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Cláudia Teresa Pires Neto is a Portuguese football midfielder who plays for German Frauen-Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg.[1]

Cláudia Neto
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Personal information
Full name Cláudia Teresa Pires Neto
Date of birth (1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Portimão, Portugal
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
VfL Wolfsburg
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
UAC Lagos
2008–2013 Prainsa Zaragoza
2013–2014 RCD Espanyol 24 (1)
2014–2017 Linköpings FC 80 (3)
2018– VfL Wolfsburg 26 (1)
National team
2006– Portugal 125 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:17, 4 August 2015 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 October 2019

Neto started playing futsal with UAC Lagos. In 2008, she turned to association football and signed for Prainsa Zaragoza in Spain's Superliga.[2][3] Five years later she moved to RCD Espanyol, where she played just one season.[4] Neto moved to Sweden and signed with Linköpings FC in 2014.

Neto is the current captain of the Portuguese national team helping guide the team to the 2017 UEFA Women's European Championships.[5]

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