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Mauro Almeida

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Full nameMauro Alexandre da Silva Almeida
Height1.85 m
Playing positionDefender

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Mauro Alexandre de Silva Almeida (born January 29, 1982) is a Portuguese footballer.

He started his career with top Portuguese side FC Porto, where he failed to make a first team appearance, before moving to Estrela Amadora where he stayed for two seasons. He then left to join Dutch side FC Zwolle in January 2004, where he played for a year before leaving to play for Bulgarian top division club Vihren Sandanski. He was released, but was spotted by Accrington Stanley shortly after, during a mid-season training trip to Spain. He left Stanley at the end of the season.

He signed for Swindon Town at the end of August 2007, and made his debut against Brentford in the JP Trophy on the 4 September. On 27 February 2008, Sligo Rovers announced the signing of Almeida after a short trial with the club.He left in June 2009 after a career-threatening injury. On 24 February 2010, Sligo Rovers announced the signing of Almeida after a short trial with the club.

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