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João Mário

  • 2 Goals
  • 34 Games
  • 2328 minutes played
  • 2 Assists
  • 4 Yellow card
  • 0 Red card

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João Mário Naval da Costa Eduardo

Originally from Oporto, at 11 years of age he traded the “Invicta” city and FC Porto for Lisbon and Sporting CP. along with his brother, Wilson Eduardo. After that he completed his formative years with the lions having won the Portuguese championship for both the under 12 and under 14 categories. He made his debut for the senior team in December 2011 in a Europa League match but only in 2014 did he definitively grab his spot after a half a season’s loan and Vitoria FC.

For the senior team, he won a Portuguese Cup and a Portuguese Supercup and became a permanent feature in thee national team, with whom he won the European Championship in 2016, in France with the world renowned “Aurelios”, so known for the heavy presence of Sporting academy players. He left Alvalade for FC Internazionale in August 2016 representing the clubs’ and Portuguese footballs’ highest fee at the time. After Italy he had spells in England and Russia and now returns to Sporting CP on loan from Inter Milan.

Previous Clubs

2002-2004: FC Porto
2004-2014: SPORTING CP
2014: Vitória FC (loan)
2014-2017: SPORTING CP
2017-2018: FC Internazionale Milano
2018: West Ham UFC (loan)
2018/2019: FC Internazionale Milano
2019/2020: FK Lokomotiv Moskva (loan)
2020: SPORTING CP (loan)


1 - U15 Portugal Championship (2007/08, with SPORTING CP)
1 - U17 District Championship Honour Division (2008/09, with SPORTING CP)
1 - U19 Portugal Championship (2011/12, with SPORTING CP)
2 - Lisbon Honour Cup (2013/14 e 2014/15, both with SPORTING CP) 
1 - Portugal Cup (2014/15, with SPORTING CP)
1 - Portugal Supercup (2015/16, with SPORTING CP)
1 - European Championship (2016)