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Thomas Pereira (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameThomas Austin Pereira
Place of birthSarpsborg, Norway
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9.2 in)
Playing positionDefender, Left back

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Thomas Austin Pereira (12 June 1973) is a retired Norwegian footballer who spent most of his career at Viking FK in the Norwegian Premier League.

Thomas Pereira arrived at Viking from Moss FK in 1997, and stayed at the club the rest of his career. At the end of the 2008 season, he was ranked 7th on Viking's all time list of appearances. On October 10, 2008, he signed a new one-year contract with Viking, stating that it could never be another club. After his thirteenth and last season in Viking he was awarded a testimonial-game that was played on 21 November 2009 against SK Brann. This was the second time that a player was awarded a testimonial game in Norwegian football.

He made his international debut against South Korea in 1997, and has a total of 8 senior international caps.

On club level, he played a total of 431 matches for Viking.


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