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Carlos Manuel

Personal information
Full nameCarlos Manuel Correia Santos
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9.2 in)
Playing positionMidfielder

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Carlos Manuel Correia dos Santos (-ptˈkaɾluʃ mɐnuˈɛɫpron; born 15 January 1958), known as Carlos Manuel, is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a central midfielder.

Best known for his spell at Sport Lisboa e Benfica, he was also a leading figure for the national team during the better part of the 80's. After retiring, he embarked in a lengthy spell as coach.

Having won more than 40 caps for Portugal in six years, Manuel represented the nation in one World Cup and one European Championship.

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