Pedro Rodrigues (footballer)

Pedro Filipe Figueiredo Rodrigues (born 20 May 1997), otherwise known as Pêpê, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Vitória de Guimarães as a midfielder.

Pedro Rodrigues
Personal information
Full name Pedro Filipe Figueiredo Rodrigues
Date of birth (1997-05-20) 20 May 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Sátão, Portugal
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Vitória Guimarães
Number 8
Youth career
2005–2006 Ferreira de Aves
2007–2008 Académico de Viseu
2009–2016 Benfica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Benfica B 53 (6)
2017–2018Estoril (loan) 22 (1)
2018–2019Vitória Guimarães (loan) 18 (0)
2019– Vitória Guimarães 0 (0)
National team
2012 Portugal U15 2 (0)
2013 Portugal U16 11 (1)
2014 Portugal U17 15 (2)
2014 Portugal U18 2 (0)
2014–2016 Portugal U19 23 (3)
2016–2017 Portugal U20 15 (2)
2016– Portugal U21 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 October 2018

Club careerEdit

Born in Sátão, Rodrigues debuted professionally with Benfica B in a 2015–16 Segunda Liga match against UD Oliveirense on 26 August 2015.[1]

Rodrigues joined Estoril on a loan deal for one season on 21 August 2017,[2][3] and six days later, he made his Primeira Liga debut in a match against Sporting CP. After a season-long loan at Vitória de Guimarães for 2018–19,[4] he signed a five-year contract with the club.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Benfica B 1–1 UD Oliveirense". zerozero. 26 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Pêpê veste as cores estorilistas". G.D. Estoril Praia (in Portuguese). 21 August 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Pedro Rodrigues já fala "à Estoril"". S.L. Benfica (in Portuguese). 22 August 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  4. ^ Pedro Rodrigues emprestado ao Vitória Sport Clube S.L. Benfica (in Portuguese)
  5. ^ "Pedro Rodrigues deixa Benfica e assina por cinco épocas" [Pedro Rodrigues leaves Benfica and signs for five seasons]. A Bola (in Portuguese). 15 July 2019. Retrieved 16 July 2019.

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