|Full name||Fernando Peres da Silva|
|Date of birth||8 January 1943|
|Place of birth||Algés, Portugal|
|Date of death||10 February 2019(aged 76)|
|Place of death||Lisbon, Portugal|
|1968–1969||→ Académica (loan)||22||(9)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Peres was born in Algés (Oeiras), Lisbon metropolitan area. He played for C.F. Os Belenenses, Sporting CP, Académica de Coimbra and FC Porto in his country; he experienced his best years with the second club, winning four major titles including two Primeira Liga championships and amassing first division totals of 271 games and 87 goals over 13 seasons.
On either side of his spell with Porto, Peres competed in Brazil, winning the 1974 national championship with CR Vasco da Gama and the regional league with Sport Club do Recife. He retired with Treze Futebol Clube at the age of 33, going to have a brief stint as coach; his Portuguese top division experience consisted of 26 matches with U.D. Leiria, and seven with Vitória de Guimarães.
Peres earned 27 caps for Portugal, scoring four goals. His debut came on 4 June 1964 in a 1–1 friendly draw with England where he scored his team's goal, and his last appearance was during the Brazil Independence Cup final against the hosts, on 9 June 1972.
|1||4 June 1964||Estádio do Pacaembu, São Paulo, Brazil||England||1–0||1–1||Taça das Nações|
|2||4 May 1969||Estádio das Antas, Porto, Portugal||Greece||2–2||2–2||1970 World Cup qualification|
|3||21 November 1971||Estádio da Luz (1954), Lisbon, Portugal||Belgium||1–1||1–1||Euro 1972 qualifying|
|4||25 June 1972||Estádio do Arruda, Recife, Brazil||Republic of Ireland||1–0||2–1||Brazil Independence Cup|
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