Vítor Gomes

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Vítor Gomes
Personal information
Full name Vítor Hugo Gomes da Silva
Date of birth (1987-12-25) 25 December 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Vila do Conde, Portugal
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Aves
Number 30
Youth career
1998–2005 Rio Ave
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2013 Rio Ave 129 (4)
2008 Cagliari (loan) 0 (0)
2013 Videoton (loan) 11 (0)
2013–2014 Videoton 23 (1)
2014–2016 Moreirense 47 (3)
2015 Balıkesirspor (loan) 13 (0)
2016–2017 Belenenses 28 (0)
2017– Aves 13 (1)
National team
2006–2007 Portugal U20 8 (0)
2007 Portugal U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 December 2017.

Vítor Hugo Gomes da Silva (born 25 December 1987 in Vila do Conde), known as Gomes, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for C.D. Aves as a defensive midfielder.

Club career[edit]

A product of hometown Rio Ave FC's youth system, Gomes first appeared with the first team on 19 March 2006, starting in a 0–1 home loss against S.L. Benfica.[1] In late January 2008, he began an unsuccessful loan spell at Serie A's Cagliari Calcio, making no appearances and returning to Rio Ave in July; during that season, he also played 13 matches (12 starts) as the Vila do Conde club returned to the Primeira Liga after an absence of two years.

In the following top flight campaigns, Gomes was regularly used by Rio Ave. He scored his first goals in 2009–10, against C.D. Nacional (2–0, home)[2] and S.C. Olhanense (1–5 defeat, also at home).[3]

In January 2013, Gomes joined a host of compatriots at Videoton FC, with the Hungarians making the deal permanent in early June.[4] Two years later, he was loaned to Balıkesirspor in the Turkish Süper Lig by Moreirense FC.[5][6]

International career[edit]

Gomes was a member of the Portugal under-20 squad at the 2007 FIFA World Cup.[7] Later that year, in August, he received his first callup to the under-21s.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Gomes' older brother, José, was also a footballer. A defender, he represented several clubs, and the pair shared teams in Rio Ave (2005–06, 2009–12).[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mantorras salva Benfica" [Mantorras saves Benfica]. Correio da Manhã (in Portuguese). 20 March 2006. Retrieved 7 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Rio Ave mantém-se invencível" [Rio Ave remain undefeated] (in Portuguese). SAPO. 12 September 2009. Retrieved 7 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Rio Ave 1–5 Olhanense" (in Portuguese). SAPO. 28 March 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2017. 
  4. ^ "Rio Ave: Vítor Gomes em definitivo no Videoton" [Rio Ave: Vítor Gomes to Videoton permanently] (in Portuguese). Mais Futebol. 4 June 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2017. 
  5. ^ "Vitor Gomes Bal-Kes'te İgor De Camargo zor" [Vitor Gomes a Balıkesirspor player İgor De Camargo difficult] (in Turkish). Yenisöz. 19 January 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Vítor Gomes de regresso" [Vítor Gomes returns]. Record (in Portuguese). 8 May 2015. Retrieved 7 December 2017. 
  7. ^ Vítor GomesFIFA competition record
  8. ^ Caçador welcomes new dawn; UEFA.com, 14 August 2007
  9. ^ "Quando todos os dias são vividos em família" [When every day is a family day]. Record (in Portuguese). 24 December 2009. Retrieved 7 December 2017. 

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