Estoril (Portugal), Vitoria Setubal (Portugal), FC Porto
(Portugal), Chelsea FC (England)
2004 Champions League winner (FC Porto) 2003 UEFA Cup winner (FC Porto) 2003 Portuguese League Champions (FC Porto) 2005 Premiership Champions (Chelsea) 2005 League Cup winner (Chelsea) 2004 Second du Championship d'Europe (Portugal)
Paulo Ferreira full name Paulo Renato Rebocho Ferreira, (born
January 18, 1979). He played as a right-back for the Portuguese
national team during Euro 2004. Has 27 Full International Caps.
He started his career in the Portuguese Second Division for GD
Estoril Praia. He then moved to Vitoria Setubal at the start of
the 2001/2002 season. During these years, he accumulated 27 caps
for the Portuguese Under 21 side. Due to his excellent
performances in the Portuguese Super Liga, he moved to FC
Porto's in the 2002-2003 Season by Josť Mourinho.
In the following season, he won the League and Cup double
domestically but the capture of the UEFA Cup over Glasgow Celtic
in Seville was the highlight of an exceptional season. The next
season brought another Portuguese Liga title but more
importantly he played every minute of FC Porto's shock Uefa
Champions League win.
He was called up by the Portuguese National Team for Euro 2004
and started their opening game against Greece, but a serious of
mistakes in the game saw him dropped for Miguel for the rest of
the campaign. He did however came on in the final after Miguel
got injured, but could not stop Portugal's shock defeat to
After playing for FC Porto for two years he joined Chelsea for
£13,200,000 at the beginning of the 2004-2005 season. At
Stamford Bridge, Ferreira is reunited with his former manager
Josť Mourinho and former teammate Ricardo Carvalho, both of whom
were signed by Chelsea in the offseason.