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Marco Caneira

Personal information
Full nameMarco António Simões Caneira
Date of birth9 February 1979(age 37)
Place of birthSintra, Portugal
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10.1 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubVideoton
Number4

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Marco António Simões Caneira (born 9 February 1979) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Videoton FC in Hungary. He preferably plays as a central defender, but is equally at ease on the right or the left flank.

A youth graduate at Sporting, he started his career at the club, also appearing briefly for Benfica in his country, and represented Valencia in La Liga for a couple of years before returning to Sporting to end his career.

Internationally, Caneira appeared for Portugal at two World Cups.


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