned two caps for Portugal and participated at UEFA Euro 1996, being an unused squad member for the quarterfinalists.

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