FERREIRA: PORTUGAL NATIONAL CAREER IN SUMMARY

March 11, 2022

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Paulo Ferreira featured for the Portuguese u-20 and u-21 teams on several occasions before he was promoted to the senior team. He played six times for the u-20 team before making 21 appearances for the u-21 team for a combined total of 27 appearances for the two Portuguese youth team.


Ferreira made his senior bow during the international friendly meeting with hosts England at Villa Park on September 7, 2002. The right-back played the second half of the friendly game which ended in a 1-1 draw.Read More »

PEREIRA SAYS LUKAKU WILL REDISCOVER BEST FORM

February 14, 2022

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When Chelsea splashed a whopping £97 million to score the signing and return of Romelu Lukaku to Stamford Bridge last summer, a lot of the Blues’ fans were ecstatic that they were getting a more developed striker and a better goalscorer than he was during his first stint at the club. This was because the Belgian international star enjoyed a remarkable campaign the previous season at Italian Serie A champions Inter Milan before deciding to seal a summer exit from the Italian giants.

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Following his return to Chelsea, Lukaku stole the hearts of the fans and his name was commonly mentioned on their lips as they were hoping that he would join the squad and help solve the lack of goalscoring crises there was. Despite Chelsea manager having attackers like Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, and Christian Pulisic, the attacking department still needed some morale boosting as they were not giving their best and were lacking in front of goal.
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PAULO FERREIRA: CHELSEA CAREER REVIEWED

January 22, 2022

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Paulo Ferreira signed for Chelsea from Portuguese giants FC Porto on June 22, 2004. The self-acclaimed Special One Jose Mourinho played a big role in him signing for Chelsea. Mourinho had influenced his signing for FC Porto two years earlier. Paulo Ferreira was one of two players to follow Mourinho from FC Porto to Chelsea alongside compatriot Ricardo Carvalho. The two players had won several titles with their compatriot Mourinho at FC Porto before leaving the club for Chelsea.

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Chelsea paid €20m to sign Paulo Ferreira from Porto and he went on to impress in his first year at the club making 42 appearances in all competitions and helping the club to a first league title in 50 years thanks to the input from Portuguese manager Mourinho.
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PAULO FERREIRA: 2004 CHAMPIONS FINAL REVIEWED

December 16, 2021

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Portuguese player Paulo Ferreira was an important member of the FC Porto defence on the way to winning the 2003/04 Champions League title under the self-acclaimed Special One, Jose Mourinho. FC Porto won the Champions League title for the abovementioned season by thrashing French giants AS Monaco in the final.

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Mourinho had earlier led FC Porto to the 2002/03 UEFA Cup title by beating Celtic in the final of the competition. Paulo Ferreira was on for the whole 120 minutes as Porto beat Scottish Premiership giants Celtic 3-2 at the end of extra time in the final. Derlei scored twice for Porto including first goal of the game in first half added time and the extra time winner on 115 minutes, while Henrik Larsson also bagged abrace for Celtic in the second half. The other Porto goal was scored by Russian player Dmitri Alenichev in the second half of the encounter.
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PAULO FERREIRA: 2012 UCL FINAL EXAMINED

November 11, 2021

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Paulo Ferreira was a member of the Chelsea squad that made history by becoming the first London team to win the UEFA Champions League (UCL) title.

Chelsea remain the only London team to win the UCL title though Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have gone close before losing the final. Arsenal could have become the first London team to win the Champions League title as the Gunners were beaten with ten men by Barcelona in the final. Englishman Sol Campbell scored the first goal of the game for 10-man Arsenal. The Gunners had Jens Lehmann sent off in the opening minutes of the game for a professional foul. Spanish team Barcelona eventually won the game buoyed by two late goals from Samuel Eto’o and JulianoBelletti.Read More »

PAULO FERREIRA: PORTO CAREER TROPHIES REVEALED

October 29, 2021

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Portuguese fullback Paulo Ferreira ended his FC Porto in the summer of 2004 with a lot of trophies thanks in part to the self acclaimed Special One ‘Jose Mourinho’. Mourinho was the catalyst behindFerreira leaving fellow Portuguese team Vitoria Setubal to join Porto. Mourinho also played a big part in Paulo Ferreira leaving his native Portugal to sign for Chelsea in the Premier League. Ferreira left Porto to join the Blues in the summer of 2014 shortly after the club named Mourinho as the new manager. Chelsea paid around €20m to sign Paulo Ferreira from Porto.


Paulo Ferreira won six trophies in his two-year stay at FC Porto. He was at Porto for a period of two years from 2002 to 2004 on the back of his transfer from Setubal. Mourinho was the manager throughout his FC Porto career and he was responsible for converting him from a right winger to a right-back.Read More »

FERREIRA: CHELSEA MAJOR HONOURS REVEALED

September 24, 2021

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Paulo Ferreira spent the longest part of his football career at Chelsea and he won several major trophies at the club before he retired in 2013 shortly after the Blues beat Portuguese giants Benfica in the Europa League final to win the competition.

Portuguese international Paulo Ferreira spent nine years as a Chelsea following his €20m transfer FC Porto. He was able to reunite with the Portuguese duo of Jose Mourinho and Ricardo Carvalho. Ferreira, Carvolho and Mourinho won several trophies together at FC Porto before they all left the club in 2004.Read More »



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