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Ricardo Sá Pinto

Personal information
Full nameRicardo Manuel Andrade S. Sá Pinto
Place of birthPorto, Portugal
Height1.78 m
Playing positionForward

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Ricardo Manuel Andrade e Silva Sá Pinto (born 10 October 1972) is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a forward.

He was known for his fighting spirit, best displayed in his Sporting Clube de Portugal stints - he was dubbed by the club's fans "Ricardo Lion Heart". In a career which was cut short by injury and suspension, he appeared in 230 Portuguese top division games (scoring 51 goals), also playing abroad in Spain for two years.

Sá Pinto appeared with the Portuguese national team in two European Championships, finishing third at Euro 2000.

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