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Rui Costa

Rui Costa  
Complete Name: Rui Manuel César Costa
Nationality: Portuguese
Place of Birth: Lisboa, Portugal
Date of Birth: 29/03/1972
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 74 kg
National Team: Portugal - A, U21
Current Club: AC Milan (Italy)
Position: Attacking Midfielder

Rui Costa Career

Benfica (Portugal), Fiorentina (Italy), AC Milan (Italy)
 

Rui Costa Honours

UEFA Champions League (03)
Serie A (04)
Italy's SuperCup (96)
Portuguese League (94)
Portugal's Cup (93)
Coppa Italia (96, 03)
FIFA World Youth Championship (89, 91)
 

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Biography

Rui Manuel César Costa, usually referred to simply as Rui Costa (born March 29, 1972 in Lisbon), is a Portuguese football player. He is a midfielder for Italian club superpower A.C. Milan and the Portuguese national team. In 2004, he was named by Pelé to the FIFA 100, a list of the 125 greatest living football players.

Rui Costa is a member of the so-called "golden generation" in Portuguese football. The Portuguese under-20 national team won two successive World Youth Cups in 1989 and 1991; Rui Costa and fellow FIFA 100 member Luis Figo were stars on the 1991 team. With their spectacular success at youth level, much was expected of the Portuguese national team at senior level as their galaxy of stars matured. However, they did not win a major international tournament at senior level, although the last several members helped lead Portugal to its first-ever major final at Euro 2004, losing to Greece.

Prior to Milan, Rui Costa played for Benfica and Fiorentina. On 3 July 2004 he announced he was leaving the Portuguese national team.
 

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