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Rui Jorge Costa Figueiredo

Rui Jorge Costa Figueiredo
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Full nameRui Jorge Costa Figueiredo
Date of birthApril 07, 1983(age 33)
Place of birthBarcelos, Portugal
Height1.80 m (5 ft 10.9 in)
Playing positionMidfielder

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Rui Jorge Costa Figueiredo (known as Rui Figueiredo) (born 7 April 1983 in Barcelos, Portugal) is a Portuguese football midfielder who last played for Nea Salamis at Cypriot Second Division.

As a kid he joined Gil Vicente, a well-known club in Portugal's Premier league. He made his debut when 17 years old against SL Benfica and played for six years, in more than 60 games, in the league.

Then he joined C.D. Aves, becoming an important player in the Portuguese Second Division. He came with C.D. Aves to first division again and played in 2006. He also played for Portugal u-16 becoming European Champion in Israel 2000, also winning the Toulon Tournament in 2003. Figueiredo has 54 caps and 10 goals to his credit.

After playing a season for APEP Pitsilias in the Cypriot First Division, he was a regular starter, he moved to Onisilos Sotira he scored 8 league goals becoming the second best scorer of the team.This season 2010-2011 he moved to Nea Salamis.

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