Lisbon (Portugal), Newcastle United FC (England), Sporting
Lisbon (Portugal), Valencia CF (Spain)
Hugo Viana born January 15, 1983 in Barcelos is a Portuguese
football player. He plays for both the national team and
He plays as a midfielder, both as an attacking player and as a
winger. Hugo Viana is left footed and is known for his set-pieces.
He started his career at Sporting Lisbon where he won Young
European Footballer of the Year but left for England's Newcastle
United. He played there for two seasons and then returned to
Sporting on loan. At the start of the 2005-06 season he went to
Valencia, again on loan. In March 2006, Valencia have signed him
permanently for £1.5m accrouding to report.
Hugo Viana was a non-playing squad member for Portugal at the
2002 World Cup and played for his country at the 2004 Olympics.
He returned to the National Team after Euro 2004.